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Research Article

Signal Controlled Junctions Calculations in Traffic-Capacity Assessment - Aimsun, Omnitrans, Webster and TP 10/2010 Results Comparison

of every larger investment. The software can help to assess increased traffic in solved area and thus help authorities to make a right decision during approving of the investment plan. This article is focused on comparison of two software – Aimsun and OmniTrans, and calculations according to Webster and technical regulations for assessing junction capacity in the Slovak Republic. The packages outputs are also compared to the measured data at the assessed junction in this article. The analysis

Ľubomír ČERNICKÝ, Alica KALAŠOVÁ, Ján KAPUSTA

Transport Problems, Volume 11 , ISSUE 1, 121–130

research-article | 09-January-2020

Understanding Singaporean migrants in South Australia

International migration to Australia is complex, with a number of factors contributing to those that stay and those who leave. Despite a sustained increase in the number of Singapore-born individuals in Australia, this population has generally been overlooked in studies on international migrants and settlement. Australia is no stranger to migrant populations, with almost half of Australia’s population comprising of immigrants or are children of immigrants (Hugo, 2014a). Immigrants are defined

Hannah Barbour

South Australian Geographical Journal, Volume 115 , ISSUE 1, 1–9

research-article | 30-November-2019

The COVID-19 pandemic in South Australia: a survey of RGSSA members

A search of Royal the Geographical Society of South Australia publications at the time of the Spanish Flu Pandemic of 1918–1919 found no record of that tragic event. In view of this, it was decided to conduct a survey of members during the current COVID-19 pandemic to provide a record for posterity. The paper commences with an overview of the COVID-19 pandemic globally, in Australia and South Australia followed by a brief review of other COVID-19 surveys. It then describes the RGSSA survey

Andrew Lothian

South Australian Geographical Journal, Volume 116 , ISSUE 1, 1–11

Research Article | 07-January-2019

Participation profiles and the barriers and facilitators that impact on participation of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders living in regional and remote Western Australia

profiles, and environmental barriers and facilitators to participation for children with ASD living in regional or remote Western Australia. Methods: A total of 32 families completed a questionnaire pack including a socio-demographic questionnaire and the Participation and Environment Measure – Children and Youth. Results: Children with ASD had reduced participation in community activities. Within the home, children most commonly participated in computer and video games, and in school settings

Shani Mattinson, Marita Falkmer, Melissa H Black, Sonya Girdler

Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Volume 6 , ISSUE 4, 170–182

research-article | 30-November-2019

The effectiveness of changes to drug policy, regulation and legislation for reducing harms associated with opioids and supporting their medicinal use in Australia, Canada and the UK: A systematic review

(Weisberg et al., 2014), introducing naloxone formulations to Canadian community-based prevention programs (Fairbairn et al., 2017) and the up-scheduling of codeine in Australia (Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA), 2018). Little is known, however, about whether these drug policy changes have been effective or whether they create unintended consequences. For example, real-time prescription monitoring can lead to a ‘chilling’ effect on doctors, who become reluctant to prescribe opioids, even when

Ben O’Mara

Evidence Base, Volume 2020 , ISSUE 2, 79–110

Research Article | 20-December-2018

South African migrants in Australia: an overview

South Africa is a top migrant source country in Australia and has ranked among the top 10 source countries for settler arrivals since the mid-1990s. It stands out in this list as the only country, besides New Zealand, which is not in Europe or Asia, and one that has received little research attention. Yet South Africans form a major migrant group in Australia; and the drivers of their migration and settlement experiences offer important insight into these processes. This paper presents an

Romy Wasserman

South Australian Geographical Journal, Volume 114 , ISSUE 1, 17–28

Article | 27-April-2020

No Friend but the Mountains and Manus prison theory: In conversation

Introduction Since 1992 Australia has been indefinitely detaining people seeking asylum who arrive by boat. Immigration detention centres have been set up around the country for this purpose with most of them in remote locations where there is little or no access to amenities, services and community and legal support networks. In 2001 the conservative Howard government set up offshore detention centres on former colonies Nauru (for women, unaccompanied minors and families) and Manus Island

Behrouz Boochani, Omid Tofighian

Borderlands, Volume 19 , ISSUE 1, 8–26

Research Article | 27-February-2017

Regulation of alcohol advertising: Policy options for Australia

A systematic search of academic databases was conducted to identify all refereed papers published between 1990 and 2012 on the regulation of alcohol advertising in Australia and three comparison countries (New Zealand, Canada and the UK). This paper reviews the codes that apply to alcohol advertising in each of the four countries, research into the effectiveness of these codes, and the small body of research into consumer attitudes towards alcohol advertising regulation. This review adduces

Sandra C. Jones

Evidence Base, Volume 2013 , ISSUE 2, 1–37

Research Article | 20-December-2018

Geography in South Australia at the beginning of the 21st Century

Geography, initially an important subject in the curriculum of the three South Australian Universities, has sustained much change, with it no longer taught at the University of South Australia from 2004. Concurrently, changes at secondary school level lost popularity, dropping by 2004 to 12th position. This paper reviews the history of the geography discipline in tertiary institutions in Adelaide, South Australia and considers the factors that have influenced its evolution and popularity.  

Nick Harvey

South Australian Geographical Journal, Volume 114 , ISSUE 1, 9–16

Case report | 25-January-2018

Neuroscience Nursing in Indonesia: Striving for Recognition through Education and Regional Collaboration.

are open to all nurses in Australia, including neuroscience as a specialty for nurses. However within Indonesia, the focus has been on meeting basic nursing demands, with postgraduate specialisation still in its infancy. The focus on training and producing large numbers of nurses at a basic level has resulted in little regard for the ongoing development and acknowledgement of speciality practice areas, such as neuroscience nursing. The following paper outlines the challenges faced by Indonesian

Linda Nichols, Enny Mulyatsih

Australasian Journal of Neuroscience, Volume 26 , ISSUE 1, 10–16

Research Article | 20-December-2018

In Profile: Associate Professor Alaric Maude. AM Flinders University, South Australia

In each edition, we hope to profile the work of a leading geographer, especially those from South Australia. In this commentary paper, we present the work of Associate Professor Alaric Maude (AM), who spoke to Dr Cecile Cutter about his career.  

Cecile Cutler

South Australian Geographical Journal, Volume 114 , ISSUE 1, 5–8

research-article | 30-November-2018

Serendipitous identification of Pratylenchus curvicauda from the grainbelt of Western Australia

Root lesion nematodes (Pratylenchus spp.) are one of three economically important plant-parasitic nematode pests of many crops worldwide (Jones et al., 2013). The over 77 species currently described are polyphagous and cause yield losses of major grain crops including wheat and barley and even more significant damage under drought conditions (Taylor et al., 1999; Castillo and Vovlas, 2007). In Australia, about 12 economically important Pratylenchus species have been described and these include

Farhana Begum, John Fosu-Nyarko, Shashi Sharma, Bill Macleod, Sarah Collins, Michael G. K. Jones

Journal of Nematology, Volume 51 , 1–15

Article | 30-September-2021

COMBINED/INTERMODAL TRANSPORT – THE GLOBAL TRENDS

This article presents the different intermodal transport systems in selected countries in the world, with an indication of their development and impact on environmental protection. The conducted research indicates much faster development of intermodal transport as compared to the transport of goods in other technologies. The studies were based on the latest obtainable statistics on intermodal transport from Asia, Europe, North America, and Australia. In all the cases examined, it is apparent

