Non-linear dynamic models for attribution of Terrorist Attacks and Intervention Effectiveness. Attribution of terrorist attacks and understanding the effectiveness of targeted interventions is vital to assessing the effectiveness of counter-terrorism policy. Increased interest in evidence-based policy makes developing accurate models imperative.. Models results will be published in leading...Read more
This project will examine the prevalence of positive parental and community engagement with State schools in Queensland and develop models and strategies to improve school engagement.
While previous research has shown that parental and community engagement with schools and student learning has a positive effect on the academic achievements and behavioural outcomes of students,...Read more
A central aim of the Australian Governmen't homeless initiatives and the National Partnership Agreements on homelessness is to offer supported accommodation to all rough sleepers who need it by 2020.
In order to advance this objective, programs are being introduced in all major capital cities and in other population centres designed to assist and enable people who have been...Read more
Tackling homelessness is national priority yet there is limited understanding of older people’s homelessness, in particular the growing numbers experiencing homelessness for the first time in later life. This study will inform policy responses by providing a detailed understanding of older people’s first experience of homelessness. It wil capture the precipitating factors, both...Read more
The terms and conditions under which public finance is directed into the territories of local governance – community associations, elected local governments, organisations rooted in custom, local ethnic or other identities – can powerfully affect the orientation and capabilities people develop to govern themselves. This issue paper explains how this occurs and suggests ways...Read more
This project represents research conducted as a precursor to an ARC Linkage grant. The project investigates what is currently known about public responses to taste and odour in water and explores Australian’s water quality perceptions and experience of taste and odour events.Read more
To extend the understanding of the social, psychological and cultural factors that influence risk perceptions and acceptance of alternative water supplies. The research will investigate the perceived risk dimensions most closely linked to acceptance and show how identity and climate change beliefs impact risk perceptions. The research represents an innovative integration of the risk, identity...Read more
This research examines the relationship between random breath testing (RBT) and alcohol-related traffic crash (ARTC) rates for all Australian states and territories. The results will provide an evi-
dence base to consider best practice in terms of setting ratios of RBTs to licensed drivers.
The research draws on three administrative data sources with data spanning 1...Read more