• Journal Articles


    Aitken Z, Simpson J, Gurrin L. Bentley R, and Kavanagh AM. 2017. Do material, psychosocial and behavioural factors mediate the relationship between disability aquisition and mental health? A sequential causal mediation analysis. International Journal of Epidemiology. 2018 Jan 29. doi: 10.1093/ije/dyx277. [Epub ahead of print] [FT150100131 2016-20


    Pevalin DJ, Reeves A, Baker E, and Bentley R. 2017. The impact of persistent poor housing conditions on mental health: A longitudinal population-based study. Preventive Medicine105, pp.304-310.

    Aitken Z, Simpson JA, Bentley R, and Kavanagh AM. 2017. Disability acquisition and mental health: effect modification by demographic and socioeconomic characteristics using data from an Australian longitudinal study. BMJ open7(9), p.e016953.

    Baker E. Beer A, Lester L. Pevalin D, Whitehead C and Bentley R. 2017. Is housing a health insult? International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health14(6), p.567.

    Badland H, Foster S, Bentley R, Higgs C, Roberts R, Pettit C and Giles-Corti B. 2017. Examining associations between area-level spatial measures of housing with selected health and wellbeing behaviours and outcomes in an urban context. Health & place43, pp.17-24. [FT150100131 2016-20, DP120201974 2013-17]

    Devine A, Ignacio R, Prenter K, Temminghoff L, Gill-Atkinson L, Zayas J, Marco MJ & Vaughan C. 'Freedom to go where I want': improving access to sexual and reproductive health for women with disability in the Philippines. Reprod Health Matters 25(50): 55-65, May 2017.

    Breen MD, Easteal P, Holland K, Sutherland G & Vaughan C.  Exploring Australian journalism discursive practices in reporting rape: The pitiful predator and the silent victim. Discourse and Communication.11(3): 241-258, 1 Jun 2017.


    Kavanagh AM, Aitken Z, Emerson E, Sahabandu S, Milner A, Bentley R, LaMontagne AD, Pirkis J. and Studdert D, 2016. Inequalities in socio-economic characteristics and health and wellbeing of men with and without disabilities: A cross-sectional analysis of the baseline wave of the Australian Longitudinal Study on Male Health. BMC public health16(3), p.1042.

    Aitken Z, Hewitt B, Keogh L, LaMontagne AD, Bentley R. and Kavanagh AM, 2016. Young maternal age at first birth and mental health later in life: does the association vary by birth cohort?. Social Science & Medicine157, pp.9-17.

    Bentley RJ, Pevalin D, Baker E, Mason K, Reeves A. and Beer A, 2016. Housing affordability, tenure and mental health in Australia and the United Kingdom: a comparative panel analysis. Housing Studies31(2), pp.208-222. [FT150100131 2016-20, DP120201974 2013-17]

    Bentley R, Baker E, LaMontagne A, King T, Mason K, and Kavanagh A. 2016. Does employment security modify the effect of housing affordability on mental health?. SSM-population health2, pp.778-783. [FT150100131 2016-20, DP120201974 2013-17]

    Barr A, Bentley R, Simpson JA, Scheurer J, Owen N, Dunstan D, Thornton L, Krnjacki L, and Kavanagh A, 2016. Associations of public transport accessibility with walking, obesity, metabolic syndrome and diabetes. Journal of Transport & Health3(2), pp.141-153. [LP140100680 2016-2018]

    Kavanagh AM, Aitken Z, Baker E, LaMontagne AD, Milner A, and Bentley R, 2016. Housing tenure and affordability and mental health following disability acquisition in adulthood. Social Science & Medicine151, pp.225-232. [FT150100131 2016-20, DP120201974 2013-17]

    Baker E, Bentley R, Lester L, and Beer A. 2016. Housing affordability and residential mobility as drivers of locational inequality. Applied Geography72, pp.65-75.

    King TL, Bentley RJ, Thornton LE and Kavanagh AM, 2016. Using kernel density estimation to understand the influence of neighbourhood destinations on BMI. BMJ open6(2), p.e008878.

    Beer A, Faulkner D, Law J, Lewin G, Tinker A, Buys L, Bentley R, Watt A, McKechnie S, and Chessman S. 2016. Regional variation in social isolation amongst older Australians. Regional Studies, Regional Science3(1), pp.170-184. LP1102004 2012-15]

    Beer A, Bentley R, Baker E, Mason K, Mallett S, Kavanagh A, and LaMontagne T, 2016. Neoliberalism, economic restructuring and policy change: Precarious housing and precarious employment in Australia. Urban studies53(8), pp.1542-1558. [FT150100131 2016-20, DP120201974 2013-17]

    Baker E, Lester LH, Bentley R and Beer A, 2016. Poor housing quality: Prevalence and health effects. Journal of prevention & intervention in the community44(4), pp.219-232.

    Bingham AL, Garrett CC, Kavanagh AM, Keogh LA, Bentley RJ and Hocking JS. 2016. Prescription rates of the contraceptive implant in Australia 2008–2012: impact of patient age and area of residence. Sexual health13(1), pp.87-90.