Leszek MINDUR

Transport Problems, Volume 16 , ISSUE 3, 65–75

Article | 20-July-2021

Trends in surgical-orthodontic management of Class III malocclusions in Western Australia

Aim: The aim of this retrospective cohort study was to identify trends in the surgical-orthodontic management of skeletal Class III malocclusions in Western Australia between 1985 and 2016. Methods: The records of 225 patients (132 females, 93 males) who received combined surgical-orthodontic correction of their Class III malocclusion between 1985 and 2016 were retrospectively assessed. The subjects were divided into three groups according to surgery type: Group (1) maxillary advancement only

Webson Sibanda, Mithran Goonewardene, Christophe Duigou, Steven Naoum

Australasian Orthodontic Journal, Volume 36 , ISSUE 1, 62–68

research-article | 30-November-2020

Signifying Aboriginal Identity, Culture and Country in Central Queensland Through a Public Art Project

, and ancestral beings. The story of Baga and Gai-i provides a fitting metaphor for the epistemic divide between Indigenous and non-Indigenous populations in settler-colonial settings such as Australia. While many Australians continue to disregard the cultures and ways of being of different socio-cultural populations, the Country will remain subjected to a punishment like that faced by the young Dharumbal couple who disrespected Aboriginal lore. Indigenous and non-Indigenous populations will co

BRONWYN FREDERICKS, ABRAHAM BRADFIELD

Borderlands, Volume 20 , ISSUE 1, 89–115

Article | 16-April-2018

Providing Orientation and Mobility Services to People from Chinese Backgrounds in Sydney, Australia

Australia is a multicultural country with a large number of older people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds who require orientation and mobility (O&M) services. Guide Dogs NSW/ACT receives a majority of CALD referrals for people with vision impairment from Chinese backgrounds. To enable clients from CALD backgrounds achieve mobility goals that complement their lifestyle, it is necessary that O&M providers foster culturally competent perspectives to enhance and

Ying Wah Wan, B.Phil., M.Spec.Ed., Grad. Dip.

International Journal of Orientation & Mobility, Volume 5 , ISSUE 1, 44–48

Article | 20-July-2021

A survey of retention and retainer practices of orthodontists in Australia

Objective: To survey retention and retainer practices of orthodontists in Australia. Methods: A pilot-tested e-survey was distributed to 502 eligible members of the Australian Society of Orthodontists (ASO). The questions addressed participant background information, preferred retainer and retention practices, retainer characteristics and factors influencing retainer choice. Statistical analyses were performed using PASWH version 18. Results: The response rate was 58%. Thermoplastic retainers

Maurice J. Meade, Craig W Dreyer

Australasian Orthodontic Journal, Volume 35 , ISSUE 2, 174–183

Case report | 25-January-2018

Clinical and health economic benefits of out-patient lumbar microdiscectomies in Australia.

: Outpatient lumbar microdiscectomy is a viable option in Australia. It demonstrates no difference in patient outcomes as compared to in-patient lumbar microdiscectomies and has high patient satisfaction outcomes. There are significant benefits in terms of health economics and nursing care in establishing an out-patient lumbar microdiscetomy program.

Alison Magee, Ivan P Bhaskar, Paul Ilett, Michael A Murphy, Yi-Yuen Wang

Australasian Journal of Neuroscience, Volume 26 , ISSUE 2, –

research-article | 09-January-2020

Towards sustainability: The feasibility of a sustainability hub in Clare and the Mid North, South Australia

Sustainability is frequently referenced in association with climate change adaptation using new methods and technologies, signifying the ability of people to meet the social, economic, and environmental needs of existing and future generations without exhausting natural resources or degrading the quality of the natural environmental; sustainability is central to global resource conservancy. Local governments are in a primary position to address these goals and indeed across Australia are

Bridie Meyer-McLean, Simon Millcock

South Australian Geographical Journal, Volume 115 , ISSUE 1, 1–19

research-article | 30-November-2020

Evaluation of root-knot nematode resistance assays for sugarcane accession lines in Australia

Plant-parasitic nematodes are major constraints to sugarcane production worldwide (Ramouthar and Bhuiyan, 2018). In Australia, plant-parasitic nematodes cause 5 to 20% yield loss per year, costing over $80 million in productivity (Blair and Stirling, 2007). The most important nematodes of sugarcane in Australia are root-lesion nematode (Pratylenchus zeae) and root-knot nematode (Meloidogyne javanica). Meloidogyne javanica is primarily abundant in sandy soil and can cause significant yield loss

S. A. Bhuiyan, K. Garlick

Journal of Nematology, Volume 53 , 1–11

Research Article | 20-December-2018

Adaptation to Climate change in Farming Communities: Observations from two Research Projects in South Australia

Findings are presented from two major research projects investigating impacts of climate change in rural South Australia. One focuses specifically on farmers’ responses to periods of pronounced heat and drought on both Eyre and Yorke Peninsulas. The second looks more broadly at how rural communities across the State respond to spells of extremely high temperatures. In both cases, the primary data source is semi-structured interviews with key informants who provided information on their

Guy M. Robinson

South Australian Geographical Journal, Volume 114 , ISSUE 1, 43–58

Case report | 10-January-2018

Describing the role and function of Care Advisors in the Motor Neurone Disease Association of West Australia.

Background: The Motor Neurone Disease (MND) Association of Western Australia provides information, education and advocacy for people living with MND. The role and function of the personnel who provide this service has not been described in the literature and is therefore poorly understood by both healthcare professionals and the public. Purpose: To describe the role and function of the West Australian Motor Neurone Disease Association (MNDA [WA]) Care Advisors (CAs). Method

Gilly Smith

Australasian Journal of Neuroscience, Volume 25 , ISSUE 1, 8–14

research-article | 30-January-2021

Developing the multi-professional clinical academic workforce in Australia and New Zealand: a scoping review

). While policy and research on the role and development of the clinical academic workforce have historically focused on medically trained professionals, the clinical academic workforce is increasingly conceptualised as multi-professional; incorporating nurses, allied health and other health professionals with research and teaching qualifications and capacity (Van Oostveen et al., 2017; Westwood, 2018; Coombs et al., 2012; Girot, 2011; Wenke and Mickan, 2016). In Australia and New Zealand (ANZ

Alexandra Edelman, Robin Gauld, Pavel V. Ovseiko, Richard B. Murray

Evidence Base, Volume 2021 , ISSUE 1, 1–27

research-article | 09-January-2020

The Use of Travel Time to Measure Geographic Accessibility to Breast Screening Services in New South Wales, Australia Short Paper

the proportion of breast cancers identified at an early stage, allowing for more effective treatment to be used and reducing the risks of death from breast cancer. Research by Roder et al. (2008) found that participation in screening was associated with a breast cancer mortality reduction of between 30 and 41%, depending on assumptions about screening self-selection bias. The BreastScreen Australia programme was introduced in 1991 and is funded and coordinated jointly through federal, state, and

Deborah van Gaans, Neil Coffee, Theo Niyonsenga, Catherine Miles, Matthew Warner-Smith, Mark Daniel, David Roder, Daniel J. Weiss

