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Homelessness is a prevailing issue in contemporary Australian society and yet little is known about the social and economic costs to the individual and to the community. The purpose of The National... Read more
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Current Research Prison research: Collaboration with Professor Tony Butler (Kirby Institute). Smoking bans were implemented in NSW prisons in August 2015, but their effectiveness in promoting long... Read more
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NDARC has been invited to undertake research in partnership with NSW Aboriginal drug and alcohol Residential Rehabilitation Services. This research is unique in being embedded into the routine... Read more
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In 2009 a civilian inspectorate to enforce liquor licensing legislation was established in Victoria, known as the Compliance Directorate of Responsible Alcohol Victoria (RAV).  Previously, the police... Read more
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Over the past ten years laws prohibiting public drinking have proliferated across urban centres in Australia. Despite this proliferation there have been few evaluations of their impact or... Read more
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The aim of this project was to critically analyse the current state of drug law enforcement (DLE) performance monitoring in three nations (Australia, UK and USA), to identify how police agencies in... Read more
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In Australia there has long been a preference to divert minor drug users to drug education and/or treatment instead of applying the traditional criminal justice response. This project sought to... Read more
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This randomised double-blind placebo-controlled study, led by St Vincent's Hospital Sydney, aims to examine the safety and efficacy of lisdexamfetamine in the treatment of adults with severe... Read more
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Smoking cessation rates need to improve among low-socioeconomic status (low-SES) Australians if we are to reach a key national target as the health country:  ≤ 9% smoking by 2020 .  Recent (2013)... Read more