Draft WA Health Promotion Strategic Framework 2017-2021 Public Consultation

Closed 17 Oct 2016

Opened 20 Sep 2016


You are invited to review and provide feedback on the draft WA Health Promotion Strategic Framework 2017–2021 (WA HPSF). The WA HPSF sets out a plan for reducing the prevalence of chronic disease and injury over the next five years. It builds on the achievements of the previous versions (2007-11 and 2012–16) and takes into account new evidence, policy changes, and relevant state, national and international developments.

The WA HPSF focuses on the main lifestyle risk factors which contribute most to the burden of chronic disease– including overweight and obesity; poor diet; insufficient physical activity; smoking; and harmful levels of drinking. It also includes a section on preventing injury and promoting safer communities. It articulates related priorities and a framework for action to improve the health of the Western Australian population.

While the WA HPSF outlines WA Health's strategic direction and priorities, influencing the wider determinants of health to achieve a healthier WA will require the involvement of many partners. As such, it is anticipated that the WA HPSF will be useful for agencies and organisations across a diverse range of sectors with a shared interest in promoting better health in WA. 

Why we are consulting

To obtain feedback on the WA HPSF to further strengthen the document and ensure it is a robust policy framework that can be used by WA Health, its partners and stakeholders.

Related documents

A link to the Draft WA Health Promotion Strategic Framework 2017-2021 (word and PDF version) is included at the bottom of this page. You will be guided to relevant page numbers within the document throughout this consultation. 

A PDF copy of the online questionnaire has also been attached for your reference. 

Completing the survey

The survey consists of 29 questions. Questions 1 to 5 require a response. Providing a response to all other questions is optional. 

The survey may be completed over more than one session. Please retain your login details if you wish to complete the survey at a later time.  

The survey will close at 11.59pm on Monday 17 October 2016. 

What happens next 

Your response will feed into the formal consultation process. We are not setting a fixed release date for the final WA HPSF. This will largely depend on feedback provided through the consultation process. 


  • WA Health services and staff
  • State government agencies
  • Non-government organisations
  • Peak bodies and associations
  • Local governments
  • Research institutions
  • Universities
  • Contracted service providers
  • Aboriginal health
  • Health professionals
  • Health workforce
  • Primary Care
  • Researchers
  • Policy
  • Planning


  • Preventive health
  • Population health
  • Strategic Policy
  • Policy development
  • Planning