South Australian Geographical Journal, Volume 115 , ISSUE 1, 1–7

Article | 17-April-2020

Spaces of exclusion: The visual construction of Australian borders and the asylum seeker subject in television news reports of the 2013 Australian Federal Election

visual representation of people seeking asylum, through still images and file footage, promotes exclusionary narratives while simultaneously positioning the Australian Government as powerful and ‘in control of the border’. By aligning asylum seekers with various categories of ‘deviance’ through images, the bodies of asylum seekers are constructed as unacceptable residents of the space marked ‘Australia’ and denied permission, literally and symbolically, to cross the imagined threshold of the

Leicha Stewart

Borderlands, Volume 18 , ISSUE 2, 85–115

Article | 14-August-2018

Anti-Americanism in Australia

Bruce Ryan

South Australian Geographical Journal, Volume 111 , 86–97

Article | 14-August-2018

Iga—the tree that walked

The distribution of the native orange (Capparis mitchellii) in the Northern Flinders Ranges of South Australia is limited generally to a narrow corridor running from Moolawatana Station in the north, to Baratta Springs in the south, on the eastern side of the Ranges. The association of this favoured ‘bush tucker’ species with Aboriginal occupation sites within that area, and an Adnyamathanha narrative tradition which attributes the origin of the tree in this area to direct human intervention

Bob Ellis

South Australian Geographical Journal, Volume 112 , 23–36

Article | 20-July-2021

Facebook legal and regulatory advertising compliance by specialist orthodontic practices: a cross-sectional survey

Background: Healthcare providers are increasingly using social media websites such as Facebook to advertise their services. The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency guidance on the advertising of healthcare is based on the National Law in Australia and prohibits advertising that is contrary to the patient’s best interests. Aim: To determine the legal and regulatory advertising compliance of the Facebook pages of specialist orthodontic practices in Australia. Methods: The

Maurice J. Meade, Craig W. Dreyer

Australasian Orthodontic Journal, Volume 36 , ISSUE 2, 168–174

Article | 14-August-2018

Arid lands, arid management: Community engagement, communities of practice and environmental governance in the Lake Eyre-Kati Thanda1

Management of arid lands in South Australia is an important yet often contentious topic amongst the multiple stakeholders that live within it. The interplay between land management and people is intertwined, with people being affected by and influencing its outcomes. Ensuring effective community engagement is fundamental to ensuring the success of environmental management endeavours. This paper explores the institutional, policy and community engagement structures in place within one particular

MELISSA NURSEY-BRAY

South Australian Geographical Journal, Volume 111 , 56–74

Article | 27-April-2020

Westphalian sovereignty as a zombie category in Australia

; McNevin 2019, p. 3). This article argues that Westphalian sovereignty thus acts as what Ulrich Beck and Elisabeth Beck-Gernsheim (2002) describe as a ‘Zombie Category’, a social conception that no longer accurately describes anything but continues to inform perceptions of social phenomena. The zombie nature of Westphalian sovereignty is analysed in this article in relation to the state exclusion of Indigenous Australians 1 and asylum seekers attempting to reach Australia by boat. Drawing on the

Louis Everuss

Borderlands, Volume 19 , ISSUE 1, 115–146

case-report | 01-May-2021

2020 Annual Demographic Survey of Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorder Nurse Specialists

Introduction In Australia, it is estimated that 80,000 people are living with Parkinson’s disease (Rossiter et al., 2019). The median time from disease onset to death is approximately 12.4 years, with many living with the disease for over 20 years (Deloitte, 2015). A significant proportion of people living with Parkinson’s disease suffer from disabilities that require long term care (Williams et al., 2017) with an estimated average lifetime financial cost of $161,300 per patient over the 12

Susan Williams, David Tsui, Dr Melanie Zeppel

Australasian Journal of Neuroscience, Volume 31 , ISSUE 1, 15–19

research-article | 13-July-2021

Treatment time for surgical-orthodontic cases: a private versus public setting comparison

public in contrast with the private health system in Western Australia. Materials and methods Exemption from ethics review was granted by the University of Western Australia Human Ethics Committee RA/4/20/4912. The clinical records of 100 patients from the Orthodontics Department from the University of Western Australia Dental School and 100 patients from a private orthodontic practice in Perth, Western Australia who received combined surgical-orthodontic treatment were retrospectively assessed

Richard J.H. Lee, Asanka Perera, Steven Naoum, Christophe Duigou, Alethea Rea, Mithran S. Goonewardene

Australasian Orthodontic Journal, Volume 37 , ISSUE 1, 31–36

Research Article | 20-December-2017

Implications of work time flexibility for health promoting behaviours

Support for labour market flexibility has been growing internationally and in Australia for several decades (Sala et al. 2012; SEO 2013), leading to a more fluid set of working times. Employment and working times are recognised as a determinant of worker health, and while the effects of employment can be positive or negative for health, the distinguishing factor is the quality of the job characteristics, such as hours, income, flexibility, and degree of control (D’Souza et al. 2003). We review

Malbon Eleanor, Carey Dr. Gemma

Evidence Base, Volume 2017 , ISSUE 4, 1–17

research-article | 30-November-2020

Does Strategic public procurement for SMEs work?

to the ground-breaking work around social procurement in Australia (Barraket, 2020; Loosemore et al., 2021), that begins to look more deeply at the relationships between procurement, social enterprise and innovation. This literature does not directly answer our question, so it is not included in the final cut of articles but is included in the wider analysis. In New Zealand there is data emerging with respect to the Māori economy which is largely made up of SMEs, but it has yet to be analysed in

Barbara Allen

Evidence Base, Volume 2021 , ISSUE 2, 39–64

Research Article | 25-October-2017

Lutheranism in South Australia — its origins and contributions to South Australian life

RACHEL KUCHEL

South Australian Geographical Journal, Volume 113 , 57–75

Article | 20-July-2021

A clinically based review of patient and treatment characteristics in West Australian private orthodontic practices

Objective: To describe patient and treatment characteristics in West Australian private orthodontic practices. Methods: A quantitative retrospective cross-sectional study of patient records from private practices in Western Australia was conducted. Permission was sought to access clinical records of 100 most recently-treated patients at each participating practice. A sample of 3,200 patients (response rate 84%) was collected, representing approximately one-third of practices in Western

Raymond Lam, Simone Mustac, Mithran S. Goonewardene

Australasian Orthodontic Journal, Volume 36 , ISSUE 1, 9–19

Article | 20-July-2021

2020 survey of Australian orthodontists' procedures

Aim: This second survey of Australian Society of Orthodontists members was conducted to assess their treatment preferences and compare with the results of the 2013 survey. Methods: Invitations to participate in an online survey were sent to a total of 481 members of the Australian Society of Orthodontists (ASO) and 142 replies were received (29.5% response). Results: There is an average of one ASO member orthodontist per approximately 48,653 people in Australia. The average age of orthodontists

Peter Miles, Elissa Freer, Desmond Ong

Australasian Orthodontic Journal, Volume 36 , ISSUE 2, 138–145

research-article | 30-November-2020

Evaluation of root-lesion nematode (Pratylenchus zeae) resistance assays for sugarcane accession lines

Plant-parasitic nematodes are major pathogens to sugarcane worldwide (Ramouthar and Bhuiyan, 2018). In Australia, they cause 5–20% yield loss/year, costing over $80 million in productivity in Australia (Blair and Stirling, 2007). Lesion nematodes, Pratylenchus spp, predominantly P. zeae, are the most important nematodes pests of sugarcane in Australia, found in all sugarcane regions, and can cause significant yield loss (Blair and Stirling, 2007; Blair et al., 1999a, b). Cultural methods such

S. A. Bhuiyan, K. Garlick

Journal of Nematology, Volume 53 , 1–10

Article | 28-July-2018

GENERALIZED EXPONENTIAL SMOOTHING IN PREDICTION OF HIERARCHICAL TIME SERIES

prediction of demand for electricity in Australia in 2016.

