Willis, Matthew

Indigenous people in Australia and New Zealand are faced by social disadvantages in terms of community safety and the justice system. The extent and complexities of overcoming this have led […]

We are very pleased to announce our latest publication: Research Brief 23: Property Crime and Indigenous Offenders, Matthew Willis & Lachlan Facchini, 2018 This research brief highlights the extent of […]

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Authors: Willis, Matthew
Publishers: Australian Institute of Criminology, Trends and Issues, 405

Violent crime statistics drawn from police data do not show the large amount of violent crime and victimisation that is never disclosed to police. Within this ‘dark figure of crime’ […]

This research brief highlights the extent of property offending among Indigenous Australians and its contribution to over-representation across the criminal justice system, particularly for unlawful entry with intent/burglary offences. While […]

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This report examines the changes in the prevalence and nature of self-inflicted deaths in prison over 34 years, comparing data from 1980 to 1998 and 1999 to 2013. While a […]