INFLUENCING POLICY AND MAKING SUBMISSIONS, Wellington, 31 May

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9am – 1pm Wednesday 31st May

Level 6, PSA House, 11 Aurora Terrace, Wellington

Would you like to get involved in local or national health policy but don’t know where to start or want to know more? 

Are you expected to write, contribute to or present submissions on policy or legislation?

This participative and practical half-day workshop focuses on building confidence in developing policy and making policy submissions. Topics covered include:

  • An overview of the policy development process in New Zealand;
  • How laws and Budgets are made, and the Select Committee process;
  • Introducing the seven-step policy development framework; and
  • Planning to put your ideas across – making submissions, building collaborations

Keriata Stuart (Te Atiawa, Taranaki) is the Public Health Association’s Strategic Advisor, Māori Public Health, with more than 20 years' experience as a policy advisor and researcher. As well as writing, advocating, and communicating policy, Keriata has worked as a trainer and facilitator, and been active in Māori health governance. She has also researched and published on a wide range of topics including alcohol and pregnancy, Māori oral health, and most recently urban development and sustainability.

Numbers are limited. Register below ($150.00 Registration Fee):

Please pay your registration fee promptly by direct credit to AHANZ Kiwibank account, 38-9002-0147875-00 (please identify your payment clearly with your name and "AHANZ Event") or by cheque posted to AHANZ, PO Box 9893 Marion Square, Wellington 6141.

Contact Georgia Wakefield for further information: executivedirector@alliedhealth.org.nz