The mission of the Northern Territory Correctional Service is to contribute to the overall government approach of building safer communities through providing safe, secure, humane custody, while reducing crime through […]

Paternal imprisonment creates a significant risk for the intergenerational transmission of offending but there is little research on the mechanisms underpinning this risk. Culturally relevant research is also essential in […]

20 years after the release of the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody (RCIADIC) report, which noted the need to reduce Aboriginal incarceration, Indigenous imprisonment continues to rise alongside […]

Research studies have identified a disproportionate number of Indigenous Australians in the correctional system, and argued the importance of diverting young men and women away from a life of substance […]

This report evaluates the Koori Cognitive Skills Program (CSP) for Corrections Victoria. Research has shown that people who get into trouble with the law often have difficulty solving problems in […]

Indigenous Australians make up almost one-quarter of Australia’s prison population, and the issues experienced by Indigenous offenders are significant and complex. The strong links between substance misuse and Indigenous incarceration […]

National data on persons in custody and community-based corrections, collected from corrective services agencies in each state and territory. Data for all prisoners on sex, type of custody (open or […]

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This report presents the findings of the evaluation of the Extended Throughcare program (the Program) provided by ACT Corrective Services. Extended Throughcare is a voluntary program that provides support to […]


From April to December 2019, EMS Consultants completed a process and outcomes evaluation of the Indigenous Arts in Prisons and Community Program delivered by The Torch to assess the implementation, […]