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Public Health Association of Australia (PHAA)



The Public Health Association of Australia (PHAA) is a non-government organisation for public health in Australia and works to promote the health and wellbeing of all Australians. PHAA seeks to improve population health outcomes based on prevention, social determinants of health and equity principles. PHAA has branches in every state and territory and a wide range of special interest groups, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health. The branches work with the national office in providing policy advice, in organising seminars and public events and in mentoring public health professionals. The PHAA advocates work done by the Jalaris Aboriginal Corporation and features information on the Jalaris kids future club project. PHAA has a national and multidisciplinary perspective on public health issues and its aims to make a major contribution to the public health debate in Australia through representation on government boards, committees and other decision-making bodies, such as the National Health and Medical Research Council and the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.

Abstract adapted from Public Health Association Australia


Public Health Association of Australia
Keep Australia Beautiful Building
Units 2 and 3, 20 Napier Close
Deakin ACT 2600
PO Box 319
Curtin ACT 2605
Ph: (02) 6285 2373
Fax: (02) 6282 5438


Last updated: 13 September 2013
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