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How much booze are parents buying for their kids?
How much booze are parents buying for their kids? May 15, 2016 (1 votes, average: 3.00 out of 5)

Although 74% of Australian 14-year-olds have tried alcohol, parents have cut down markedly on purchasing booze for their children. Associate Professor Adrian Kelly of The University of Queensland Centre for Youth Substance Abuse Research analysed survey data across 15 years ... Read More »

Bullying in schools: how well is it being addressed?
Bullying in schools: how well is it being addressed? May 14, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The prevalence of school bullying has reduced in recent years and schools are responding positively to the problem, but a report from the University of South Australia reveals it remains a serious issue and more work is needed at a ... Read More »

Helping Year 12 students make better higher education choices
Helping Year 12 students make better higher education choices May 13, 2016 (1 votes, average: 3.00 out of 5)

Researchers from UniSA’s School of Natural and Built Environments are leading a collaborative study by all three South Australian universities that is considering how Year 12 students choose what they study after high school and what advice and support they ... Read More »

Keeping participants in community sport
Keeping participants in community sport May 4, 2016 (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

Victoria’s grassroots sport clubs are not addressing high churn rates among members in key demographic groups, a Victoria University researcher has found. Associate Professor Rochelle Eime studied data from the state’s most popular organised sports and found relatively high drop-out ... Read More »

Managing drug risks at youth music festivals
Managing drug risks at youth music festivals May 3, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Education and harm minimisation strategies such as pill testing should be considered as a means of reducing the most risky behaviour of illicit drug use at large music and youth festivals, a Flinders University public health and safety expert says. ... Read More »

60 per cent of bottle shops sell alcohol to teens without checking ID
60 per cent of bottle shops sell alcohol to teens without checking ID May 2, 2016 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Australia’s bottle shops are selling alcohol to teenagers without checking their age, a Deakin University study has found. Researchers with Deakin’s Centre for Social and Early Emotional Development (SEED) monitored 350 bottle shops throughout the country to check sales to ... Read More »

Raising men’s awareness of effects on children exposed to domestic violence
Raising men’s awareness of effects on children exposed to domestic violence May 1, 2016 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Far greater investment in training programs designed specifically to raise awareness of the harms experienced by children exposed to family violence is needed, according to new research. A research team from the University of Tasmania’s schools of Health Sciences and ... Read More »

New ads to deter young drivers using smartphones
New ads to deter young drivers using smartphones April 24, 2016 (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

A Queensland University of Technology researcher believes taking a positive and even humorous approach to road safety ads could be the key to reducing the number of young drivers who use their smartphones behind the wheel. Cassandra Gauld, from QUT’s ... Read More »

Alarm clock on teen sleep
Alarm clock on teen sleep April 18, 2016 (2 votes, average: 3.00 out of 5)

More than 50% of teenagers do not get enough sleep on school nights, often due to the onset of puberty and social media-internet interaction. While many teens report to be tired next day, parents are loath to intervene with body clock changes ... Read More »

Whole-of-government approach to family violence offers hope
Whole-of-government approach to family violence offers hope April 17, 2016 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Social work and human services lecturers Dr Andreia Schineanu and Ms Robin Harvey in the CSU School of Humanities and Social Sciences in Wagga Wagga say addressing family and domestic violence needs a whole-of-government approach rather than relying on the ... Read More »







 
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