Daniel Kosiorowski, Dominik Mielczarek, Jerzy P. Rydlewski, Małgorzata Snarska

Statistics in Transition New Series, Volume 19 , ISSUE 2, 331–350

Book Review | 16-April-2018

Blind Courage: Reflections of a Guide Dog Instructor in England, Australia, and New Zealand

Ray Joyce, Cert. Guide Dog Training, Dip. O&M

International Journal of Orientation & Mobility, Volume 5 , ISSUE 1, 59–60

Research Article | 30-March-2017

DEFINITION OF PUBLIC SERVICE OBLIGATION POTENTIAL IN THE NEW EU MEMBER STATES

Summary. This paper deals with public service obligation, a form of state aid that applies to air services. The paper first provides general information on the European legislation applying to this form of state aid, and elaborates the legal framework and general principles. The second part is dedicated to a comparison of a similar subsidizing programme in the USA and Australia. An examination of current imposed public serviceobligation routes in Europe is provided in the

Martin HROMÁDKA

Transport Problems, Volume 12 , ISSUE 1, 5–13

Article | 16-April-2018

A Balance Act: Physiotherapy as a Prerequisite to Orientation and Mobility Services

The School of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, Australia initiated a community practicum for fourth year physiotherapy students. The goal was to broaden student’s perspectives about how allied health areas such as Orientation & Mobility (O&M) services are movement based similar to that of physiotherapy services. The authors participated in a five-week practicum at an organisation that provides O&M services to clients with vision impairment. It

Louise Chambers, Jasan Dannaway

International Journal of Orientation & Mobility, Volume 1 , ISSUE 1, 87–89

Article | 16-April-2018

TrekAbout Adelaide: One Agency’s Experience of Introducing GPS Technology to O&M Services

Guide Dogs Association of South Australia and Northern Territory (Guide Dogs SA.NT) provides Orientation & Mobility (O&M) programs for people with vision impairment, including training in the use of Electronic Travel Aids (ETAs). Recent developments in wayfinding technology have included introduction of specialised Global Positioning System (GPS) devices for people with vision impairment. This article describes considerations that were made by Guide Dogs SA.NT in selecting wayfinding

Adrian Riessen, B.App.Sc., Grad.Cert.Health, M.Spec.Ed., Alison Ryan, B.App.Sc., M.Spec.Ed., Mark Battista, B.Sec.Ed., M.Spec.Ed.

International Journal of Orientation & Mobility, Volume 2 , ISSUE 1, 73–80

Article | 16-April-2018

An Echolocation Training Package

The phenomenon of echolocation or using sonar to navigate the environment has been widely studied, though rarely taught to individuals who are blind or vision impaired (Kish 2003). This paper describes the essential content of an echolocation training package designed to assist orientation and mobility (O&M) instructors teach clients echolocation skills. This package will be trialled using volunteer participants who are clients of Guide Dogs NSW/ACT Australia and then refined based on an

Nicole Holmes, B.A.Soc.

International Journal of Orientation & Mobility, Volume 4 , ISSUE 1, 84–91

Article | 16-April-2018

Back to the Future: Expanding the Profession – O&M for People with Disabilities

In the U.S. and Australia, O&M training has evolved from service provision solely to people with vision impairment, to people with vision impairment and additional disabilities, to people with sight who have functional mobility needs. Expansion of O&M training to include people with sight who have mobility needs responds to: (i) a demand by senior management for organisational cost efficiencies; (ii) social and education policies that require people with disabilities to be mobile so

Bruce Blasch, Ph.D., Desirée Gallimore, Ph.D., MBA

International Journal of Orientation & Mobility, Volume 6 , ISSUE 1, 21–33

Research Article | 25-October-2017

Community gardens as pathways to community resilience? Reflections on a pilot study in Adelaide, South Australia

MELISSA NURSEY-BRAY, ELEANOR PARNELL, RACHEL A. ANKENY, HEATHER BRAY, DIANNE RUDD

South Australian Geographical Journal, Volume 113 , 13–28

Article | 17-April-2020

Transgressing borders with participatory video technologies: Reflections on creative knowledge production with asylum seekers in Australia

Introduction Media representations of the ‘global refugee crisis’ often rely on a universalised aesthetic of ‘waves’, ‘flows’, ‘surges’ and dangerous border crossings that focus on the EU and US/Mexico (Bleiker et al 2013; Pallister-Wilkins 2019). Within this ‘global’ representation, the everyday experiences of those seeking refuge in Australia are rendered invisible by racially discriminatory immigration policies that criminalise those who arrive by boat. These institutional practices

Michele Lobo, Kaya Barry

Borderlands, Volume 18 , ISSUE 2, 8–36

Editorial | 14-June-2019

Editorial

With only two years until the 13th Quadren-nial Congress it is time for all of us to con-sider the great work that we are doing and start thinking about potential abstract sub-missions. Two years might seem a long way away, but it will come around quickly. I have recently had the absolute privilege to represent my workplace, Australia and the neuroscience nursing community at the European Stroke Organisation Conference in Milan. I was one of over 5600 partici-pants enjoying a packed program

Linda Nichols

Australasian Journal of Neuroscience, Volume 29 , ISSUE 1, –

Research Article | 25-October-2017

Disintegration of cattle hoof prints in cracking-clay soils of the arid South Australian Stony Plains region during a wet period

Recovery of clay-soil microtopography from trampling by cattle was assessed over 247 days in the Stony Plains region of South Australia during La Niña conditions. Hoof prints took 96 to 247 days to disintegrate. Several prints were still visible nearly seven months after initial measurement. Print volume and area declined more-or-less uniformly over time, but were still considerable for prints present at the end of the study. Rain may facilitate the surface recovery of cracking-clay soils from

HELEN P. WAUDBY, SOPHIE PETIT

South Australian Geographical Journal, Volume 113 , 5–12

Research Article | 14-August-2018

Terroir—towards a new perspective

the growth of the Australian wine industry are examined to identify the primary influences on how the concept is perceived in Australia today. A balance is sought between the diverse ideas of terroir and a more flexible interpretation of the concept.  

Alex Martin

South Australian Geographical Journal, Volume 112 , 5–22

Article | 14-August-2018

The Future of Australian Rural Communities: How Powerful are the Forces of Change?

