Author Archives: Luke Adams Foundation

Inmate jailed over fatal punch

Amanda Banks, Legal Affairs Editor. THE WEST AUSTRALIAN A teenager committed a “cowardly” and fatal one-punch attack on a fellow prisoner in a WA jail after a minor spat over who could sit where in the dining room, a Perth could was told today. Robert Thomas Garlett was sentenced to...

Alcohol-related injuries in young women skyrocket

Nicky Phillips Science Editor, Sydney Morning Herald The number of women presenting at emergency departments with alcohol-related injuries is increasing at an alarming rate, a new national study has found. Between 2005 and 2012 the number of women who arrived at hospital with these kind of injuries increased by 44...

IF! A Public Health based approach to tackling violence

IF Foundation is tackling violence prevention using an evidence‐based public health approach that targets the root causes and risk factors underlying the likelihood of an individual becoming involved in violence, and that recognizes the need for improved services to mitigate the harmful effects of violence when it does occur. The...

OUR SCHOOL IS A STAR

Our School is a STAR Our team of creative and talented students at Roebourne District High School worked with us to create an Our School is a STAR video for Channel 7’s competition. It would be great if you all could go on the website and vote for the Roebourne...

Preventing Violence – Life Skills Development

Developing life skills can help young people to avoid violence, by improving their social & emotional competence, teaching them how to deal effectively & non violently with conflict & helping to find them employment. The WHO briefing for preventing violence by developing life skills in children & adolescents (2009), defines...

RIDE FOR UNITY

Ever wanted to make a difference? Ever wanted to physically challenge yourself? Join the IF Foundation as we ride 578kms from Port Hedland to Onslow raising awareness on the issues surrounding youth violence and anti -social behaviour while raising valuable funds at the same time to support our work in...