Monash Injury Research Institute

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02/02/14
Dr Jennifer Oxley, Monash University Accident Research Centre, suggests there will be an explosion of elderly drivers on Melbourne roads in the next 25 years if more is not done to provide alternative transport.
ABC.net.au, 774 ABC and ABC News 24, Ballarat Courier

28/01/15
According to the Monash University Accident Research Centre, an 11 per cent reduction in speed cuts the chance of road deaths by 40 per cent.
Brimbank Weekly, Melton Weekly, Daily Mercury

19/01/15
Monash University Accident Research Centre analysed six major tram routes and in a paper, recommened slashing tram speeds, grade separations, barriers at intersections, a complete ban on right urns and improved signalling in a bid to improve safety.
Herald Sun, Motor Report and news.com.au


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Elderly transport usage Melbourne 2 Feb 2015
A new Monash study has, for the first time, looked at active transport usage among over 65s in Melbourne, with implications for the design of road environments for the transport needs of its ageing population.Read the full report.

Resilient Australia Award 21 Jan 2015
MIRI researchers have received a Resilient Australia Award for their groundbreaking work with communities affected by the Black Saturday bushfires in 2009. Read the full report.

Safe System Road Infrastructure Program 14 Jan 2015
In an Australian first, the Victorian Government is piloting an innovative safety platform, based on intersection safety research conducted by the Monash University Accident Research Centre (MUARC).

Zero Road Deaths 02 Jan 2015
Professor Mark Stevenson, Director, Monash University Accident Research Centre discusses the appalling 2014/15 Holiday road toll and that zero road deaths is a goal we should aim for. Photo: Joseph Feil

hazard skateboard injuries 19 Dec 2014
The Victorian Injury Surveillance Unit (VISU) has just released its second bi-annual publication of Hazard which looks at the rise of injuries in the playground. There has also been an accompanying article in the Sydney Morning Herald.

Tony Bliss 8 Dec 2014
The 25th Westminster Lecture on Transport Safety and the 4th lecture in the UN Decade of Action Series, was delivered by Tony Bliss, Global Road Safety Adviser, Monash University Accident Research Centre, at the Palace of Westminster on 8th December 2014.

A transcript of the lecture is available as well as a slide presentation.



Dr Sharon Newnam 4 Dec 2014
#ILF14 Steering Committee Chairman presented Dr Sharon Newnam from the Monash Injury Research Institute with a $5,000 cheque. Dr Newnam, presented two sessions focusing on safe driving at the #ILF14. Register on the #ILF14 website to view Dr Newnam's presentations.

transitioning emergency management

2015 MUDRI Forum

VICTORIA, TRANSITIONING EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT: KEEPING UP WITH CHANGE
Focusing on two contemporary key elements of the EM cycle, ‘Resilience’ and ‘Recovery’. Two recent MUDRI literature reviews and news from 3rd World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in Sendai, Japan inform the sessions View the event Summary

Innovative thinking in reducing road trauma

MUARC – TAC Road Safety Seminar

Monash University Accident Research Centre and the TAC will be conducting a seminar on "Innovative thinking in reducing road trauma" to be held at The Waterfront Room, Waterfront Venues Melbourne, Docklands on Thursday 5 March, 2015. Register your interest here

Occupational Driving

Occupational Driving

Dr Sharon Newnam has announced the launch of the Safe Behaviour in Occupational Driving & Safety Management for the Occupational Driver Programs.

2014 Road Safety Leadership Program

2014 Road Safety Leadership Program
2014 Road Safety Leadership Program

The 2014 Road Safety Leadership Program was recently held at the Monash University Law Chambers and saw delagates from around the globe attend to make it our best ever!


Dates for the 2015 program are to be announced.

MUARC – TAC Road Safety Seminar

Innovative thinking in reducing road trauma Monash University Accident Research Centre and the TAC will be conducting a seminar on "Innovative thinking in reducing road trauma" to be held at The Waterfront Room, Waterfront Venues Melbourne, Docklands on Thursday 5 March, 2015. Register your interest here

ISCRRThe Institute for Safety, Compensation and Recovery Research (ISCRR) is a research-policy partnership  between the Victorian WorkCover Authority (VWA), the Transport Accident Commission (TAC) and Monash University. ISCRR aims to develop, conduct and translate research that has an impact and leads to positive change in practice or policy.

Find out more on what ISCRR does.