This paper tests how far population change in 412 rural communities of south-eastern Australia is predetermined by five ‘drivers’: remoteness, amenity, town size, rural population density, and concentration/dispersal of the population. Testing their combined impact through multiple correlation analysis, it finds that over the ten-year period 1996-2006, the status of the five drivers measured in 1996 explains (statistically) some 53% of the variance in the actual population change in the

PETER J. SMAILES, TREVOR L.C. GRIFFIN, NEIL M. ARGENT

South Australian Geographical Journal, Volume 111 , 18–42

abstract | 29-March-2019

Abstracts of the 2018 International Guide Dogs Federation (IGDF) Seminar

Vision loss in the future: the importance of integrated care in the era of ocular imaging. Keynote Presentation Angelica Ly and Michael Kalloniatis (MKalloniatis@cfeh.com.au) Centre for Eye Health, UNSW Sydney, Australia The Centre for Eye Health (CFEH) is a not-for-profit initiative of Guide Dogs NSW/ACT and UNSW Sydney, dedicated to reducing preventable vision impairment through the early detection of eye disease. The Centre was initially conceived following a strategy meeting in 2006 by

International Journal of Orientation & Mobility, Volume 10 , ISSUE 1, 1–17

Article | 16-April-2018

Developing O&M Standards for Australasia

In 2013, members of the Orientation and Mobility Association of Australasia ratified a Quality Framework for the O&M profession, including an OMAA Code of Ethics and OMAA Standards of Practice. The OMAA Quality Framework took a six member committee four years to develop and involved extensive collaboration across Australia and New Zealand. During the process, the Committee discussed such themes as best practice, exemplary performance, minimum standards, independence, and self-determination

Lil Deverell, M.Ed., Grad Dip O&M, B.Ed., COMS., Bronwen Scott, M.Ed., Grad Dip O&M, B. Psych. COMS, Mark Battista, M.Ed., (Special Ed/O&M), B.Ed., Jeremy Hill, Grad Dip O&M, B.Sc., BA(Hons)Psych.

International Journal of Orientation & Mobility, Volume 6 , ISSUE 1, 34–44

review-article | 29-January-2021

VENOUS THROMBOEMBOLISM

, or often not require any treatment. Pharmaceutical DOAC/NOACs Direct oral anticoagulants/Novel oral anticoagulants are non-vitamin K antagonists are considered first-line for treatment due to their safety profile and work by blocking factors within the clotting casacade. Within Australia rivaroxaban, apixaban and dabigatran are the most common NOACs used. Warfarin Warfarin blocks hepatic synthesis of enzymes used in the reactivation of Vitamin K thereby inhibiting vitamin K dependent

Rachel MacKellar

Journal of the Australasian Society of Aerospace Medicine, Volume 12 , 25–30

research-article | 29-January-2021

CHALLENGES OF COVID-19 AEROMEDICAL RETRIEVAL: LESSONS LEARNT FROM CONDUCTING AEROMEDICAL TRANSFERS DURING A PANDEMIC

Gihan Ganesh, Gayle Christie, David McIlroy, Shelley Dutton, Andrew Challen

Journal of the Australasian Society of Aerospace Medicine, Volume 12 , 8–12

Abstract Supplements | 10-September-2020

Special Abstract Supplement, PhD Electronic Poster Evening, School of Psychology, Social Work and Social Policy, University of South Australia

John Mingoia, MD S.R Jabin, Cassie Hilditch, Stephanie Newton Webb, Sarah Mellish

Eat, Sleep, Work, Volume 1 , ISSUE 1, 84–90

Research Article | 27-February-2017

Evaluations of post-disaster recovery: A review of practice material

This paper reviews evaluations of post-disaster recovery efforts. The focus is on operational material and other ‘grey literature’ from disasters that have occurred in Australia, New Zealand and internationally. We develop a typology that categorises disaster events and includes whether evaluations were undertaken; the methods used; and whether the evaluations focused on the processes or outcomes of the recovery program. The review finds a lack of evaluation of post-disaster recovery. Where

Roberta Ryan, Liana Wortley, Éidín Ní Shé

Evidence Base, Volume 2016 , ISSUE 4, 1–33

Research Article | 27-February-2017

School autonomy: Necessary but not sufficient

School autonomy has become increasingly significant in the politics of education, as well as a central feature of education systems’ reform policies in Australia and globally. This review examines the spectrum of evidence on the impact of school autonomy on student academic achievement, and the features of autonomy that improve or constrain achievement, and discusses the implications of these findings for future policy. There is no definitive or simple conclusion from assessing the impact of

Dahle Suggett

Evidence Base, Volume 2015 , ISSUE 1, 1–26

Article | 17-April-2020

Bordering: Creating, contesting and resisting practice

the Aboriginal Provisional Government in Australia, who have created passports to reinstate sovereignty and refuse settler occupation as they travel between Aboriginal Nations across the Australian continent, and internationally (Aboriginal Provincial Government 2019). Migrants breach national borders, as do plants and animals, and the movement and circulation of water and air render borders permeable. Inter-disciplinary endeavours equally reveal academic silos to be flexible, fluid, contested and

Elise Klein, Uma Kothari

Borderlands, Volume 18 , ISSUE 2, 1–7

Article | 30-November-2019

Bordering: Creating, contesting and resisting practice

the Aboriginal Provisional Government in Australia, who have created passports to reinstate sovereignty and refuse settler occupation as they travel between Aboriginal Nations across the Australian continent, and internationally (Aboriginal Provincial Government 2019). Migrants breach national borders, as do plants and animals, and the movement and circulation of water and air render borders permeable. Inter-disciplinary endeavours equally reveal academic silos to be flexible, fluid, contested and

Elise Klein, Uma Kothari

Borderlands, Volume 19 , ISSUE 1, 1–7

research-article | 30-November-2019

Epilepsy Surgery: A Paediatric Perspective

children, febrile illness (Stafstrom & Carmant, 2015). Whereas, “epilepsy” (or epilepsy syndrome) is an enduring repetitive predisposition to unprovoked seizures due to complex genetic or structural causes, or damage to the delicate tissues and structures of the brain (Stafstrom & Car-mant, 2015). Seizures have a lifetime incidence of almost 9% and epilepsy has a lifetime incidence of 3% worldwide (Epilepsy Action Australia, 2019). Epilepsy effects250 thousand people in Australia alone and half of

Lauren Bollard, Emily Moore, Rebecca Paff

Australasian Journal of Neuroscience, Volume 30 , ISSUE 2, 7–12

research-article | 30-November-2020

First report of Seville root-knot nematode, Meloidogyne hispanica (Nematoda: Meloidogynidae) in the USA and North America

with sequence of M. hispanica from Portugal (Maleita et al., 2012a, 2012b) and sequence of Meloidogyne sp. from Australia (Fargette et al., 2010) identified here as a representative of this species. Figure 4: Statistical parsimony network showing the phylogenetic relationships between intergenic COII-16S gene sequences of Meloidogyne species having a long intergenic region. The sequences of each species are marked by different colors. Pies (circles) represent sequences of each species with the

Andrea M. Skantar, Zafar A. Handoo, Sergei A. Subbotin, Mihail R. Kantor, Paulo Vieira, Paula Agudelo, Maria N. Hult, Stephen Rogers

Journal of Nematology, Volume 53 , 1–7

research-article | 30-November-2019

“The big wide world of school”: Supporting children on the autism spectrum to successfully transition to primary school: Perspectives from parents and early intervention professionals

consulting the various stakeholders actively involved in the transition process. For this reason, this study sought to understand the perspectives of parents and EI staff on school readiness and transitioning planning for autistic children. Methods Design An inductive qualitative (26) research design was employed, seeking the rich meanings, understandings and perspectives of parents and EI staff across Australia. Focus group methodology and interviews were utilized (27) aiming to obtain a broad

Nigel Chen, Scott Miller, Ben Milbourn, Melissa H. Black, Kathryn Fordyce, Gerdamari Van Der Watt, Tasha Alach, Anne Masi, Grace Frost, Madonna Tucker, Valsamma Eapen, Sonya Girdler

Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Volume 8 , 91–100

minireview | 09-March-2021

Epidemiology and Pathogenesis of Staphylococcus Bloodstream Infections in Humans: a Review

