Health Promotion Journal of Australia Health Promotion Journal of Australia Society
Journal of the Australian Health Promotion Association

About the Journal

Health Promotion Journal of Australia publishes high-quality research and perspectives from academics and practitioners that contributes to the knowledge base and provides evidence for health promotion. In particular, the journal reports on policies, theories, strategies and programs that use educational, organisational, economic and/or environmental approaches to health promotion and their evaluation.


Health Promotion Journal of Australia is a valuable resource for individuals and organisations involved in health promotion research, policy making and the provision of health care, such as hospitals, community centres and care facilities.

Society Links

Health Promotion Journal of Australia is published on behalf of the Australian Health Promotion Association.


The Ray James Memorial Award is presented for excellence and innovation in health promotion research published during the previous year in the Health Promotion Journal of Australia.

Social Media

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Bibliographic Details

ISSN: 1036-1073
eISSN: 2201-1617
Frequency: 3 issues per year
Current Issue: Volume 28 (2)
Impact Factor: 1.097

Indexed/Abstracted in:

  • Abstracts on Hygiene and Communicable Diseases
  • AppLIed Social Sciences Index and Abstracts
  • CAB Abstracts
  • EBSCO/EBSCO Discovery
  • Global Health
  • Journal Citation Reports/Social Sciences Edition
  • PubMed/MEDLINE
  • ProQuest (Ex Libris)
  • Scopus
  • Social Sciences Citation Index
  • Sociological Abstracts

Health Promotion Workforce

Adjunct Professor Trevor Shilton discusses the importance of the virtual issue on the Health Promotion Workforce.

Award Winners

Congratulations to Kristiann C. Heesch and Michael Langdon, winners of the Ray James Award for 2017. And congratulations also to L. Wolfenden, M. Kingsland, B. Rowland, P. Dodds, M. Sidey, S. Sherker and J. Wiggers for their highly-commended paper.