EXTERNALLY FUNDED RESEARCH PROJECTS
Child and adolescent victimisation: Prevalence and predictors in Australia
This is a study to determine the rate and predictors of child and adolescent experiences of victimisation in an Australian population-based sample. This study will address widespread concerns about the experiences of violence by Australian children. No previous population-based studies have addressed this issue. Expected outcomes are published papers in major journals and policy-relevant data provided to Commonwealth and state governments as well as relevant NGOs. The consequences of child and adolescent victimisation are substantial. This study will both point to the causes and prioritise strategies to reduce the level of violence experienced by children.