Toni Makkai


Australian values study 2018

Since 1981, the World Values Survey has tracked changes in the values and beliefs of citizens in 97 countries, including Australia. These surveys have identified considerable change in what people want out of life and what they believe.

Report on the ACT GTM pill testing pilot: a harm reduction service

The STA-SAFE Consortium was able to successfully deliver a pill testing pilot at the GTM Festival on 29th April 2018. The service was very well received by festival goers and the pilot provided a very important range of information to be provided to key stakeholders...

ACT recidivist offenders

From 2000 to 2002 the Australian Capital Territory experienced significant declines in the rate of burglary. Toni Makkai, Jerry Ratcliffe, Keenan Veraar and Lisa Collins examine the key factors associated with this reduction and provide a profile of recidivist property offenders in the ACT. They...

Diffusion of benefits: evaluating a police operation

Jerry Ratcliffe and Toni Makkai explore the impact of a targeted policing operation to reduce property crime. By comparing property crime data for the Australian Capital territory and surrounding areas of New South Wales, they find no evidence for displacement, either spatially or by crime...

Women's experiences of male violence: findings from the Australian component of the International Violence Against Women Survey

The International Violence Against Women Survey was conducted across Australia between December 2002 and June 2003. A total of 6677 women participated in the survey, and provided information on their experiences of physical and sexual violence. Jenny Mouzos and Toni Makkai describe the type of...