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Crime and Justice

Community participation and regional crime

  • Year: 2002
  • Author: Carlos Carcach; Cathie Huntley
  • Journal Name: Trends and Issues in Crime and Criminal Justice
  • Journal Number: 222
  • Country: Australia

Based on data for local government areas in the mainland eastern states this study shows that crime rates are lower in local areas with high levels of participation on community-oriented activities; includes short section on Indigenous population. Report Locationhttp://www.aic.gov.au/documents/0/2/8/%7B0280A17B-5E35-4402-B130-5FB03A7C ....

Crime Increases in Perspective: The Regional Dispersion of Crime in NSW, 2001

  • Year: 2002
  • Author: Chilvers, Marilyn
  • Publisher: Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research New South Wales
  • Published Location: Sydney, NSW
  • ISBN: 0731326458
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: New South Wales

When an increase in crime at the State level is publicly reported, a large proportion of the general community become fearful, and may alter their lifestyles to avoid what they see as their increased vulnerability to becoming included in victimisation statistics. However, the reported change in aggregate risk may have little or not ....

Domestic violence in regional Australia: a literature review

  • Year: 2000
  • Author: Women's Services Network (WESNET)
  • Publisher: Partnerships Against Domestic Violence, Office of the Status of Women, and Department of Transport and Regional Services
  • ISBN: 0642396981
  • Country: Australia

Aiming to consolidate and enhance the understanding of domestic violence in regional, rural and remote communities, this report reviews existing national and international research on the issue, including some analysis of data from the Supported Accommodation Assistance Programs. Issues discussed include: measuring the extent of na ....

East Kimberley COAG trial formative evaluation: 14 September 2006 : final

  • Year: 2006
  • Author: Quantum Consulting Australia; Australia. Office of Indigenous Policy Coordination
  • Publisher: Dept. of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs]
  • Published Location: Canberra, ACT
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Western Australia

The Council of Australian Government (COAG) Trials, announced in 2002, aimed to explore new ways for governments to work together and with communities to address the needs of Indigenous Australians. Eight trials were conducted in sites across Australia - the Western Australian trial was conducted in the East  Kimberley region, an a ....

Evaluation of the FaCSIA family violence programs: Family Violence Regional Activities Program ; Family Violence Partnership Program (FVRAP-FVPP)

  • Year: 2007
  • Author: Australia. Dept. of Finance and Deregulation. Office of Evaluation and Audit (Indigenous Programs)
  • Publisher: Office of Evaluation and Audit (Indigenous Programs), Dept. of Finance and Deregulation
  • Published Location: Canberra, ACT
  • ISBN: 192118275X
  • Country: Australia

This report presents findings of an evaluation of two Indigenous-specific family violence prevention programs managed by the Department of Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs in Australia. The Family Violence Regional Activities Program (FVRAP) is a grants program that supports local community involvement in identif ....

Evaluation of the Legal Aid for Indigenous Australians Program (LEGA)

  • Year: 2008
  • Author: Australian National Audit Office
  • Publisher: Australian National Audit Office
  • Published Location: Canberra, ACT
  • Country: Australia

The overall objective of the evaluation was to assess the efficiency, effectiveness and economy of the management and operations of the LEGA Program. Report Locationhttp://anao.gov.au/~/media/Uploads/Documents/evaluation_of_the_legal_aid_for_indigenous_australians_program.pdf ....

Exploring regional crime and socio-economic linkages

  • Year: 2001
  • Author: Addison, L
  • Journal Name: New Crimes or New Responses: 4th National Outlook Symposium on Crime in Australia
  • Publisher: Australian Institute of Criminology
  • Published Location: Canberra, ACT
  • Country: Australia

Aiming to encourage greater exploration and research into the socioeconomic factors and their linkages to regional crime, this paper addresses the lack of research which looks at licit and illicit drugs and these linkages, arguing that these gaps in knowledge are restricting evidence based policy development and the clear identific ....

