Tuesday 29 May 2018
2.00pm – 4.00pm
HCA is hosting a consumer forum as part of the consultation process in the development of the State Public Health Plan 2019 – 2024.
Prof. Paddy Phillips, Chief Medical Officer / Chief Public Health Officer will outline the draft framework, providing an opportunity for consumers to learn more about the draft Plan and the role of public health.
You will have the opportunity to share your views about what a healthier South Australia looks like to you. Your input will help shape the development of the second State Public Health Plan which will set the direction for public health and wellbeing in South Australia over the next five years.
The draft State Public Health Plan 2019 – 2024 is available for download here.
You can find out more about other avenues to provide feedback here.
You can register to attend here.
You can view the even program below
Public Health Forum Program
*afternoon tea will be provided.
Wednesday 13 June 2018
10.00am - 11.30am
We invite you to join the HCA team in June for a casual meet and greet over morning tea. You will have the opportunity to meet our new Chief Executive, Ms Julia Overton, and our three new team members, Allison Willis (NALHN Consumer Engagement Officer), Ellie Hodges (CALHN Consumer Engagement Officer), and Bernadette Barrett (on student placement). You can also talk with the HCA team members and find out more about our current projects. Please register to attend here.
Monday 21 – Sunday 27 May 2018
Next week is National Volunteers Week. It is an annual celebration to acknowledge the generous contribution of volunteers across our nation. This years’ theme, 'give a little, change a lot' represents the millions of volunteers who make a profound impact in their communities and on society, through giving a little time. The annual National Volunteer Week Parade will be held in Adelaide on Monday 21 May 2018. You can find out more and register here.
Tuesday 28 – Friday 31 August 2018
Early bird registrations are open for the Mental Health Services (TheMHS) Conference. The Conference aims to provide a platform for debate that challenges present knowledge and ideas about mental health care and current mental health systems across Australia and New Zealand. There will be presentations from both public and private sectors of the mental health community. The theme of the conference promotes collaborative research, practice, policy-making and education. You can view the conference brochure here and register to attend here.
Thursday 14 June 2018
COTA SA, Adelaide
As part of Men's Health Week, you can join COTA SA, browse information stalls, book in for a health check with UniSA, and hear a host of fantastic speakers on managing men's health. There are also presentations on Men's Sheds and Staying Strong. You can find the event program, flier, and registration details here.