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About Us

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  • health

  • transport

  • emergency services

  • crime prevention

  • education

  • sport and recreation

  • planning

  • industry

  • policy makers and

  • regulators.

We represent the interests of its constituents, encourage best practice in injury prevention and safety promotion as well as research and injury surveillance.

We are an independent, non-government network representing all-age, all-cause injury prevention and safety promotion in the Australasian region. The AIPN is governed by a constitution and managed by an elected Executive Committee. We strive to promote knowledge of the causes of injury and safety promotion in order to minimise injury-related harm and reduce inequities throughout Australia and New Zealand.

As the region’s key professional body for practitioners, researchers, academics and allied professionals working in injury prevention and safety promotion. It has a broad-based membership from all sectors of the injury prevention and safety promotion community including:

Executive Committee

The Australasian Injury Prevention Network is a volunteer-run, membership-based association managed by an Executive Committee elected via the Network’s Annual General Meeting.

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Dr Julieann Coombes

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Ex-Officio Member

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Dr Helen Harcombe

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Assoc. Professor Janneke Berecki-Gisolf

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General Member

General Member

Life Members

A / Professor Lesley Day

Professor Rod McClure

Jan Shield 

Professor Rebecca Ivers 

Kathleen Clapham

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