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The ARC Centre of Excellence for Children and Families over the Life Course (Life Course Centre or LCC) is investigating the critical factors underlying disadvantage to provide life-changing solutions for policy and service delivery. We aim to identify the drivers of disadvantage, characterised by the spread of social and economic poverty within families and across generations, and to develop innovative solutions to reduce disadvantage

The Life Course Centre is a national centre funded by the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence Scheme. Hosted through the University of Queensland, the University of Western Australia is one of the collaborating Universities that comprise the centre. Staff at the Telethon Kids Institute and UWA participate in a range of funded projects with the Life Course Centre.

January 2020

Mental-health disparities between heterosexual and sexual-minority adolescents: Examining the role of informant discrepancies

Understanding informant discrepancies and their meaning is pivotal to designing surveys that generate robust insights into the health of sexual-minority adolescents

Published research Human Capability
November 2019

Bowel patterns, gastrointestinal symptoms, and emotional well-being in adolescents: A cohort study

In adolescents, bowel patterns and gastrointestinal symptoms are diverse and show sex differences

Published research Human Capability