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Drug use, hepatitis C and exposure to injecting among young people in Queensland: The Big Day Out Survey 2009

Joanne Bryant, Hannah Wilson, Peter Hull & Carla Treloar
The Big Day Out survey is a cross-sectional survey which surveyed people who attended the Big Day Out music festival at the Gold Coast, Queensland, in 2008 and 2009. The survey gains insight into drug use amongst young people and those who have been exposed to injecting.

NGO Partnership Project: Integration of Service Delivery by Large Multi-Service Non Government Providers, Final Report

John Barber & Tony Eardley
The research on which this report was based was commissioned by the Department of Family and Community Services (FaCS) in 2001. The purpose of the study was to shed light on developments in service integration by large, multi-service, non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in the community welfare sector. A sample of 10 national and State-based NGOs was selected for the study in consultation with the Department. These represent major service providers in a range of welfare and...

Linked Care Evaluation Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Coordinated Care Trial, Local Evaluation Whole of System Report

Karen Fisher, Michael Fine, Jenny Doyle, Stefani Strazzari, Justin McNab, Mark Harris, G Powell Davies & Terry O'Brien
The Linked Care Trial was an innovative approach to linking health and community care services for people in need of ongoing care, established in 1996-97 in the municipalities of Hornsby and Ku-ring-gai in Sydney’s northern suburbs. The trial formed part of a national program of Coordinated Care Trials (CCTs) established in 1996 to test whether it was possible to coordinate the care currently provided by a variety of different health and community care services and...

Post Occupancy Evaluation Practical Handbook

Jane Carthey & Tim Earnshaw
Post Occupancy Evaluation Practical Handbook (Report issued November 2007)

Cost of Providing Specialist Disability Services and Communities Services in Queensland: Summary Report

K.R Fisher, D Maynard, M Rajkovic & P Abelson
The research investigates the expenditure and funding of the services provided by NGOs (Non-government Organisations) funded by Disability Services Queensland (DSQ) and Department of Communities (DOC) in Queensland. The research tasks are as follows. 1. Identify the resources and tasks associated with all aspects of service provision that incur a cost 2. Determine the current expenditure of providing services (in existing service models) through analysis of a representative sample of organisations 3. Test the validity...

The exposure and transition study: Exposure to injecting and hepatitis C among young people at risk

Joanne Bryant, Jeanne Ellard, Daren Fisher & Carla Treloar
This study focuses on those who are at risk of transitioning to injecting. The cross-sectional survey provides information about the beliefs, experiences and understanding young people hold about hepatitis C, harm reduction services non-injecting and injecting drug use, as well as establish the impact of relationships with others who use and/or inject drugs on the drug-using experiences of vulnerable young people.

Report of the Australian and New Zealand Neonatal Network 2008-2009

Faculty of Medicine ANZNN - Women's & Children's Health
This is the fourteenth report of the Australian and New Zealand Neonatal Network (ANZNN) and combines two years of data. The purpose of the Report of the Australian and New Zealand Neonatal Network is to improve the care of high-risk newborn infants and their families in Australia and New Zealand through collaborative audit and research.

HIV/AIDS and Related Diseases in Australia Annual Report of Behaviour 1999

UNSW National Centre in HIV Social Research - Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
This report brings together information for the period 1995 to the end of 1998 regarding the monitoring of practices which may risk transmission of HIV and practices related to the social and behavioural aspects of the treatment and care of people living with HIV/AIDS.

HASI Evaluation Care Planning Report

Ann Dadich & Karen Fisher
Report 13/08

Partnerships in Early Childhood Project: Final Report on Data Collection Round 1

Cathy Thomson, Tom Longden, Linda Harrison & kylie valentine
The Benevolent Society works in partnership with Wyong Shire Council, Campbelltown City Council, KU Children's Services and Lady Gowrie Child Centre to deliver Partnerships In Early Childhood (PIEC) in 14 long day centres and preschools (referred to hereafter as centre-based children's services). The PIEC project is funded under the Commonwealth Department of Family and Community Services, Stronger Families and Communities Strategy (SFCS), Invest to Grow program. The Social Policy Research Centre has been contracted to...

Attendant Care Direct Funding Pilot Project: Evaluation Plan

Karen Fisher, Andrew Anderson & Kristy Muir
The Department of Ageing, Disability and Home Care (DADHC) is piloting a direct funding project in conjunction with the Attendant Care Program (ACP). The direct funding pilot aims to complement the objectives of the ACP, which provides support to individuals with physical disabilities with a range of tasks and activities to allow them to live and participate in their communities. ACP is funded under the Commonwealth State/Territory Disability Agreement (CSTDA) and administered by DADHC. The...

