Report from the 2013 Australian Health Promotion Association Conference

Without a doubt it is a tough time to be a health promoter in Australia.  Several states have severely cut their workforces.  Following reviews in SA Health, my entire work unit including my position has been lost.  It stings. For this reason, it is crucial to keep professional practice and networking alive.  The Australian Health Promotion Association 2013 Conference brought together 450 health promotion professionals from across sectors to discuss, debate and stimulate action on contemporary health promotion issues. This conference had a strong focus on workplaces, early childhood settings, schools, and community-based interventions.  This is reflective of where the

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