Allard, Troy

This resource summarises research into adult-onset offending and whether adult cautioning is a viable and cost-effective alternative to current court processing. Adult-onset offending was examined in a Queensland population-based offender […]

Indigenous over-representation in the justice system is a challenge facing Australian society. Recently, it has been suggested that increased use of diversionary processes could reduce Indigenous over-representation. Reported in this […]

The report looks at the group of offenders that cause the most costs to the community. Chronic offenders, predominantly those early onset or adolescent onset offenders, are a small proportion […]

While police cautioning and police referred conferencing are widely used throughout Australia, there has been little research on their impact on Indigenous young people. Limited evidence suggests that Indigenous young […]

Authors: Allard, Troy

The data available is reported on regard Indigenous offending patterns, finding that overrepresentation is particularly severe with regard to acts intended to cause injury, public order offences, offences against justice […]