News & Resources

MEDIA RELEASE | Remember the Kids These School Holidays

An average of 127 children are killed or seriously injured in road crashes each year (1). These school holidays, Injury Matters are urging all WA drivers to be mindful of the smallest road users these school holidays.

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MEDIA RELEASE | Road Safety Vital to Keep Hospital Beds Free

Injury Matters is reminding the WA community to stay safe on our roads this Easter. Long weekends traditionally see a spike in road trauma incidents; while we may be using the roads less than usual this holiday, it is not a time to reduce our focus on road safety.

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Our Visit to the South West

Our team recently visited at the end of February 2020. The combined several tasks from meeting with Heavy Vehicle organisations, holding an information session to the local community and first responders and taking part in the pastoral care of the RAC Project Road Smart event.

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Road Crash and Trauma Statistics

Information on Road Crash and Trauma Statistics are available from a number of sources. Please find following some suggested links

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Silenced Voices

“Despite the introduction of road safety measures and media campaigns, crashes are a leading cause of death in Western Australia.

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Aboriginal Road Trauma

Aboriginal Road Trauma: Key informant views of physical and psychological effects (Ferguson, C., & Segre, A). “Aboriginal car occupants involved in

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Establishing a Sustainable Road Trauma Support Service in Western Australia

Commissioned by the Department of Health, WA, Establishing a Sustainable Road Trauma Support Service in Western Australia (Breen,L., O’Connor, M., Le, A

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