2021 SPONSORS & EXHIBITORS

We would like to thank the following sponsors and exhibitors for their support of the Preventive Health Conference 2021.

Destination Sponsor

Perth Convention Bureau

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Bridget Brown, Business Development Manager
A: Level 13, 225 St Georges Terrace, Perth WA 6000
T: 08 9218 2903
E: bridgetb@pcb.com.au
W: https://www.cancerwa.asn.au/

 

Perth Convention Bureau (PCB) promotes Perth and Western Australia as a unique business events destination, making memorable experiences for your delegates.

How can Perth Convention Bureau assist?

- Destination sponsorship package for marketing expenses and costs at PCB member venues & services.

- Hosted site inspection to assess the viability of staging your event in Western Australia

- Collation of venue and hotel proposals from suitable suppliers
- Bid preparation and creation, including PCB representation at destination presentations.

- Engagement of government and industry in areas of expertise

-  Pre & post touring advice for Perth and regional Western Australia

- Free advice on event budgets

- Provision of destination collateral including maps, postcards and access to a professional image gallery

Principle Sponsor

Australian Government Department of Health

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W: www.health.gov.au

 

The Department of Health is committed to achieving our vision of better health and wellbeing for all Australians, now and for future generations. Our strategic priorities are to drive better health and ageing outcomes for all Australians; deliver an affordable, quality health and aged care system; and promote better sport outcomes.

Our purpose is to lead and shape Australia’s health and aged care system and sporting outcomes through evidence-based policy, well targeted programs and best practice regulation. We will achieve this through six outcomes – health system policy, design and innovation; health access and support services; sport and recreation; individual health benefits; regulation, safety and protection; and ageing and aged care.

Associate Sponsor

Cancer Council Western Australia

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Melissa Ledger, Cancer Prevention and Research Director
A: 420 Bagot Rd, Subiaco WA 6019
T: 08 9212 4333
E: melissa.ledger@cancerwa.asn.au
W: https://www.cancerwa.asn.au/

 

As WA's leading cancer charity, every day we're working to support families, prevent cancer, and save lives.

From providing practical and financial support to West Australians affected by cancer, to speaking out on behalf of the community, stopping cancer before it starts, and researching new ways to better detect, treat and defeat cancer, every minute, every hour, every day we're working towards our vision of a cancer free future.

Virtual Sponsor

The Australian Prevention Partnership Centre

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A: PO Box K617, Haymarket, NSW 1240
T: (02) 9188 9500
E: preventioncentre@saxinstitute.org.au
W: www.preventioncentre.org.au

 

The Australian Prevention Partnership Centre is a national collaboration established in June 2013 to increase the use of prevention research in policy and practice. Taking a systems approach and working in partnership with policy agencies, we research new ways of preventing Australia’s greatest health challenge: lifestyle-related chronic diseases.

The Prevention Centre has created a strong platform for research translation through effective collaborations with policy agencies, built capacity in system thinking, and created new knowledge about systems change for prevention. Now that we have good evidence about what we could do better in prevention, we are working to put our research into action.

Associate Partner

Oceania Tobacco Control Conference

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The Oceania Tobacco Control Conference is a biennial conference which provides a unique opportunity for a ‘meeting of minds’, bringing together tobacco control researchers, advocates, policy makers and program administrators from Australia, New Zealand and Pacific Island nations.

Refreshment Break Sponsor

VicHealth

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Dheepa Jeyapalan, Advisor- CEO's Office

A: Victorian Health Promotion Foundation (VicHealth), Melbourne Office, PO BOX 13137, Law Courts VIC 8010
T: (03) 9667 1333
E: webmaster@vichealth.vic.gov.au
W: www.vichealth.vic.gov.au

 

 A world-first health promotion foundation, VicHealth focuses on promoting good health and preventing chronic disease. We pinpoint and prevent the negative influences of ill health and champion the positive influences of good health. Our pioneering work includes creating and funding world-class interventions; conducting vital research to advance Victoria’s population health; producing and supporting public campaigns to promote a healthier Victoria; and providing transformational expertise and insights to government. We work with all levels of government, across political parties and communities, and a range of sectors across health, sports, research, education, the arts and media.

Affiliation Sponsor

National Heart Foundation of Australia

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Julie Anne Mitchell, Director of Health Strategy

A: Level 3 / 80 William Street, East Sydney NSW 2011
T: 13 11 12
E: contactus@heartfoundation.org.au
W: www.heartfoundation.org.au

 

The Heart Foundation is Australia’s peak not for profit organisation leading the fight to save Australian lives.

