Monday, 12 March 2018 to Friday, 16 March 2018

Target audience: 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.

Speakers to date include:

  • MICHAEL MOORE: CEO Public Health Association 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 Wes tern 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

Draft Program:*

Day One: INTRODUCTION TO ADVOCACY
Advocacy theory
Planning for advocacy
Keynote: Professor Mike Daube AO, Curtin University
Day Two: USING AN ADVOCACY FRAMEWORK
Developing key messages
Keynote: Jim Dodds, Department of Health
Keynote: Christina Matthews, WACA
Day Three: USING THE MEDIA WISELY
Elizabeth Chester will facilitate the day talking print and online media, TV and Radio.
Day Four: USING AN ADVOCACY FRAMEWORK
Advocacy strategies
Evaluating advocacy
Keynote: Michael Thorn, FARE
Dinner with invited speakers: Venue TBC
Day Five: INFLUENCING THE POLITICAL ARENA
Keynote: Michael Moore, PHAA & WFPHA
Panel session with politicians

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