Preventing and treating injury in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities: Linking Policy, Research and Programs

AIPN One Day Symposium - Friday, 26 July 2013

AIPN Symposium Program

Call for abstracts and registrations are now open for the Australian Injury Prevention Network (AIPN) Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Injury Prevention Symposium.

This one-day symposium will highlight achievements and innovation in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander injury prevention, as well as provide an opportunity to discuss future direction in policy, research and action.

The aim of the symposium is to promote and facilitate a better understanding of best practice in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander injury prevention, and to support partnerships between stakeholder organisations and communities to improve the quality of health and lifestyle in all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

The event will attract a range of delegates including community workers, health professionals, educators, researchers, policy makers and Aboriginal Health Workers.

Abstract submissions close Friday 31 May 2013. For further information please download the abstract submission guidelines.

Registrations are also open and can be processed via the symposium registration form. Registration fees are as follows, and include all symposium materials and catering.


AIPN members




Student (student ID required)


Download the symposium information flyer.


11th Australasian Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion Conference 2013

Presenter registrations now open


Important Dates

Call for Abstracts Open: 7 March 2013

Call for Abstracts Close: 10 May 2013

Notification of results: Friday 7 June 2013
Deadline for presenter registrations: Friday 30 August 2013
Conference: 11 - 13 November 2013


Download Call for Abstracts brochure

Click on the Call for Abstracts image above to go to the Conference website for further information



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Archived - Past AIPN National Conferences

Sydney 1997
Melbourne 1998
Brisbane 1999
Canberra 2000
Warnambool 2001
Perth 2003
Mackay 2004
Sydney 2006
Melbourne 2009

Brisbane 2011


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