 

We act to make a difference in the fight against heart disease by:

  • Funding high-impact research, supporting emerging and leading heart health researchers

  • Working to improve heart disease prevention, detection, care and support for all Australians

  • Advocating to governments and industry for increased funding and resources for heart health

  • Building community awareness and confidence to take action on how to live a heart-healthy lifestyle

  • Supporting health professionals in their work to prevent, diagnose, treat and manage heart disease

Collaborating Sponsor & Scholarship Supporter

Healthway

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A: Locked Bag 66, Subiaco WA 6904

T: (08) 9488 6700

E: healthway@healthway.wa.gov.au

W: www.healthway.wa.gov.au

 

Healthway is the only state government agency in Western Australia dedicated to health promotion. Healthway works in partnership with its funded organisations to create healthy activities and events and promote healthy lifestyles. Healthway is committed to creating lasting community impact and focuses on those with greater needs to achieve the best possible health outcomes for all.

Affiliation Sponsor

School of Population & Global Health (FHMS), University of Western Australia

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Colleen Fisher, Head of School

A: M431 - SPGH, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley WA 6009

T: (08) 6488 2193

E: colleen.fisher@uwa.edu.au

W: https://www.uwa.edu.au/health/schools/school-of-population-and-global-health

 

The School of Population and Global Health (SPGH) in the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences at The University of Western Australia is a research-intensive academic organisation giving material expression of the belief that excellence in research underpins excellence in educations and community partnerships. The School has a reputation for an evidence based approach to research and education that influences policy and practice development.

Exhibitors

WANADA

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Kimberley Wilde, Project Officer

A: PO Box 8048, Perth WA 6849

T: 08 6557 9400

E: projects@wanada.org.au

W: www.wanada.org.au

The Western Australian Network of Alcohol and other Drug Agencies (WANADA) is the peak body representing over 90 alcohol and other drugs education, prevention, treatment, and support services from throughout WA. Established in 1984, WANADA is an independent, membership-driven, not-for-profit association that takes a 'whole of community' approach to alcohol and other drug issues.

WANADA's vision is a human services sector that significantly improves the health and wellbeing of individuals, families, and communities by addressing alcohol and other drugs.

WANADA's purpose is to lead a shared voice within the specialised alcohol and other drug sector that drives positive change.

BreastScreen WA

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Angela Hellewel, Coordinator, Health Promotion and Recruitment

A: EastPoint Plaza, L9, 233 Adelaide Terrace, Perth WA 6000

T: 08 9323 6707

E: breastscreenwa@health.wa.gov.au

W: https://www.breastscreen.health.wa.gov.au/

BreastScreen WA provides free screening mammograms to women with no symptoms and specifically targets women aged 50 to 74 years, as the scientific evidence of benefit from screening mammography is greatest for women in this age group. However, all women 40 years or over are eligible to attend.

Screening mammograms are used to find breast cancers early, before they can be seen or felt. By finding breast cancers early, the better the chance of successful treatment.

Women may book their appointment, at any one of BreastScreen WA’s 11 permanent clinics or four mobile units, online at www.breastscreen.health.wa.gov.au, by calling 13 20 50 or at the BreastScreen WA display at the conference.

Aboriginal Health Council of WA

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Ronda Clarke, Sector Engagement Officer

A: P.O. Box 8493, Highgate WA 6003

T: (08) 9227 1631

E: ronda.clarke@ahcwa.org

W: www.ahcwa.org.au

The Aboriginal Health Council of Western Australia (AHCWA) is the peak body for the 23 Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services (ACCHS) providing comrehensive primary health care across WA.

AHCWA and our Member Services (ACCHS) come together as one to respect; welcome and understand the social and cultural needs; to network; provide support; advocate; to influence policy; monitor performance; build work capacity; improve and strengthen the social emotional wellbeing; of Aboriginal peple and their communities.

Our Vision is for Aboriginal people across WA to enjoy the same level of health and wellbeing as all Western Australians.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet

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Tara Hoyne, Development & Marketing Manager

A: ECU 2 Bradford Street, Mount Lawley WA 6050

T: 08 9 370 6109

E: t.hoyne@ecu.edu.au

W: healthinfonet.ecu.edu.au

The Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet is an innovative unique web resource that aims to inform practice and policy in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health by making the evidence base freely accessible via the Internet www.healthinfonet.ecu.edu.au, Since 1997, the HealthInfoNet is helping to close the gap in health between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and other Australians. Their knowledge exchange research aims at providing the knowledge and other information needed for practitioners and policy-makers to make informed decisions. The HealthInfoNet supports information-sharing among practitioners, policy-makers and others working to improve Indigenous health with free on line yarning places.

Injury Matters

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Catrina Wold, Injury Prevention Lead

A: 297 Vincent Street, Leederville WA 6007

T: 08 6166 7688

E: cwold@injurymatters.org.au

W: www.injurymatters.org.au

Injury Matters aims to prevent and reduce the impact of injury within the Western Australian community.

We work to have a positive impact on the community, committed to creating safer people and places. We raise awareness of injury prevention and recovery by providing training, advocacy, and support for those affected by the impact of injury.

Given the breadth and diversity of injury in WA, we work across a range of current and emerging injury priority areas. This includes falls, trauma recovery, and safety promotion. We influence, empower and collaborate with people, agencies, communities and governments for positive injury outcomes.