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Public health and disasters regional course



The City of Bunbury and Shire of Augusta-Margaret River, on behalf of the Public Health and Clinical Services Division, is organising this course focusing on disaster preparedness. The course is aimed at increasing participant's awareness of the considerations for preventing, preparing, responding and recovering from a disaster that may compromise public health.

The course will be conducted free of charge, as it is being generously sponsored by the City of Bunbury and Shire of Augusta-Margaret River in conjunction with the Department of Health.

Guest speakers with extensive experience cover issues such as

The course is targeted at public health practitioners, including community health staff, environmental health officers, public health staff and infection control staff. Others who may be involved in the emergency response to public health events are also encouraged to attend.

Although numbers are limited, every effort will be made to accommodate all applications.

Please register your interest as soon as possible and a draft program will be forwarded to you. Please note local presenters will be utilised as often as possible.


Sarah Upton
City of Bunbury
Ph: (08) 9792 7100 or
Kim Nolan
Shire of Augusta-Margaret River
Ph: (08) 9780 5219

Lindsay Gillam
Department of Health
Ph: (08) 9388 4961


Last updated: 11 March 2014
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