The QHHCoP Digest is our quarterly heat health newsletter featuring updates, local/global news, events, webinars, and grants. Have something you’d like to share with our network? We would love to hear from you! Fill out our QHHCoP Digest form below to be featured.
QHHCoP Heat Health Summaries
We are currently developing a series of short summaries across a range of topics which are impacted by heat. These documents may be used to help policy makers, QHHCoP members, and the public understand heat as an issue across sectors by communicating key points, research data, methodology, case studies and best practice. Is there a certain heat-related topic we should summarise? Let us know your thoughts by filling out the QHHCoP Summaries form.
June 2023: Building a Heat Resilient Queensland
Our June event featured a panel of experts across climate change adaptation, disaster management, architecture, community development and tenancy who shared their insights on practical strategies for reducing heat-related harm in our communities.
March 2023: Heat Action in Queensland
Our March event showcased a range of local government heat projects, featuring insightful presentations around using greenery to cool streets, mapping urban heat islands, and creating policies for resilient cooling. The event emphasised the importance of collaboration between government, researchers, and communities in addressing the challenges posed by increasing temperatures, with key focuses on greening, heatwave warnings and improving built design.
December 2022: QHHCoP Launch Event
Our Launch event featured a panel discussion with heat health professionals across policy, healthcare and urban planning, as well as a focus group discussion with members to help shape the nature and direction of the QHHCoP.
Our Advisory Group
The QHHCoP is supported by representatives from: