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John W. Toumbourou

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Report

4 May 2018
226

Finding effective ways to prevent crime is important. This project was designed to demonstrate the feasibility of combining data from a 12-year Australian longitudinal study with prevention strategy investment data, to estimate potential returns, including a reduction in intimate partner violence and prison entry.

Report

29 Mar 2017
375

The objective of this report, commissioned by Family and Relationship Services Australia (FRSA), was to begin a national conversation as to how investing in coordinated strategies to increase family-based prevention and early intervention services can be utilised in Australia to better address priority health and...

Literature review

30 Nov 2016
300

This Sax Institute Evidence Check review examined evidence of the effectiveness of using public libraries as settings for health promotion and health education programs.

Although very few such programs have been evaluated and reported in the literature, there is evidence that it is feasible...

Literature review

30 Aug 2015
99

This review examined the evidence for the effectiveness of online brief interventions (BIs) to reduce youth methamphetamine use.

It found promising but inconclusive evidence that online BIs may be a useful tool in preventing initiation of illicit drug use among youth, including amphetamine-type drug...

Report

6 Nov 2009
537

This paper presents an analysis of factors associated with violent and antisocial behaviours among young Australians aged 10–14 years and examines the relationship between these behaviours and alcohol consumption.

This paper was commissioned by the Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth (ARACY) to...

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