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Book Chapters

O'Neill S; Rooney J, 2021, 'Performance measures for governance systems', in Blackman D (ed.), Handbook on Performance Management in the Public Sector, Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham UK, pp. 55 - 71

Journal articles

Farr-Wharton B; Bentley T; Onnis LA; Caponecchia C; Neto ADA; O’Neill S; Andrew C; O'Neill S, 2023, 'Older Worker-Orientated Human Resource Practices, Wellbeing and Leave Intentions: A Conservation of Resources Approach for Ageing Workforces', International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 20, pp. 1 - 13,

Bentley T; Onnis LA; Vassiley A; Farr-Wharton B; Caponecchia C; Andrew C; O’Neill S; De Almeida Neto A; Huron V; Green N, 2023, 'A systematic review of literature on occupational health and safety interventions for older workers', Ergonomics, 66, pp. 1968 - 1983,

Thornthwaite L; O’Neill S, 2023, 'Regulating HRM: the limits of regulatory pluralism', International Journal of Human Resource Management, 34, pp. 1471 - 1499,

Cheng TC; Caponecchia C; O'Neill S, 2022, 'Workplace safety and future and emerging ways of work: A systematic literature review', Safety Science, 155,

Thornthwaite L; O'Neill S, 2019, 'Mobilising evidence in public policy: The contribution of the evidence provider', Australian Journal of Public Administration, 78, pp. 137 - 154,

Long JC; Debono D; Williams R; Salisbury E; O'Neill S; Eykman E; Butler J; Rawson R; Phan-Thien KC; Thompson SR; Braithwaite J; Chin M; Taylor N, 2018, 'Using behaviour change and implementation science to address low referral rates in oncology', BMC Health Services Research, 18, pp. 904,

Taylor N; Long JC; Debono D; Williams R; Salisbury E; O'Neill S; Eykman E; Braithwaite J; Chin M, 2016, 'Achieving behaviour change for detection of Lynch syndrome using the Theoretical Domains Framework Implementation (TDFI) approach: A study protocol', BMC Health Services Research, 16, pp. 89,

O'Neill S; Flanagan J; Clarke K, 2016, 'Safewash! Risk attenuation and the (Mis)reporting of corporate safety performance to investors', Safety Science, 83, pp. 114 - 130,

Markey R; Ferris S; McIvor J; Thornthwaite L; Wright CF; Muhidin S; O'Neill S; Parr N, 2016, 'Extending employment entitlements to non-standard workers: Alternative models for long service leave portability', Journal of Industrial Relations, 58, pp. 46 - 68,

Holley S; Thornthwaite L; Markey R; O'Neill S, 2015, 'NSW Workers' Compensation Reform: A Parody of Evidence-based Policy Making', Australian Journal of Public Administration, 74, pp. 151 - 161,

Holley S; Thornthwaite L; O'Neill S; Markey R, 2015, 'Reforming a complex system: the case of NSW workers' compensation and return to work', LABOUR & INDUSTRY-A JOURNAL OF THE SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC RELATIONS OF WORK, 25, pp. 85 - 99,

O'Neill SM; McDonald G; Deegan CM, 2015, 'Lost in translation: Institutionalised logic and the problematisation of accounting for injury', Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, 28, pp. 180 - 209,

O'Neill SM; Wolfe, K, 2014, 'Officers' due diligence: Is work health and safety an accounting problem?', Journal of Health and Safety Research and Practice, 6, pp. 15 - 21,

Clarke KJ; Flanagan J; O'Neill S, 2012, 'Success in winning Australian Research Council grants as a measure of comparative professionalized disciplinary research activity', Pacific Accounting Review, 24, pp. 51 - 79,

Clarke KJ; Flanagan J; O'Neill S, 2011, 'Winning ARC grants: comparing accounting with other commerce-related disciplines', Accounting Research Journal, 24, pp. 213 - 244

Clarke KJ, 2005, 'Is the Environmental Professional... an Accountant?', Greener Management International, 49, pp. 110 - 125,

Conference Presentations

O'Neill S, 2022, 'Measuring for mentally healthier work', presented at Work Well 365, Brisbane, 29 November 2022 - 29 November 2022,

O'Neill S; Kurt W; Emma S; Scott P, 2022, 'The evolution of safety measurement frameworks', presented at AIHS National Health and Safety Conference, Melbourne Vic, 25 May 2022 - 26 May 2022,

O'Neill S, 2021, 'WHS Data:', presented at (Inaugural) National MSD Conference, Brisbane (virtual ink), 01 June 2021 - 03 June 2021,

O'Neill S, 2020, 'Informing WHS decisions', presented at Australian Nurses and Midwives Association Annual Conference, Melbourne VIC, 13 November 2020 - 13 November 2020

O'Neill S, 2019, 'Informing Health and Safety Leadership', presented at Health and Safety Month Conference, Work Safe Victoria, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, I Convention Centre Place, South Wharf, Melbourne, Victoria, 3006, Australia, 30 October 2019 - 30 October 2019

O'Neill S, 2019, 'Evaluating WHS Risk', presented at ACT Government, Audit and Risk Management Committee Forum, CPA Australia, Canberra, 05 September 2019 - 05 September 2019

O'Neill S, 2019, 'Measurement and reporting of WHS performance', presented at ORCHSE Asia Pacific Health, Safety and Environment Forum, Sydney, 17 July 2019 - 19 July 2019

O'Neill S, 2019, 'Accountants - the hidden key to better health and safety performance', presented at CAANZ Public Sector Forum, National Press Club, 16 Barton Circuit, Canberra, 24 May 2019 - 24 May 2019