    Hocking JS, Vaughan C, Lau A, Machelak DA & Graham S. Reducing the burden of sexually transmissible infections in Papua New Guinea requires strengthening of clinical services and engaging men, Sexual Health 13(5): 401-403, 1 Jan 2016.

    Marella M, Devine A, Armecin GF, Zayas J, Marco MJ, Vaughan C. Rapid assessment of disability in the Philippines: understanding prevalence, well-being, and access to the community for people with disabilities to inform the W-DARE project. Population Health Metrics, 14:11 ARTN 26, 2 Aug 2016.

    Carroll A, Davar B, Eaton J, Catherine R, Cambri J, Devine A & Vaughan C. Promoting the rights of people with psychosocial disability in development programs. Development Bulletin 77: 25-30 2016.

    Vaughan C, Devine A, Ignacio R, Lacsamana W, Jesusa Marco M, Zayas J & Sobritchea C. Building capacity for a disability-inclusive response to violence against women and girls: experiences from the W-DARE project in the Philippines. Gender and Development 24(2): 245-260 3 May 2016.

    Blakely T, Lynch J, & Bentley R.. Commentary: DAGs and the restricted potential outcomes approach are tools, not theories of causation. International journal of epidemiology45(6), pp.1835-1837. [FT150100131 2016-20, DP120201974 2013-17]. 2016

    Bentley R, Baker E, & Blakely T. Invited commentary: harnessing housing natural experiments is important, but beware differential misclassification of difference in difference. American journal of epidemiology184(6), pp.430-433. [FT150100131 2016-20, DP120201974 2013-17]. 2016.


    Scurrah KJ, Kavanagh AM, Bentley RJ, Thornton LE and Harrap SB, 2015. Socioeconomic position in young adulthood is associated with BMI in Australian families. Journal of Public Health38(2), pp.e39-e46.

    Vaughan C, Zayas J, Devine AGill-Atkinson L, Marella M, Garcia J, Bisda K, Salgado J, Sobritchea C, Edmonds T et al. W-DARE: a three-year program of participatory action research to improve the sexual and reproductive health of women with disabilities in the Philippines. BMC Public Health 15:7 pages Article number ARTN 984 29 Sep 2015.

    Vaughan C, Murdolo A, Murray L, Davis E, Chen J, Block K, Quiazon R & Warr D. ASPIRE: A multi-site community-based participatory research project to increase understanding of the dynamics of violence against immigrant and refugee women in Australia. BMC Public Health 15:9 pages Article ARTN 1283,  23 Dec 2015.

    Emerson E, Krnjacki L, Llewellyn G, Vaughan C & Kavanagh A. Perceptions of safety and exposure to violence in public places among working age adults with disabilities or long-term health conditions in the UK: cross sectional study. Public Health, 135: 91-96, 01 Jun 2016.

    Lee K, Devine A, Marco MJ, Zayas J, Gill-Atkinson L Vaughan C. Sexual and reproductive health services for women with disability: a qualitative study with service providers in the Philippines. BMC Women's Health 15:11 Article number ARTN 87 15 Oct 2015.

    Gibbs A, Vaughan C & Aggleton P. Beyond 'working with men and boys': (re) defining, challenging and transforming masculinities in sexuality and health programmes and policy. Culture Health & Sexuality 17: 85-95 16 Oct 2015.

    Kavanagh AM, Aitken Z, Krnjacki L, LaMontagne AD, Bentley R. & Milner A. Mental health following acquisition of disability in adulthood—the impact of wealth.  PloS ONE, 10(10), p.e100139708. 2015.

    Bentley RJ, Kavanagh A, Krnjacki L, & LaMontagne AD. A longitudinal analysis of changes in job control and mental health. American journal of epidemiology182(4), pp.328-334. 2015.

    Baker E, Mason K, & Bentley R. Measuring housing affordability: A longitudinal approach. Urban policy and research33(3), pp.275-290. [DP120201974 2013-17] 2015.

    Milner A, Aitken Z, Krnjacki L, Bentley R, Blakely T, LaMontagne AD & Kavanagh AM. Perceived fairness of pay among people with and without disabilities: a propensity score matched analysis of working Australians. Scandinavian journal of work, environment & health, pp.451-459. 2015.

    King TL, Bentley RJ, Thornton LE & Kavanagh AM. Does the presence and mix of destinations influence walking and physical activity? International journal of behavioral nutrition and physical activity12(1), p.115. 2015.

    Milner A, Butterworth P, Bentley R, Kavanagh AM & LaMontagne, AD. Sickness absence and psychosocial job quality: an analysis from a longitudinal survey of working Australians, 2005–2012. American journal of epidemiology181(10), pp.781-788. 2015.

    Kavanagh AM, Krnjacki L, Aitken Z, LaMontagne AD, Beer A, Baker E, & Bentley R. Intersections between disability, type of impairment, gender and socio-economic disadvantage in a nationally representative sample of 33,101 working-aged Australians. Disability and health journal8(2), pp.191-199. [DP120201974 2013-17] 2015.

