School-based prevention in very remote settings
This preliminary study aimed to test the feasibility of processes and methods of data-gathering, the reliability of youth self-report measures, and to identify the direction of effects for an evaluation of a longer-term pilot of the curriculum.
Enhancing social and emotional wellbeing of Aboriginal boarding students
The primary aim of this study was to evaluate the relevance and effectiveness of a pilot SEL program that had been designed for use in the Aboriginal boarding context.
From eye rolls to punches: experiences of harm from others’ drinking among risky-drinking adolescents across Australia
This study explores the experience of harms due to another person’s drinking within a demographic particularly vulnerable to these consequences. It is the largest sampling of young Australian risky drinkers, who are underrepresented in general population surveys.
An evaluation of liquor licensing restrictions in the Western Australian community of Port Hedland
In response to expressions of concern from the Town of Port Hedland about local alcohol problems, the Western Australian Director of Liquor Licensing conducted a series of inquiries leading to the decision to impose restrictions on the sale and promotion of packaged liquor. Richard Midford...