CCDE Publications 2016

The details provided below are provisional. Some citations are still to be finalised, and in many cases publications are in train in both electronic and paper formats.


  • Buckley, J., Stevens, M., Midford, R., (2016) Developing a Place-based Alcohol Indicators Framework to Monitor and Evaluate Alcohol Management Plans and Other Alcohol Initiatives in the Northern Territory: Results from the Community Alcohol and Wellbeing Survey 2nd Interim Report. Darwin: Menzies School of Health Research.

  • D'Aprano A, Silburn S, Johnston V, Bailie R, Mensah F, Oberklaid F, Robinson G.  Challenges in monitoring the development of young children in remote Aboriginal health services: clinical audit findings and recommendations for improving practice. Rural and Remote Health (Internet) 2016; 16: 3852. Available: (Accessed 24 August 2016)

  • Du Plessis, S. (2016). Adaptive Behaviour Assessment System: Indigenous Australian Adaptation Model (ABAS: IAAM). European Journal of Social & Behavioural Sciences 15(181), 1999-2013.
  • Geng, G., Midford, R. (2016) Investigating Stress Levels in Male Pre-service Teachers in Teacher Education Programs, The International Journal of Diversity in Education. 16,2: 27-39.
  • Harper, Helen , The story of Old Man Frank: A narrative response to questions about language shift in northern Cape York Peninsula. In Land and Language in Cape York Peninsula and the Gulf Country, Edited by Jean-Christophe Verstraete and Diane Hafner.  (pp. 409–432) John Benjamins  DOI 10.1075/clu.18.19har
  • Midford, R., Cahill, H., Geng, G., Leckning, B., Robinson, G.W., Te Ava, A. (2016) A pilot study of social and emotional education with Australian Year 7 and 8 middle school students. Health Education Journal. Early Online: 1-11. Retrieved [18 November 2016] from

  • Midford, R., McKenzie, J., Mayhead, R. (2016). “It fits the needs of the community”: Long-term evaluation of the Norseman Voluntary Liquor Agreement. Canberra: Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education.
  • Midford, R., Shakeshaft, A. (2016) Community-focused approaches to the prevention of alcohol-related harms: from past experiences to future possibilities. In Kolind, T., Thom, B., Hunt, G., (eds.)The SAGE Handbook of Drug & Alcohol Studies: Social Sciences Approaches.pp 213-237. SAGE Reference, Los Angeles.

  • Robinson G, Leckning B, Midford R, Harper H, Silburn S, Gannaway J, Dolan K, Delphine T, Hayes, C. (2016) Developing a school-based preventive life skills program for youth in a remote Indigenous community in north Australia. Health Education Vol. 116 Iss 5
  • Silburn, Sven. Strengthening the Foundations of Learning: Investing in Early Childhood Development. In A Lian, K Yew Lie & P Kell (Eds) Challenges in Global Learning: international contexts and cross-disciplinary responsesNewcastle-on-Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing (22 pages - accepted for publication November 2015).
  • Simpson S, D'Aprano A, Tayler C, Toon Khoo S, Highfold R. Validation of a culturally adapted developmental screening tool for Australian Aboriginal children: Early findings and next steps.

    Early Human Development. 2016 Aug 18;103:91-95. doi: 10.1016/j.earlhumdev.2016.08.005. [Epub ahead of print]

  • Silver B, Kaldor JM, Rumbold A, Ward J, Smith K, Dyda A, Ryder N, Tip TW, Su JY, Guy RJ. Community and clinic-based screening for curable sexually transmissible infections in a high prevalence setting in Australia: a retrospective longitudinal analysis of clinical service data from 2006 to 2009. Sex Health. 2016 Apr;13(2):140-7, doi: 0.1071/SH15077. PMID: 26678863

  • Su JY, Belton S, Ryder N. Why are men less tested for sexually transmitted infections in remote Australian Indigenous communities? A mixed-methods study. Cult Health Sex. 2016 Oct;18(10):1150-64. doi: 10.1080/13691058.2016.1175028. Epub 2016 May 4. PMID: 27142316
  • Trembisky E, Wand H, Donovan B, Chen M, Fairley CK, Freeman K, Guy R, Kaldor JM, Lahra MM, Lawrence A, Lau C, Pearson J, Regan DG, Ryder N, Smith H, Stevens K, Su JY, Ward J, Whiley DM. The Molecular Epidemiology and Antimicrobial Resistance of Neisseria gonorrhoeae in Australia: A Nationwide Cross-Sectional Study, 2012. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2016 Dec 15;63(12):1591-1598. Epub 2016 Sep 28. PMID:27682063