Illicit drug use in rural and remote Indigenous communities

  • Year: 2006
  • Author: Putt, Judy; Delahunty, Brendan
  • Publisher: Australian Institute of Criminology
  • Published Location: Canberra, ACT
  • ISBN: 1921185163
  • Country: Australia

This research project, commissioned in response to police requests for information, investigated the extent of Indigenous drug use in rural and remote areas, and the harms identified with this drug use. The paper discusses police perception of use, supply of illicit drugs, community perception of harms, police perception of harms, ....

Indigenous family violence: Australia's business

  • Year: 2004
  • Author: Carney, Libby
  • Journal Name: Indigenous Law Bulletin
  • Journal Number: Vol.6, No.1
  • Country: Australia

This article explores some of the reasons why family violence is an increasing issue for Indigenous peoples, and recent developments aimed at combating the problem. Discussion includes Indigenous and Western law, self determination and family violence, and the need for governments to develop a better and closer relationship with In ....

Indigenous long grassers: itinerants or problem tourists?

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: DB Carson, DA Carson, A Taylor
  • Journal Name: Annals of Tourism Research
  • Journal Number: 42
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Northern Territory

The paper proposes a model explaining how ‘problem tourists’ emerge at tourism destinations. Problem tourists are incompatible with the accepted dominant status of tourism and emerge from social distance between tourists and hosts, or between different groups of tourists. A case study of long grassers in Darwin, the capital of Australia’s N ....

New South Wales interagency plan to tackle child sexual assault in Aboriginal communities: 2006-2011

  • Year: 2007
  • Author: New South Wales Government
  • Publisher: New South Wales Government
  • Published Location: Sydney, NSW
  • ISBN: 9780731354726
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: New South Wales

The Aboriginal Child Sexual Assault Taskforce report of July 2006 highlighted concerns that child sexual assault in Aboriginal communities is widespread and widely underreported. The five year plan set out in this document provides for a whole of government response to this problem and related aspects of Indigenous disadvantage suc ....

New South Wales Regional Statistics

  • Year: Various
  • Author: Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: NSW

Includes data over varies years on population, family and community, health, education, work, economic resources, housing, crime and justice, transport, economic activity. Report Locationhttp://www.abs.gov.au/AUSSTATS/[email protected]/Lookup/1368.1Main+Features12007?OpenDocument ....

On Regional and Cultural Approaches to Australian Indigenous Violence

  • Year: 2010
  • Author: Memmott, Paul
  • Journal Name: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, The
  • Journal Number: Vol. 43, No. 2
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Northern Territory, Queensland

Based on a national analysis of Indigenous family violence, the 2001 monograph on 'Violence in Indigenous Communities' by the author and his colleagues for the Australian Attorney-General's Department called for government agencies to 'take a regional approach to supporting and co-ordinating local community initiatives' together wi ....

Partnership Against Domestic Violence Project: training delivery model for rural health professionals

  • Year: 2001
  • Author: O'Day, J
  • Journal Name: Children, Young People and Communities: the Future is in Our Hands Conference - papers
  • Publisher: Australian Institute of Criminology
  • Published Location: Canberra, ACT
  • Country: Australia

In describing the Partnerships Against Domestic Violence: Training Delivery Model for Rural Health Professionals project, managed by the University Department of Rural Health and Child Youth and Family Support, Department of Health and Human Services, this paper discusses issues of: key stakeholders in consultation and research pro ....

Policing substance abuse in Indigenous communities : report from a workshop held in Mildura, Victoria, 5-6 August, 2008

  • Year: 2009
  • Author: Willis, Matthew
  • Publisher: Australian Institute of Criminology
  • Published Location: Canberra, ACT
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Victoria

On 5 and 6 August 2008, staff from the New South Wales Police Force (NSWPF) and Victoria Police attended a workshop in Mildura, Victoria to discuss the policing of substance abuse in Indigenous communities. A range of case studies highlighted both diversity and areas of similarity in policing responses to substance misuse in Indige ....

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