PHAIWA Advocacy Short Course (12-16 March 2018)

Course Type: 
Short course
Course Location: 
Tradewinds Hotel: 
Fremantle, Western Australia
Course Commencement Date: 
12 Mar 2018

Who should attend?

The course is designed for practitioners, researchers and policy actors who do not have an existing specialism in the advocacy field but may have a responsibility or interest in the integration of advocacy into planning, projects and policy.

What will you get out of the course?

This five day skills based and interactive course will enable participants to gain a comprehensive understanding of advocacy concepts, frameworks and core skills, how advocacy can value add and a systematic process of planning advocacy. Participants will work in small groups to develop an advocacy plan relevant to their objectives. 

Who are the speakers?

Michael Moore: CEO Public Health Association of Australia; President of World Federation of Public Health Associations; previous independent member of the ACT Legislative Assembly

Professor Mike Daube AO: Professor of Health Policy at Curtin University

Christina Matthews: Chief Executive Officer at the Western Australian Cricket Association (WACA)

Michael Thorn: Chief Executive at Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (FARE)

Elizabeth Chester: Director of Communications & Development at Telethon Kids Institute; Seven News Producer

Jim Dodds: Director, Environmental Health Directorate, WA Department of Health

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Course Cost: 
$1800 (excl GST)
Course Contact Person: 
Melinda Edmunds
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