Western Australia

This report provides an estimate of the annual cost savings to the Western Australian Government of proactively diverting young offenders from the court system and from detention in remand in […]

Indigenous people experience a disproportionately high burden of interpersonal violence. This paper compares the demographic characteristics and injury circumstances of male and female Indigenous Australians hospitalised due to interpersonal violence […]

The aims of the Derby/West Kimberley project were to increase awareness and understanding of domestic violence in the Derby community; to develop and implement culturally appropriate strategies for the intervention […]

This is the second edition of a benchbook designed to alert the Western Australian judiciary to cross cultural issues which may arise in the course of the conduct of trials […]

This paper is intended to provide a broad summary of the approach of Australian courts to Aboriginal customary law in the areas of criminal law, civil law and family law. […]

This project commenced in late 2000 by the Law Reform Commission of Western Australia, arose from a proposal to investigate whether there may be a need to recognise the existence […]

This Final Report is intended to be read in conjunction with the Commission’s earlier Discussion Paper which provides greater detail in respect of the Commission’s initial consultation findings, its research […]

This project commenced in late 2000 by the Law Reform Commission of Western Australia, arose from a proposal to investigate whether there may be a need to recognise the existence […]

This article presents the findings of recent research involving stakeholders in the Children’s Court of Western Australia (CCWA). This research found that the needs of Aboriginal children and their families […]

Authors: Hudson, Sara

Alcohol abuse has a corrosive effect on individuals and whole communities, increasing violence, abuse, unemployment, debt and ill health. This monograph starts by looking at the harms excessive alcohol consumption […]