La Trobe University


Items published

15 Mar 2018

This project is mapping inquiries into historical child abuse that have proliferated since the 1990s. Its aim is to develop a publicly available web resource containing information on inquiries across the globe.


1 Jan 2010

This thesis will argue that the mere removal of drought from the Natural Disaster Relief Arrangements and directing the management of drought onto the individual farmer in the National Drought Policy (NDP), failed to 'normalise' drought as regular feature of Australia's variable climate for the...


1 Jan 2009

La Trobe University is a major provider of higher education services in Victoria. Commencing in 1967 with 552 students, the University has grown to now accommodate more than 26,000 students including approximately 3,500 international students from over 90 countries. In addition to approximately 15,000 students...



18 Nov 2008

AS IS WELL KNOWN, on 30 September 2008 the first unauthorized boat arrivals of the Rudd Government era were intercepted by the Australian Navy off the coast of Western Australia and taken to Christmas Island. The boat, which had departed from Indonesia, carried twelve passengers...

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10 Apr 2018

Like larger urban populations, rural and regional communities have also experienced significant changes with increasing forms of mobility across a number of areas involving rural-to-rural, rural-to-urban, urban-to-rural or international-to-rural migration.


14 Nov 2017

Research has shown a decline in sport participation for youth between 13-17 years old and that, in order to increase participation in this age group, sporting activities need to be designed to meet their motivations and interests.


14 Jun 2017

This report looks at what Australia invests in preventive health measures and argues that governments must spend more wisely to contain the burgeoning healthcare budget.


20 May 2016

UniPollWatch is a world first. It is the biggest university student journalism project ever undertaken in Australia. The journalism schools at 28 universities have united to cover the 2016 federal election. We are reporting on every House of Representatives electorate, as well as most of...

Literature review

30 Jan 2016

This Evidence Check review examines the association between alcohol availability, alcohol consumption and harms by reviewing evidence from 191 studies over the last decade, and focusing on the density of alcohol outlets and permissible trading hours. Findings include high-quality, locally relevant evidence that alcohol outlet...