Crime prevention

The findings of a longitudinal research study undertaken in three Indigenous communities in Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory reported that there were persistently high rates of cannabis use. It […]

The Mount Theo-Yuendumu Substance Misuse Aboriginal Corporation and associated diversionary programs are the Yuendumu community’s current best strategy for dealing with substance misuse among its young people. This article describes […]

This report provides an overview of the current knowledge of what works in preventing and reducing offending in young people aged 12 to 25 years. It forms part of a […]

Authors: Blagg, Harry

This report sets out the framework for a domestic violence prevention initiative specifically targeted towards Indigenous adolescents, their families and communities. It is suited to rural towns with a large […]

This research brief examines literature from Australia, New Zealand, Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom and reports on the effectiveness of programs aimed at reducing violent reoffending.

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Publishers: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, Data Linkage Series, 24

Between 1 July 2013 and 30 June 2017, young Indigenous Australians aged 10–17 were 17 times as likely as their non-Indigenous counterparts to have been in both the child protection […]