The “intell methods” project is part of the “Attacking Serious and Organized Crime” program of research. It is unique in that it is funded to start in 2012.
The foundations and preparatory work for this project has been funded by two grants from the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet (PM&C). The PM&C funds have been used to create an innovative...Read more
This research reviewed existing evidence and examine examples of contemporary leading practice to identify principles, policies and prctices for effective collaboration amongst specialist homelessness services and between mainstream and specialist homelessness services. Processes of service integration and effective collaboration amongst and between specialist homelessness services are...Read more
This project investigates two cases of public-private partnerships (PPPs) to address an enduring question in policy studies: how can lessons be drawn from past examples in other jurisdictions? The Brisbane Airtrain and the Sydney Airport Link, two infrastructure PPPs with similar objectives, resulted in very different political and financial outcomes.
Through primary document research...Read more
ProjectSTOP is a real time recording (RTR) system designed to reduce the diversion of pseudoephedrine-based products used in the production of methamphetamine and to help pharmacists determine whether customers of pseudoephedrine products are legitimate or illegitimate users.
We are the only researchers in Australia to be given access to the ProjectSTOP transaction data by GuildLink....Read more
The Learning Catalysts project investigates factors associated with educational success based on a study of 34,000 disadvantaged young people and their families. The project aims to examine the circumstances of disadvantaged young people and their families, identify factors contributing to improved educational outcomes and address the objectives of the partner organisation, the Smith Family (...Read more
The Millennium Mums project is a national study of working mothers who had babies in October and November 2011. The project examines their experiences with leave from their employer and decisions about paid employment, as well as family life, health and wellbeing around the birth of their baby.
The study began in 2012, funded by the then Department of Families, Housing, Community...Read more
The proposed study will evaluate the effectiveness of models of supportive housing.
Focusing on models with both onsite support in congregated forms and dispersed housing with support provided through outreach, it examines how different models operate, particularly the integration of support, and measures residents' experiences, preferences and outcomes.
Examine different...Read more
Project ABILITY is an initiative of the Queensland Police Service, with programmatic funding through the National Drug Strategy Law Enforcement Funding Committee (NDSLEFC), the Queensland Police Service Drug and Alcohol Unit as well as The Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs (FaHCSIA). The Queensland Police, the Department of Education, Training and...Read more
This project designs technology to aggregate, consolidate and interpret search results within a qualitative database (e.g. document store) into a meaningful analytic environment to improve the finding process.
'Piloting' the Needlz technology in the Elsevier environment will provide essential feedback and experience to aid extending and generalising the technology for...Read more