Criminal justice system

Imprisonment rates in WA are above the national average, have increased by 14% between 2015 and 2016, and Indigenous women are the fastest growing group within the remand system. Imprisonment […]

Correctional authorities in Canada have sought to ‘aboriginalise’ prisons by incorporating aboriginal cultural aspects into formal correctional programming. The article analyses the contradictions evident in current methods of risk-based management […]

Drawing on their shared experiences working with Aboriginal communities, Jane Dickson-Gilmore and Carol LaPrairie examine the outcomes of restorative justice projects, paying special attention to such prominent programs as conferencing, […]

Publishers: Department of Justice

The Wulgunggo Ngalu Learning Place is a joint initiative of the Victorian Government and the Indigenous community. Due to open in mid 2007 at the former Won Wron Prison site […]

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 […]

This report looks at the complete youth justice supervision history of 24,102 young people in Australia, who experienced supervision, both in the community and in detention, between 1 July 2000 […]

This report looks at young people who were under youth justice supervision in Australia during 2017-19 because of their involvement or alleged involvement in crime. It explores the key aspects […]