Vivienne Moxham-Hall

Research Officer

Vivienne joined NDARC in 2015 as a research assistant and is working on the Australian Research Council - Discovery Project “Drug law enforcement policy: The deterrent effects of Australian policing strategies” with Dr Caitlin Hughes, Professor Alison Ritter, Prof Robert MacCoun and Dr Don Weatherburn. Vivienne comes from a health policy background having previously worked at the NSW Ministry of Health and Centre for Health Innovation Policy and Partnership. Vivienne has a Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Arts and Master in Health Policy from the University of Sydney. Vivienne is currently working on her PhD project measuring illicit drug policies and their impacts, supervised by Professor Alison Ritter and Dr Caitlin Hughes.  


Journal articles
Hughes CE; Moxham-Hall VL, 2017, 'The Going Out In Sydney app: Evaluating the utility of a smartphone app for monitoring real-world illicit drug use and police encounters amongst festival and club goers', Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment, vol. 11,
Hughes CE; Moxham-Hall V; Ritter A; Weatherburn D; MacCoun R, 2017, 'The deterrent effects of Australian street-level drug law enforcement on illicit drug offending at outdoor music festivals', International Journal of Drug Policy, vol. 41, pp. 91 - 100,
Moxham-Hall VL; Ritter A, 2017, 'Indexes as a Metric for Drug and Alcohol Policy Evaluation and Assessment', World Medical and Health Policy, vol. 9, pp. 103 - 126,
Mather LE; Rauwendaal ER; Moxham-Hall VL; Wodak AD, 2013, '(Re)introducing medicinal cannabis', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 199, pp. 759 - 761,
Moxham-Hall V; Hughes C, 2020, Drug driving laws in Australia: What are they and why do they matter?, UNSW Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, DPMP Bulletin No. 29,
Hughes C; Ritter A; Chalmers J; Lancaster K; Barratt M; Moxham-Hall V, 2016, Decriminalisation of drug use and possession in Australia – A briefing note, Drug Policy Modelling Program, NDARC, UNSW Australia, Sydney,