19.6 39 69,6 Thapa et al. 2019 10 Asia India 1 2012-2014 183 87 47.4 42 22.9 45 24.5 Bandyopadhyay et al. 2018 11 Asia Taiwan 1 2008-2013 2,090 485 23.2 57 2.7 428 20.5 Chen et al. 2016 12 Australia Australia 23 2008-2012 9,418 3,160 36.4 1,429 18.0 1,731 18.4 Si et al. 2016 13 Australia Australia 1 2005-2016 203 115 40.3 46 16.1 69 24.2 Worth et al. 2018 14 Australia Australia 1 2005-2016 146 79 54.1 26 17.8 53 36.3 Gowda et al. 2017 15 Europe Turkey 1 2003-2009; 2010-2016 925 542 58.6

KLAUDIA LISOWSKA-ŁYSIAK, RYSZARD LAUTERBACH, JACEK MIĘDZOBRODZKI, MAJA KOSECKA-STROJEK

Polish Journal of Microbiology, Volume 70 , ISSUE 1, 13–23

Article | 23-April-2021

Promotion to leadership, not just merit, but insider knowledge: What do school principals say?

outcomes determined entirely on merit (Littler, 2018). In theory, non-meritocratic variables such as social status, race, ethnicity, patronage, seniority, religion and gender are excluded from merit-based recruitment decisions (Littler, 2018; McNamee & Miller, 2004; Thornton, 2013). The following government school study, conducted in the state of New South Wales (NSW) Australia, was specifically designed to investigate the objectivity of New South Wales Department of Education (NSWDE) principals when

Kevin Steed, John De Nobile, Manjula Waniganayake

Journal of Educational Leadership, Policy and Practice, Volume 36 , 1–21

research-article | 30-November-2020

Nano White Food and the Reproduction of Whiteness

-food systems. Settler-colonial agri-food systems Colonisation, as process, continues to structure settler colonial societies, including Australia (Wolfe, 2006). Its structuring effect enables, and indeed depends upon, dispossession of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples from Country. It has instigated the violent rupture of people and Country connections, and in many instances, the destruction of Indigenous foodways. While mining and other extractive industries contribute to processes

KRISTEN LYONS, BRONWYN FREDERICKS, ABRAHAM BRADFIELD, CHRISTOPHER MAYES, CATHERINE KOERNER

Borderlands, Volume 20 , ISSUE 1, 207–235

Research Article | 27-February-2017

A critical examination of the youth foyer model for alleviating homelessness: Strengthening a promising evidence base

This article assesses the quality of 15 primary studies that examined the effectiveness of youth foyer or foyer-like programs on the lives of young homeless people. The youth foyer model provides an integrated approach to tackling youth homelessness, connecting affordable accommodation to training and employment. In Australia, there is growing support from government for the development and funding of foyer programs. However to date, there has been very limited development and investment in the

Iris Levin, Joseph Borlagdan, Shelley Mallett, Jehonathan Ben

Evidence Base, Volume 2015 , ISSUE 4, 1–16

Article | 16-April-2018

A clock-face method of outdoor scanning and tracking using sports cones: A case study of a client with post-stroke visual field loss

The participant in this case study is a 65 year old male, who had a right posterior cerebral artery stroke. He undertook a compensatory scanning program though continued to experience collisions with objects in familiar and unfamiliar environments. He was later referred to Guide Dogs NSW/ACT, Australia for orientation and mobility (O&M) services. The second author (instructor) assessed and identified this client’s functional field of vision using an outdoor clock-face method by

Sarah Hower, B.HlthSc (OT)., MSpec.Ed, Ross Still, Ross Still, GradDip(O&M), Regional Manager, Guide Dogs NSW/ACT

International Journal of Orientation & Mobility, Volume 7 , ISSUE 1, 87–95

Article | 09-June-2019

What do teachers and leaders have to say about co-teaching in flexible learning spaces?

Schools in New Zealand and parts of Australia are rapidly transitioning from traditional classrooms to coteaching in flexible learning spaces provisioned for 50 to 180 children and two to six teachers in a single space. In New Zealand, this transition is driven by the Ministry of Education who have specific guidelines for designing new schools and re-builds. School leaders and teachers must reconceptualise teaching and learning from private autonomous learning environments to co-teaching in

Julie Mackey, Neil O'Reilly, Jo Fletcher, Chris Jansen

Journal of Educational Leadership, Policy and Practice, Volume 33 , ISSUE 2, 97–110

case-report | 13-November-2017

Drain tube removal in the presence of anticoagulation in Spinal Surgery

compressive stockings, sequential compressive sleeves and the use of LMWH (standard recommendation of 40mg subcutaneously daily) all assist in the prevention of deep venous thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE), the collective term being VTE (Joanna Briggs, 2016). These complications remain a major cause of morbidity and a significant cause of mortality in hospitalized patients across Australia and internationally (The Australian & New Zealand Working Party on the Management and Prevention of

Christine Holland, Sarah Smith

Australasian Journal of Neuroscience, Volume 27 , ISSUE 1, 14–18

research-article | 19-February-2021

First morphological and molecular identification of third-stage larvae of Anisakis typica (Nematoda: Anisakidae) from marine fishes in Vietnamese water

from other Anisakis species. Vietnamese A. typica were genetically close to those from China, Thailand, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, and Australia, to make a common group that was separated from another group of America, Brazil, Turkey, and Portugal. Our analysis is in agreement with a previous report that the separation of A. typica populations related to geographical origins (Tunya et al., 2020). Figure 4: Phylogenetic tree reconstructed from ITS1-5.8S-ITS2 sequences of Anisakis typica from

Hoang Van Hien, Bui Thi Dung, Ha Duy Ngo, Pham Ngoc Doanh

Journal of Nematology, Volume 53 , 1–9

research-article | 02-November-2021

Colonialism and Conservation

of ‘restoration’ that are also a colonial re-storying. We contextualise the Pelorus Island goat eradication project (Part II) with reference to ideas about the special role that islands play in conservation (Part III) and within the cultural–political history of carceral colonialism in Australia (Part IV). By considering the recent history of this ‘bizarre’ experiment, as it was called by Queensland Environment Minister Steven Miles (QP QWN 2016: p. 2976), with the surrounding islands’ carceral

ROWENA LENNOX, FIONA PROBYN-RAPSEY

Borderlands, Volume 20 , ISSUE 1, 49–88

Research Article | 27-February-2017

Dealing with unemployment: What should be the role of labour market programs?

This review presents a summary of evidence on outcomes from active labour market programs. Active labour market programs aim to increase the likelihood of employment for individuals who are unemployed or at risk of unemployment. The focus of this review is on studies of active labour market programs in Australia, supplemented with international evidence. An overview and historical background on active labour market programs is provided, as well as an introduction to the empirical methods used

Jeff Borland

Evidence Base, Volume 2014 , ISSUE 4, 1–21

Article | 06-July-2017

CHANGING MORTALITY DISTRIBUTION IN DEVELOPED COUNTRIES FROM 1970 TO 2010: LOOKING AT AVERAGES AND BEYOND THEM

the variation in the mean length of life while the changes in within-country inequality reduced this effect. At the same time, huge alterations in the within-country mortality rankings can be observed. Australia, Japan, Taiwan, Austria and Luxembourg may be said to be the “winners” while most of the post-communist countries are among the “losers”.

