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Bernadette Ward

Journal article

Rural parents, teenagers and alcohol: what are parents thinking?

This article explores the attitudes, beliefs, and concerns of rural parents about teenage alcohol drinking. Focus groups were conducted with 26 parents in north and north-western rural Victoria, which discussed drunkenness and drinking patterns, age of initiation into drinking in the home, where and when...
Journal article

Enhancing Indigenous Participation in Higher Education Health Courses in Rural Victoria

The poor health status of Australia's Indigenous people is well-documented, as are the links between health and education. Aboriginal communities recognise the utmost importance of improving educational, physical, social and economic well-being in an environment where disproportionate numbers of Aboriginal students fail to complete secondary...