Bartels, Lorana

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: Bartels, Lorana

This paper presents a brief overview of the key diversion programs for Indigenous women currently in operation in Australia, with reference to relevant developments in New Zealand and Canada. It […]

Authors: Bartels, Lorana

This report is a literature review on Indigenous women’s offending patterns. To date, research in this area has been limited and the report therefore provides an important contribution to growing […]

The IJC is pleased to announce four commissioned teams for our next round of Research Briefs. They will be published over the next eight months: Growth in Remand and its […]

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Authors: Bartels, Lorana

This article seeks to paint the contemporary picture of Indigenous women in custody in Australia. In particular, the article presents and analyses the most recent data available on prisoner numbers, […]

Authors: Bartels, Lorana

In this brief, the sentencing of Indigenous women in Australia is considered. Court, community corrections and prisons data are presented together with a discussion of the emerging literature on whether […]

Publishers: Federation Press

Chapter 12 examines those key findings of the 1991 Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody most relevant to deaths in police custody and custody-related operations. The extent to which […]