O'Neill S, 2018, 'WHS Reporting', presented at SafeWork NSW - Musculoskeletal Disorder Symposium, Sydney, Australia, 08 November 2018 - 09 November 2018,

O'Neill S, 2018, 'GRI403: The New Global (OHS Reporting) Standard', presented at Safety Forum, Mecure Sydney International Airport, Sydney, 25 September 2018 - 26 September 2018,

Thornthwaite L; O'Neill S, 2018, 'Employee silence when regulatory voice mechanisms exist: bullying, retribution and truck driver safety', presented at AIRAANZ 2018, Adelaide, Australia, 07 February 2018 - 09 February 2018,

O'Neill S; Thornthwaite L, 2018, 'Constructing silence on health and safety: The case of road freight transport workers', presented at 6th Precarious employment and vulnerable workers conference, Auckland, New Zealand, 31 January 2018 - 01 February 2018,

O'Neill S, 2017, 'Driving WHS Performance', presented at Injury Prevention and Return to Work, Brisbane, Australia, 19 October 2017 - 19 October 2017,

O'Neill S, 2017, 'Measuring to improve supply chain WHS performance', presented at Supply Chain Forum, Cairns (16 Aug), Rockhampton (30 Aug), Roma (5 Sept), 16 August 2017 - 05 September 2018,

O'Neill S, 2017, 'How the choice of lead and lag KPIs influence WHS outcomes', presented at Injury Prevention and Management, Brisbane (3 Aug), Mackay (15 Aug), Townsville (29 Aug), 03 August 2017 - 29 August 2017,

Thornthwaite L; O'Neill S, 2017, 'Challenges in Supply Chain Regulation: WHS in the road freight transport sector', presented at Fifth Regulating for Decent Work, Geneva, Switzerland, 03 July 2017 - 05 July 2017,

O'Neill S; Thornthwaite L, 2017, 'Owner Driver Remuneration and Road Safety: New Survey Evidence', presented at AIRAANZ 2017, Canberra, Australia, 08 February 2017 - 10 February 2017,


O'Neill S; Glennie M; Farmer J; Caponecchia C; McDermott V; Blackman D; Rooney J; Huron V, 2022, Measuring for a mentally healthy workplace: a practical guide for medium to large organisations,,

O'Neill S; Glennie M; Farmer J; Caponecchia C; Blackman D; McDermott V; Huron V; Rooney J, 2022, Measuring for a mentally healthy workplace: a practical guide for small business and sole traders, National Mental Health Commission, Sydney, NSW, 2,,

Bentley T; Caponecchia C; Onnis L-A; Farr-Wharton B; Vassiley A; O'Neill S; Andrew C; De Almeida Neto A; Huron V, 2021, The Healthy Older Worker: A Systematic Review of Literature on Work Health and Safety Interventions for Older Workers

Mayland E; Caponecchia C; Onnis L-A; Manca D; Vinod G; Jokic T; Coman R; O'Neill S; Farr-Wharton B; Bentley T, 2021, Facilitators, motivators and barriers to improved management of psychosocial risks at work

Caponecchia C; Mayland E; Huron V; Onnis L-A; Coman R; O'Neill S; Nguyen H; Gopaldasani V; Manca D; Jokic T; Bentley T, 2021, Managing mental health at work: A systematic review of interventions

Farr-Wharton B; Bentley T; Onnis LA; Caponecchia C; De Almeida Neto A; O'Neill S; Andrew C, 2021, A quantitative study on the relationship between workplace factors, work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WMSD) and psychosocial risk (PSR) in older New South Wales-based workers.

O'Neill S, 2020, Measuring and Reporting WHS Information, NSW Government, Sydney,,

O'Neill S; Miller P; Cao Y; Potter R, 2019, Building the Intellectual Capital of Business Leaders Through Executive Peer-to-Peer Safety Networks

O'Neill S; Thornthwaite L, 2018, Submission to NSW Govt. StaySafe Committee - Inquiry into heavy vehicle safety and the use of technology to improve road safety, UNSW & MQU. March (10pp)., NSW Government, Sydney,

O'Neill SM; Wolfe K, 2017, Measuring and reporting on work health and safety, Safe Work Australia, Canberra,,

O'Neill SM; Wolfe K, 2017, Informing Officers' Decisions: A guide to reporting on WHS performance, UNSW Canberra, Canberra,

Thornthwaite L; O'Neill SM, 2017, Evaluating approaches to regulating WHS in the Australian road freight transport industry, Transport Education, Audit, Compliance, Health Organisation (TEACHO) Ltd., Sydney, NSW, Final Report,,

Thornthwaite L; O'Neill SM, 2017, Regulating the Work Health and Safety of Australian Road Freight Transport Drivers, Transport Education, Audit, Compliance, Health Organisation (TEACHO) Ltd., Sydney NSW, Summary,

Morris S; Rice T; O'Neill S; Raets E; Fairbank B, 2017, Misdiagnosed, misunderstood and missing out: Lynch Syndrome, Australia's untold health story, Lynch Syndrome Australia, Brisbane,,

Markey R; Holley S; Thornthwaite L; O'Neill SM, 2015, The impact on injured workers of changes to NSW workers' compensation: Report 3, Unions NSW, Sydney, July 6 2012- November 2015,,

O'Neill SM; Wolfe K; Holley S, 2015, Performance measurement, incentives and organisational culture: implications for leading safe and healthy work, Safe Work Australia, Canberra, 4/4,

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