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HIV futures seven: the health and wellbeing of HIV positive people in Australia

Jeffrey Grierson, Marian Pitts & Rachel Koelmeyer
The HIV Futures 7 survey was completed by 1058 HIV positive Australians from all states and territories.

Private lives 2: the second national survey on the health and wellbeing of GLBT Australians

William Leonard, Marian Pitts & Anne Mitchell
Private Lives 2 (PL2) is a report on the second national survey of the health and wellbeing of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) Australians.

HIV futures six: making positive lives count

Jeffrey Grierson, Jennifer Power & Marian Pitts
Now in its twelth year this survey aims to collect data to help inform health workers, policy makers and people living with AIDS aware of the health and social issues experienced by the AIDS community.

Coming forward: the underreporting of heterosexist violence and same sex partner abuse in Victoria

William Leonard, Anne Mitchell & Marian Pitts
This report on the responses of 390 gay, lesbian, bisexual, transsexual and transgender (GLBT) Victorians about their experiences of violence and abuse finds that both the actuality and the threat of violence are a day-to-day part of GLBT Victorians' lives.

It's just easier: The Internet as a safety-net for same sex attracted young people

Lynne Hillier, & Philomena Horsley
This report explores the use of the Internet by same sex attracted young people.

Living Safer Sexual Lives

Kelley Johnson, Lynne Hillier & Lyn Harrison
Living Safer Sexual Lives was a three year Victorian Health Promotion Foundation funded action research project undertaken at the Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society (ARCSHS) at La Trobe University.

The energy to engage: wind farm development and community engagement in Australia

John Spoehr & Carlo Tognato
This report reviews what is known about community engagement in wind energy industry and identify what we still need to understand. After briefly presenting the relationship between wind farms and society as a significant one, we will recapitulate what strains that relationship and how community...

Body Mass Index (BMI) for children and infant-parent interaction

Louise Newman
Body Mass Index (BMI) for children and understanding the capacities of infants and the importance of communication for development are the focus of this publication.

Quality in children's services

The quality of children’s services has a profound influence on children’s development throughout the life course.

Overweight and obesity in childhood

Overweight/obesity during childhood is a major public health issue with more than 200,000 Australian children between 2-18 years now obese (Booth et al, 2003).

Towards an Early Years Learning Framework

The Australian and state and territory governments are committed to the development of a national Early Years Learning Framework.

Antibiotic resistance: how did we get here and what can we do?

Antibiotic resistance is a worsening phenomenon, seen all over the world, including Australia. There are multiple causes and a multi-pronged solution is required.

Online video in Australia: exploring audiovisual fiction sites

Rosemary Curtis, Jock Given & Marion McCutcheon
One in five Australians (14 years and over) reported viewing online video via a PC 'in the last four weeks' in 2010, nearly double the figure in 2008, according to Roy Morgan.

Impacts of climate change on public health in Australia

Tony Walter, Peter Stevens & Alison Verhoeven
Provides information, opinions and recommendations relevant to assessing the potential impacts of climate change on public health in Australia, as well as guidelines for decision-making in responding to these impacts.

How can rural health be improved through community participation?

, Amanda Kenny & Virginia Dickson-Swift
The purpose of this issue brief is to provide evidence on how the health of rural Australians can be improved through community participation initiatives.

Involving children and young people in research

Kate Bishop
Involving children and young people in participatory research can be of great benefit to the young participants as well as to researchers. However that involvement also raises a number of ethical and access challenges. Involving Children and Young People in Research is a compendium of papers that...

Early childhood intervention: core knowledge and skills

Tim Moore
In its relatively short history, the field of early childhood intervention has evolved rapidly, and a number of well-documented trends have become evident.

Linking schools and early years services

Addressing the low literacy levels of many children from disadvantaged backgrounds requires identifying and removing barriers these children face when starting school and will also require greater partnerships and collaboration between schools and early years services.

Impetigo and febrile convulsions

Keith Grimwood & Daryl Efron
Impetigo and febrile convulsions are considered in this Community Paediatric Review.

Do franking credits matter? Exploring the financial implications of dividend imputation

Andrew Ainsworth, Graham Partington & Geoff Warren
We examine the implications of the imputation system for stock prices and returns, cost of capital, project evaluation, capital structure, payout policy and investor portfolios. We also discuss potential impacts if the imputation system was dismantled or adjusted, perhaps in conjunction with a reduction in the corporate tax rate. A key theme is that the financial effects of imputation are often contentious. Most notably, the impact of imputation credits on share prices and cost of...

Review of the effectiveness of predictive models for mesothelioma to identify lessons for asbestos-related policy

Alison Reid
Systematic review of the models available for predicting asbestos-related mesothelioma, with a focus on what works best for current built-environment asbestos exposure.

Australia adjusting: optimising national prosperity

This report puts forward a comprehensive economic reform agenda for an open and adaptive nation to enhance its economic flexibility, improve its capacity to innovate and maximise the potential of its human capital.

Setting public policy

This report provides analysis, discussion and rare personal insight from former prime ministers, premiers and senior public servants into policy and economic reform.

Promoting child and family social and emotional wellbeing, and constipation and encopresis

The foundations of good social and emotional development are formed in early infant-parent and caregiver relationships.

Sustained home visiting for vulnerable families and children: a literature review of effective programs

Myfanwy McDonald, Tim Moore & Sharon Goldfeld
The paradox of service delivery for children and families is that vulnerable families – that is, those families with the greatest needs – are also the least likely to be able to access those service.

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