    Burns C, Bentley R, Thornton L. & Kavanagh A. Associations between the purchase of healthy and fast foods and restrictions to food access: a cross-sectional study in Melbourne, Australia. Public health nutrition18(1), pp.143-150. 2015.


    Gill-Atkinson EJ, Vaughan CM & Williams HM. Sexual and reproductive health and philanthropic funding in AustraliaSexual Health 11(4): 298-304 2014.

    Vaughan CM. Participatory research with youth: Idealising safe social spaces or building transformative links in difficult environments?Journal of Health Psychology 19(1):184-192  01 Jan 2014.

    Vaughan CM. Zayas J, Marella M, Edmonds T, Garcia J, Bisda K, Salgado J. 'Doing' Action Research: perspectives on rationale, rhetoric, reality and results. Development Bulletin 76:22-26 (5 pages) 2014.

    Bingham AL, Kavanagh AM, Fairley CK, Keogh LA, Bentley RJ & Hocking JS.  Income inequality and Neisseria gonorrhoeae notifications in females: a country-level analysis. Sexual health11(6), pp.556-560. 2014.

    Milner A, LaMontagne AD, Aitken Z, Bentley R, & Kavanagh AM. Employment status and mental health among persons with and without a disability: evidence from an Australian cohort study. J Epidemiol Community Health, pp.jech-2014.

    LaMontagne AD, Milner A, Krnjacki L, Kavanagh AM, Blakely TA & Bentley R. Employment arrangements and mental health in a cohort of working Australians: are transitions from permanent to temporary employment associated with changes in mental health?. American journal of epidemiology179(12), pp.1467-1476. 2014.

    Xu Y, Herrman H, Bentley R, Tsutsumi A, & Fisher J. Effect of having a subsequent child on the mental health of women who lost a child in the 2008 Sichuan earthquake: a cross-sectional study. Bulletin of the World Health Organization92, pp.348-355. 2014.

    Baker E, Mason K, Bentley R, & Mallett S.  Exploring the bi-directional relationship between health and housing in Australia. Urban Policy and Research32(1), pp.71-84. [DP120201974 2013-17] 2014.


    Vaughan CM"When the road is full of potholes, I wonder why they are bringing condoms?" Social spaces for understanding young Papua New Guineans' health-related knowledge and health-promoting action.   AIDS Care- Psychological and socio-medical aspects of HIV/AIDS 22:1644-1651  01 Jan 2010.

    Vaughan CM.  Pathologies of power: Health, human rights, and the new war on the poorJournal of Health Psychology  12(3): 552-553 01 May 2007.

    Kavanagh AM, Krnjacki L, Beer A, Lamontagne AD &  Bentley R, Time trends in socio-economic inequalities for women and men with disabilities in Australia: evidence of persisting inequalities. International journal for equity in health12(1), p.73. 2013.

    Milner A, Kavanagh A, Krnjacki L, Bentley R, & LaMontagne AD.  Area-level unemployment and perceived job insecurity: evidence from a longitudinal survey conducted in the Australian working-age population. Annals of occupational hygiene58(2), pp.171-181. 2013.

    LaMontagne AD, Krnjacki L, Kavanagh AM & Bentley R. Psychosocial working conditions in a representative sample of working Australians 2001–2008: an analysis of changes in inequalities over time. Occup Environ Med70(9), pp.639-647. 2013.

    Mason KE, Baker E, Blakely T, & Bentley RJ. 2013. Housing affordability and mental health: does the relationship differ for renters and home purchasers?. Social science & medicine94, pp.91-97. [DP120201974 2013-17]

  • Technical Reports

    Baker E, Daniel L, Bentley R, Pawson H., Stone W, Rajagopalan P, Hulse K, Beer A, London, K, Zillante. & Randolph, B. ‘The Australian Housing Conditions: Technical Report’, University of Adelaide – Healthy Cities, Adelaide, 2018. [LE110200419 2016-7].

    Emerson E; Newland J; Vaughan C; Llewellyn G. Physical violence and property crime reported by people with and without disability in New South Wales 2002-2015, Technical Report 2017, Centre for Disability Research and Policy, University of Sydney.

  • Book Chapters

    Vaughan C.  Different lenses: Navigating ethics in cross-cultural research using Photovoice.  Ethics and Visual Research Methods: Theory, Methodology, and Practice. Warr, D, Cox S, Guillemin M & Waycott J (eds) Palgrave. 2016

    Stone W, Baker E, Ralston L, Phibbs P, Bentley R. ‘By 2030, ‘no Australian child will be living in poverty’ – why can’t we promise that?’ The Conversation Yearbook 2016: 50 Articles from Australia’s top thinkers.

  • Other Publications

    Rowley S, Leishman C, Baker E, Bentley R, & Lester, L., 2016. Modelling housing need in Australia to 2025. In Presentation to Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute conference: The Future of Housing Assistance, Peer reviewed Monograph 2017.

    Baker E, Beer A, Bentley R, ‘Why 100 years without slum housing in Australia is coming to an end’, Social Determinants of Health Collection 2016: Acting on the social determinants of health - for a fairer distribution of health, Edited by Croakey, 09/2016: pages 91-93; Croakey. [FT150100131 2016-20, DP120201974 2013-17]