Adam Szulc

Statistics in Transition New Series, Volume 17 , ISSUE 3, 467–496

Article | 05-December-2017

The Mesostigmatid Mite Protogamasellus mica, an Effective Predator of Free-Living and Plant-Parasitic Nematodes

Protogamasellus mica was extracted from a sugarcane field in Australia and cultured on bacterial-feeding nematodes. Studies with various nematodes in laboratory arenas showed that one mite and its progeny reduced nematode numbers by between 26 and 50 nematodes/day. A bacterivore (Mesorhabditis sp.), a fungivore (Aphelenchus avenae), and two plant parasites (root-knot nematode, Meloidogyne javanica and root-lesion nematode, Pratylenchus zeae) were all reduced at much the same rate despite the

GRAHAM R. STIRLING, A. MARCELLE STIRLING, DAVID E. WALTER

Journal of Nematology, Volume 49 , ISSUE 3, 327–333

Article | 16-April-2018

Orientation and Mobility Client Evaluation Tool (CET) Adult

A project team at Guide Dogs NSW/ACT, Australia designed, tested, and statistically validated over a five-year period, a client evaluation tool to assess the progress or achievement of adult clients (18+ years) who participate in orientation and mobility (O&M) programs (including Guide Dog programs). The tool is administered at the commencement of the client’s mobility program and again at its conclusion to provide a pre/post measure. The tool comprises two parts. Part 1, completed by

Desirée Gallimore, Ph.D., MBA, Lisa Keay, Ph.D., MPH, Frances Tinsley, DipOT, DipBusiness, MSc (Rehab. Counselling)

International Journal of Orientation & Mobility, Volume 8 , ISSUE 1, 37–61

research-article | 17-September-2019

Marketisation of Climate Change Services

implement and steward these adaptation markets. Research questions are: What comprises a climate service market, in Australia and abroad? What strategies/approaches are governments employing worldwide to effectively and efficiently steward these adaptation markets? The distribution of services through markets is popular within the new public governance approach that characterizes governments worldwide (Osborne, 2010). This is also apparent in the climate change adaptation space in Australia, with

Eleanor Malbon, Luke Craven

Evidence Base, Volume 2019 , ISSUE 1, 15–24

Article | 30-November-2020

Successful transfusion in the presence of anti-K4 (anti-Kpb)

A 71-year-old group A, D+ female, with anti-K4(-Kpb), -E, and -S was admitted for her second coronary artery surgery. Four units of autologous red blood cells (RBCs) were transfused perioperatively, and four units of homologous K:-4, E-, S- RBCs were transfused over the next 24 hours. Ten units of fresh frozen plasma and 28 units of platelets were also transfused. Continued bleeding necessitated calling donors from other states in Australia and from the International Panel of Donors of Rare

Julie M Watt, Peter N. Moffatt, Suzanne Y. Chatfield, Wendy A. Grimm, Jennifer A. Bryant

Immunohematology, Volume 10 , ISSUE 3, 87–89

Article | 20-July-2021

Facial soft tissue norms in Caucasians using an innovative three-dimensional approach

sample population. Methods: Three-dimensional facial surface data (3dMDface) were obtained from 375 young adult Caucasians (195 males and 180 females, all approximately 22 years old) without craniofacial anomalies, all of whom were participants in The Raine Study in Western Australia with participants from Generation 2. These data were used to generate seven faces that represented the variations in convexity distributed evenly around an average. The faces were subsequently rated by orthodontists

Anand Ponnusamy, Mithran S. Goonewardene, Ajmal Mian, Peter Eastwood, Alethea Rea, Syed Islam

Australasian Orthodontic Journal, Volume 36 , ISSUE 1, 45–54

research-article | 02-November-2021

Terrain

‘management’, and who benefits from these meanings (Todd, 2016; Watts, 2013; Latulippe and Klenk, 2020; Smith, 2005; Langton, 1995; Whyte, 2013, 2018a, 2018b). Many Indigenous scholars and leaders present another understanding based on human-nature relationality and the importance of the Land (Watts, 2013) or Country in Australia (Kwaymullina, 2016). The most important relationships are between people and the Land, and, after this, relationships between people (Graham, 2008). This is not just a different

JESSICA K. WEIR

Borderlands, Volume 20 , ISSUE 1, 171–206

Article | 16-April-2018

The ROAM Project Part 1: Exploring new frontiers in video conferencing to expand the delivery of remote O&M services in regional Western Australia

Amy Barrett-Lennard, M.HSer. (O&M), B.Sc. (OT)

International Journal of Orientation & Mobility, Volume 8 , ISSUE 1, 101–118

Research Article | 27-February-2017

Smoking cessation and tobacco prevention in Indigenous populations

This article systematically reviews 91 smoking cessation and tobacco prevention studies tailored for Indigenous populations around the world, with a particular focus on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander populations in Australia. We identified several components of effective interventions, including the use of multifaceted programs that simultaneously address the behavioural, psychological and biochemical aspects of addiction, using resources culturally tailored for the needs of individual

Kristin Carson, Harshani Jayasinghe, Brian Smith, Jeffrey Newchurch, Malcolm Brinn, Antony Veale, Matthew Peters, Adrian Esterman, Kuljit Singh

Evidence Base, Volume 2014 , ISSUE 3, 1–51

research-article | 01-June-2020

Purposeful collaboration: Enriching lives for people with Parkinson’s disease

epidemiological study indicated up to 212,000 people (1 in 117 people aged over 50 years) are living with PD in Australia, with more than one million caregivers, family and friends directly impacted by the condition (Ayton et al., 2019). The associated economic burden in 2014 was almost $1.1 billion and accounted for 53% of all health system costs (Deloitte Access Economics, 2015); this burden is expected to rise. Nursing home and inpatient hospital care comprise the largest component of these costs

Vincent Carroll, Kirsten Deutschmann, Jessica Andrews

Australasian Journal of Neuroscience, Volume 30 , ISSUE 1, 32–43

Original Paper | 10-September-2020

A behavioural modification intervention to reduce snack food consumption focusing on external situational cues: The case study you can't read between meals without ruining your appetite!

Currently, obesity is a leading threat to optimal health and wellbeing in Australia. Offsetting risks of acute and chronic disease and disability, a balanced diet offers a sound investment against premature morbidity and mortality commonly associated with obesity. Demonstrated empirically to lead to weight gain, consumption of snack foods lacking in nutritional value (“indulgences”) threatens a healthy lifestyle and is as prevalent as 90% in some populations. Thus, finding strategies

Nicola Brewer

Eat, Sleep, Work, Volume 1 , ISSUE 1, 65–71

Article | 20-July-2021

Evaluation of treatment risks and the quality of information contained within the websites of specialist orthodontists

Objective: To evaluate the treatment risks and the quality of information contained within the websites of specialist orthodontists in Australia. Methods: The term ‘specialist orthodontic practice’ was entered into three internet search engines. Websites satisfying inclusion and exclusion criteria were evaluated for orthodontic treatment risk information against nine common treatment risks. For website reliability and quality, the DISCERN instrument was used along with the HON

Maurice J. Meade, Craig W. Dreyer

Australasian Orthodontic Journal, Volume 35 , ISSUE 2, 143–151

Research Article | 20-December-2018

Climate change adaptation for peri-urban horticulture: a case study of the Adelaide Hills apple and pear industry

