Over the past three decades, the ATP have attracted numerous scientific grants from major funding bodies such as the National Health and Medical Research Council and the Australian Research Council. Table 1 provides the history of grant income to the project, including sub-studies (highlighted in grey), funding sources, and principal investigators.

Table 1: Grant funding timeline for the Australian Temperament Project since commencement in 1983.
ATP Generation 3 Study (2012 onwards) Grant Scheme Investigators
2018 – 2020
The Intergenerational Origins of Childhood Emotional Security: A Cross Cohort Analysis Spanning Three Cohorts and Three Generations
Australian Research Council

Discovery Project Grant

Craig Olsson
George Patton
Bob Hancox
Rob McGee
Delyse Hutchinson
George Youssef
Jenn McIntosh
2017-2019
Trial of the Toddler Development Instrument

Ian Potter Foundation Grant, and Department of Education and Training Victoria

Craig Olsson
Catherine Watkin Nolan
John Toumbourou
2016-2018
ATP Generation 3 Life Perinatal (Completion)
Australian Research Council

Discovery Project Grant

Craig Olsson
Ann Sanson
Jen McIntosh
Rob McGee
Jacqui Macdonald
Delys Hutchinson
Andrew Lewis
Ben Edwards
2015-2019
ATP Generation 3 Life@4 years
National Health and Medical Research Council

Project Grant

Craig Olsson
Ann Sanson
George Patton
Rob McGee
Jen McIntosh
G. Carol
Delys Hutchinson
Ben Edwards
2013-2017
Principal Research Fellowship
Australian Research Council

Discovery Outstanding Researcher Award.

Craig Olsson
2013-2016
ATP Generation 3 Life Perinatal
Australian Research Council

Discovery Project Grant

Craig Olsson
Ann Sanson
John W. Toumbourou
Delys Hutchinson
Andrew Lewis
Ben Edwards
Rob McGee
2011 –2012
Pilot: ATP Generation 3 Study
Financial Markets for Children
Murdoch Childrens Research Institute
Craig Olsson
Ann Sanson
John W. Toumbourou
Jacqui Macdonald
Australian Temperament Project (1983-onwards)
1983
Wave 1. 4-8 months
Royal Children’s Hospital Research Foundation Frank Oberklaid
1984
Wave 2.1-2 years
Royal Children’s Hospital Research Foundation Frank Oberklaid
Margot Prior
1985
Wave 3. 2-3 years
National Health and Medical Research Council Frank Oberklaid
Margot Prior
1986
Wave 4. 3-4 years 1986
National Health and Medical Research Council
1986-1989
Interview Family study
National Health and Medical Research Council Frank Oberklaid
Margot Prior
1998
Wave 5. 5-6 years
National Health and Medical Research Council Frank Oberklaid
Ann Sanson
Margot Prior
1990
Wave 6. 7-8 years
National Health and Medical Research Council
1992-1993
Reading difficulties
Australian Research Council Ann Sanson
Margot Prior
1991-1994
Chronic illness
Victorian Health Promotion Fund
Royal Children’s Hospital Research Foundation
Frank Oberklaid
Frank Jarman
Ann Sanson
1992
Wave 7. 9-10 years
La Trobe University Ray Over
Margot Prior
1994
Wave 8. 11-12 years
National Health and Medical Research Council (part of d below) Royal Children’s Hospital Research Foundation Margot Prior
Ann Sanson
Frank Oberklaid
Glen Bowes
1994-1996
Transitions to adolescence
National Health and Medical Research Council Margot Prior
Ann Sanson
Frank Oberklaid
Glen Bowes
1995
Wave 9. 12-13 years
La Trobe University Margot Prior
Eleanor Wertheim
1996
Wave 10. 13-14 years
Royal Children’s Hospital Research Foundation Margot Prior
Frank Oberklaid
Ann Sanson
1998
Wave 11. 15-16 years
Royal Children’s Hospital Research Foundation Ann Sanson
John W. Toumbourou
Margot Prior
Frank Oberklaid
1998
Adolescent substance use
Royal Children’s Hospital Research Foundation John W. Toumbourou
Ann Sanson
Margot Prior
Frank Oberklaid
1998-1999
Genetics
Australian Research Council Margot Prior
Anthony Jorm
Simon Easteal
Ann Sanson
1998-2000
Risk and resilience
National Health and Medical Research Council Ann Sanson
John W. Toumbourou
1999
Licit and illicit substance use
R.E. Ross Trust Ann Sanson
Roger Wales
1999
Disordered eating
Australian Research Council small grants (La Trobe) Eleanor Wertheim
Ann Sanson
2000
Wave 12. 17-18 years
National Health and Medical Research Council (part of g above) Ann Sanson
John W. Toumbourou
2001
Depression
National Health and Medical Research Council John W. Toumbourou
Ann Sanson
2002
Wave 13. 19-20 years
Australian Institute of Family Studies
Crime Prevention Victoria
Transport Accident Commission of Victoria
Royal Automobile Club of Victoria
Ann Sanson
Diana Smart
John W. Toumbourou
2002-2005
Patterns, precursors and consequences of adolescent antisocial behaviour
Crime Prevention Victoria Diana Smart
Ann Sanson
Inez Dussuyer
2002-2005
Driving behaviour in early adulthood
Transport Accident Commission of Victoria
Royal Automobile Club of Vitoria
Diana Smart
Ann Sanson
Samantha Cockfield
Anne Harrison
2006-2007
Wave 14, 23-24 years
Australian Research Council
Australian Institute of Family Studies
Transport Accident Commission of Victoria
Royal Automobile Club of Victoria
John W. Toumbourou
Ann Sanson
Diana Smart
2006-2009
Continuity of driving behaviour in early adulthood
Transport Accident Commission of Victoria
Royal Automobile Club of Vitoria
Diana Smart
Suzanne Vassallo
Samantha Cockfield
Anne Harrison
2008-2010
The development and sequelae of problematic alcohol use
R.E. Ross Trust Ann Sanson
John W. Toumbourou
Diana Smart
2010-2011
Wave 15, 27-28 years
Australian Research Council
Australian Institute of Family Studies
Transport Accident Commission of Victoria
Royal Automobile Club of Victoria
Ann Sanson
Craig Olsson
Diana Smart
2011-2012
Stability and change in driving behaviour from late teens to late twenties
Transport Accident Commission of Victoria
Royal Automobile Club of Victoria
Suzanne Vassallo
Ben Edwards
Samantha Cockfield
Maria Conjiu
2014-2015
Wave 16, 31-32 years
Australian Institute of Family Studies
ATP Generation 3 Study funds
Ben Edwards
Suzanne Vassallo
Craig Olsson
Ann Sanson
Primrose Letcher
Anna Thomas