Sheryl A. Hemphill


Prevent crime and save money: Return-on-investment models in Australia

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.

Positive associations between school suspension and student problem behaviour: recent Australian findings

This paper discusses the implications for policy development around the management of student misbehaviour and conduct breaches.

Violent and antisocial behaviours among young adolescents in Australian communities

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 inform...