Despite a growing body of climate change adaptation research, translating findings into action remains a challenge. The need for early intervention looms as a significant problem for horticulture industries in Australia’s peri-urban regions where competing demands for resources generate land use conflicts. Tools and methods that help stakeholders and decision-makers understand climate risks and adaptation options at a more strategic level provide a mechanism to bridge the gap between

Peter Houston, Douglas K. Bardsley

South Australian Geographical Journal, Volume 114 , ISSUE 1, 29–42

research-article | 30-November-2018

FLYING HOURS OF AUSTRALIAN COMMERCIAL PILOTS AND RISK OF CUTANEOUS MELANOMA

. Indeed this has been a weakness of many studies of melanoma risk among airline pilots to date. With regard to ionising radiation, while there are no national occupational exposure data available for pilots in Australia, large airlines perform detailed modelling of the ionising radiation exposure of their aircrews according to their flight paths and flying hours. This suggests that a substantial proportion of Australian pilots are being monitored in this way and are not exceeding annual doses of 6 mSv

Jean Claude Dusingize, Catherine M. Olsen, Kyoko Miura, Ian Hosegood, Rick Tinker, Ken Karipidis, Adèle C. Green

Journal of the Australasian Society of Aerospace Medicine, Volume 11 , 1–7

Original Paper | 10-September-2020

Impact of an enclosure rotation on the activity budgets of two zoo-housed giant pandas (Ailuropoda melanoleuca): An observational case study

budgets of two captive giant pandas, Funi and Wang Wang, housed at the Adelaide Zoo in South Australia. Instantaneous time sampling methods were used to record the giant pandas’ behaviour and location in each enclosure at 180-second intervals over a total of 180 hours (132 baseline hours, 48 post-intervention hours). Following the enclosure rotation, Funi demonstrated a reduction in performance of stereotypic pacing (from 11% of scans at baseline to 4% of scans post-intervention), as well as a

Jillian Claire Ryan, Carla A Litchfield

Eat, Sleep, Work, Volume 1 , ISSUE 1, 26–38

Article | 22-November-2020

Development of a flow cytometric test for the detection of D-positive fetal cells after fetomaternal hemorrhage and a survey of the prevalence in D-negative women

A sensitive test for the presence of D-positive fetal red blood cells (RBCs) in the maternal circulation of D-negative women has been developed. It was used to investigate the possibility that the occasional failure in preventing alloimmunization might be due to the administration of inadequate amounts of prophylactic anti-D Rh immune globulin. The standard dose in Australia contains 125µg of antibody, and can suppress immunization by an estimated 6 mL of packed D-positive RBCs. A

Margaret Nelson, Hazel Popp, Kathy Horky, Cecily Forsyth, John Gibson

Immunohematology, Volume 10 , ISSUE 2, 55–59

research-article | 30-November-2019

Policy implications of the extent, nature and effects of young people’s exposure to alcohol promotion in sports-related contexts

Alcohol is a primary contributor to ill-health. It is estimated to cause almost 6 percent of deaths worldwide (WHO, 2014) and, in Australia, it has been identified as the third leading contributor to the burden of disease, behind tobacco and obesity (Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW), 2016). The use of alcohol among children and adolescents is of particular concern due to the growing evidence linking early initiation of alcohol use and heavy alcohol consumption during

Simone Pettigrew, Hayley Grant

Evidence Base, Volume 2020 , ISSUE 2, 62–78

Article | 14-August-2018

Natural Hazards, Climate Change, and Adaptation: Persistent Questions and Answers

In research on risk and hazard, three central questions seem to persist: What should people and societies worry about? Why do people live and work in areas subject to repeated hazards? How is it that they survive and even prosper in such areas? Les Heathcote and I were part of an early effort to address these questions globally across the range of natural hazards. working together on a study that contrasted the agricultural drought hazard in Australia with that of Tanzania. From our comparison

ROBERT W. KATES

South Australian Geographical Journal, Volume 111 , 43–55

Article | 20-July-2021

The public perception of orthodontic treatment performed by general dentists and specialist orthodontists

Background: In Australia, orthodontic treatment may be performed by either a general dental practitioner (GDP) or a specialist orthodontist. However, the titles ‘specialist’ and ‘orthodontist’ are restricted to dentists who have undertaken an additional three years of full-time training in an accredited institution. Considering the increase in popularity of GDP orthodontic courses, an assessment was worthwhile of the public’s understanding of the difference between

Morgan Wishney, Oyku Dalci, Peter Petocz, M. Ali Darendeliler

Australasian Orthodontic Journal, Volume 34 , ISSUE 2, 232–238

Research Article | 26-December-2016

Managing Madness: Mental Health and Complexity in Public Policy

sectors. Co-morbidities are commonplace, particularly drug and alcohol problems among younger people. Governments in Australia have traditionally taken responsibility for policy, programs and services, either as direct service providers or through contracting outputs from others. Yet the evidence indicates that for people with a mental illness, the best solutions are often not found in government but in the community and in organisations outside of government. New organisations and new structures are

Sebastian Rosenberg, Ian Hickie

Evidence Base, Volume 2013 , ISSUE 3, 1–19

Research Article | 03-April-2018

Cessation for smokers seeking treatment and advice from health care professionals in the hospital setting

Cigarette smoking costs Australia and New Zealand billions of dollars per year and is the single most preventable risk to health. Though governments have initiated numerous public health policies which have reduced the incidence of smoking, current usage remains around 15 percent. Making further inroads is likely to require augmenting these interventions with action at the individual level. The hospital setting provides a unique opportunity to assess the efficacy of individual attention. The

Zoe Kopsaftis, Joseph van Agteren, Kristin Carson-Chahhoud, Tim O’Loughlin, Brian Smith

Evidence Base, Volume 2018 , ISSUE 1, 1–35

Article | 30-July-2021

The stability of occlusal plane rotation during orthognathic surgery

findings with the stability of orthognathic surgery in which no significant occlusal plane rotation occurs. Aims and methods: Data were collected from a sample of 31 adult patients (22 females and nine males) treated by one orthodontist in private practice and at the University of Western Australia from 1992–2008. Patients received a Le Fort I osteotomy and BSSO to reposition the maxilla and mandible, respectively. The patients were separated into three groups defined by no occlusal plane

Samuel C. Bennett

Australasian Orthodontic Journal, Volume 33 , ISSUE 1, 82–96

Research Article | 27-February-2017

What is the evidence for harm minimisation measures in gambling venues?

The use of electronic gambling machines (EGMs) in Australia and New Zealand constitutes the largest sector of the gambling industry. The costs arising from the harms of gambling detract significantly from its benefits, and in all Australian jurisdictions various policy measures have been implemented to reduce these harms. If successful, these would maximise the net benefits associated with EGM gambling. This article reviews the available evidence for a range of these practices, particularly

Charles Livingstone, Angela Rintoul, Louise Francis

Evidence Base, Volume 2014 , ISSUE 2, 1–24

Article | 24-July-2017

First Report of the Fig Cyst Nematode, Heterodera fici Kirjanova, on Fig Tree, Ficus carica, in Ontario, Canada

, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Spain, Yugoslavia, China, Georgia, Iran,Turkey, Uzbekistan, Australia, New Zealand, United States (California, Florida, Louisiana, Maryland, and Virginia), Brazil,Algeria, and South Africa. It is an exotic pest to Canada. To our knowledge, this is the first evidence of the occurrence of H. fici in Canada.

FENGCHENG SUN, NEIL HENRY, QING YU

Journal of Nematology, Volume 49 , ISSUE 2, 131–132

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