Emily Banks

Journal article

Far from ‘mission accomplished’: time to re-energise tobacco control in Australia

This article explores a brief history of tobacco control, in relation to policy reform and recent evidence, and outline the case for re-energising tobacco control at a time when public health has gained new political and social currency.
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Strengths-based approaches for quantitative data analysis: a case study using the Australian Longitudinal Study of Indigenous Children

This paper describes and empirically evaluates a set of strategies to support strengths-based quantitative analysis relating to Indigenous health and wellbeing.

Identifying the social costs of tobacco use to Australia in 2015/16

The tobacco epidemic, although past its peak in Australia in terms of the prevalence of smoking, still extracts a considerable toll on the health and economic welfare of Australians. The purpose of this study was to update the estimated social costs of tobacco use in...
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Maternal age and offspring developmental vulnerability at age five: a population-based cohort study of Australian children

In recent decades, there has been a shift to later childbearing in high-income countries. There is limited, large-scale evidence of the relationship between maternal age and child outcomes beyond the perinatal period. The objective of this study is to quantify a child’s risk of developmental...
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Deadly progress: changes in Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adult daily smoking, 2004–2015

An estimated 35 000 fewer Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adults smoked every day in 2014–15 compared with if daily smoking remained at 2004–05 prevalence. This substantial reduction will lead to thousands of lives saved.