Australian & New Zealand Neonatal Network 1994

Deborah Donoghue
This is the first report of the Australian and New Zealand Neonatal Network and presents information on the network's 1994 audit of high risk neonates. In 1994, the cohort for data collection was all liveborn infants who were admitted to a hospital with a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and who were also born at less than or equal to 1500 grams. Twenty-two of the 29 NICUs in Australia and New Zealand contributed data in...

Disability Support Pension New Customer Focus Groups

Alan Morris & David Abello
In February and March 2004, FaCS conducted a quantitative study of people who had been granted the Disability Support Pension (DSP) between August and November 2003. The study aimed to provide a systematic, quantitative analysis of new DSP recipients’ characteristics, their disability and impairment status, labour market histories and aspirations, educational and training backgrounds, pathways onto income support and their service needs. Maximum quotas were planned so that no more than 50 per cent of...

Reflecting on Practice: Current challenges in gay and other homosexually active men’s HIV education

Gary Smith & Paul Van de Ven
Educators of gay and other homosexually active men have worked hard for some time to remain relevant to their constituents. A perception exists within AIDS Councils and within the AIDS sector more generally that sections of gay community have disengaged from HIV-related issues. Hence, the question of educators’ relevance is a burning one. Related to this is a strong and accurate belief among educators that gay and other homosexually active men are highly informed about...

HIV/AIDS,Hepatitis C & Related Diseases in Australia Annual Report of Behaviour 2002

Paul Van de Yen, Patrick Rawstorne & Carla Treloar
This report brings together information for the period 1996 to the end of 2001 regarding the monitoring of practices which may risk transmission of HIV and practices related to the social and behavioural aspects of the treatment and care of people living with HIV/AIDS.

A systematic review of chronic disease management

N Zwar, Mark Harris, R Griffiths, Martin Roland, Sarah Dennis, G Powell Davies & I Hasan
This is the final report of a systematic review conducted as part of the Australian Primary Health Care Research Institute (APHCRI) Stream Four funding. The aim of Stream Four was to systematically identify, review, and synthesise knowledge about primary health care organisation, funding, delivery and performance and then consider how this knowledge might be applied in the Australian context. This particular review focussed on the management of chronic diseases in the primary care setting.

HIV/AIDS, hepatitis and HIV/AIDS, hepatitis and sexually transmissible infections in Australia: Annual report of trends in behaviour 2007

John Imrie & Andrew Frankland
This report is the ninth in the annual series reviewing behavioural data relevant to the transmission of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), viral hepatitis and other sexually transmissible infections (STIs) in Australia. It examines behavioural data relevant to the prevention and treatment of these infections, for example, uptake of testing and antiretroviral therapy. It also includes data relating to the social aspects of treatment and care of those infected with hepatitis C virus and HIV, including...

Brighter Futures Early Intervention Evaluation - Interim Report 3

Fiona Hilferty, Killian Mullan, Christine Eastman, Megan Griffiths, Sharni Chan, Karla Heese & Ilan Katz
The staged roll out of Brighter Futures across NSW began in 2003, and is part of a shift in child protection policy and practice towards preventive, family-focused support and service provision. The aim of Brighter Futures is to provide targeted support to vulnerable families with young children who are at risk of being abused or neglected. The aim is to help families at an earlier stage of intervention, to stop them escalating within the child...

DoCS Brighter Futures Evaluation Program

Kathy Tannous & Ilan Katz
Interim Report 1

Effectiveness of Supported Living in Relation to Shared Accommodation: Short Report

K.R Fisher, S Parker, C Purcal, O Thaler, P Abelson, E Pickering, S Robinson & M Griffiths
This research project aims to build on existing knowledge, and increase understanding about accommodation services and housing for people with disabilities. The objective is to improve service delivery to people with disabilities. The project entailed two main parts. Part 1 (Improving Access to Housing for People with Disabilities), aimed to improve understanding of how people with disabilities access housing in Australia, as well as to identify strategies to improve access to housing. Part 2 (Improving...

\"Too Busy Studying and No Time for sex?\" Homosexually Active Male International Students and Sexual Health

Paul Van de Ven, Garrett Prestage, Susan Kippax & Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli
This report explores sexual health issues among homosexually active male international students. Informants told us that international students from Asian backgrounds were reluctant to access student health and counselling services on issues of sexuality and sexual health, and that some international students were undertaking high-risk behaviours and presenting at off campus clinics, services and organisations with STD and sexuality concerns. Simultaneously, various health services and student services stated they were becoming increasingly aware that specific...

Evaluation of the Severe Domestic Squalor Project: Evaluation Plan

S McDermott
This Project has three primary objectives. First, the Project aims to facilitate assessment and support for people who are living in squalor. The assessment and support functions can include buying in cleaning resources, assistance with living skills, counselling, and other social support services to help clients to maintain their living environments. Second, the Project will implement the guidelines for field staff to assist people living in squalor. In order to prevent relapses into squalid conditions...

Registration Year

  • 2021

Resource Types

  • Report


  • UNSW Sydney