La Trobe University


Research report

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.

Research report

10 Aug 2017

Multiple research methods were used to develop options for specialist schools to enhance mainstream school inclusion.


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...



5 May 2016

Most Australian women (87%) have experienced some form of street harassment, whether it’s whistles, stares, unwanted comments or being followed by strangers in the street – often before the age of 18.

Several countries, including Belgium and Portugal, have introduced legislation to...

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...

Discussion paper

11 Jan 2016

This paper examines the current state of knowledge on the impact of domestic and family violence (DFV) on parenting. It considers how often DFV occurs among parents; the impact of DFV on parenting; the methods and behaviours used by perpetrators to disrupt the mother-child relationship;...



11 Nov 2015

It is oppressive and impractical to compel everyone to make English their first language, argues George Vasilev against Helen Kroger's recent claim that Melbourne's south-eastern suburbs are descending into ethnic ghettoisation.

"Politicians who resort to this strategy are interested not in offering policies justifiable...

Audio interview

30 Jul 2015

Even after a lifetime of experience, there are still questions that need to be asked about the sexual health and practices of older people.

Dr Bianca Fileborn is asking those questions.

She is an instigator of a first-of-its-kind study called Sex, Age and...

Research report

21 Jul 2015

This paper provides an overview of the methods and synthesises findings from an ARC Linkage project that explored Self Advocacy and Inclusion of People with Intellectual Disabilities and considers the implications of the findings in the context of the National Disability Strategy (Commonwealth of Australia,...