Prisons

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This report is useful for those researching Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) people with disabilities in prison. Part 1 contains information on the over imprisonment of ATSI peoples, over […]

Authors: Debus, Bob
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This is an edited version of the Hon. Bob Debus’ Society of Labor Lawyers Annual lecture in memory of Frank Walker. In it, Mr Debus reflects on changes in the […]

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Abstract In recent years, the Queensland Police Service (QPS) and Queensland courts have sought to rely on a range of ‘diversionary’ practices such as youth justice conferencing and cautioning as […]

Publishers: Australian Institute of Criminology, Trends and Issues, 557

This article reports on a study undertaken in three Indigenous communities in the West Kimberley region of Western Australia (WA) intended to develop diversionary strategies for young people with fetal […]

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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Publishers: Australian Law Reform Commission, ALRC Reports, 133

In 2017, the Attorney-General of Australia launched an inquiry into the reasons for over-representation of Aboriginal and Torres St Islander people in prison in Australia. The Law Reform Commission developed […]

Publishers: The Australian Law Reform Commission, ALRC Reports, 133

This is the summary of the final report produced into the over-representation of Aboriginal and Torres St Islander people in prison in Australia. The Law Reform Commission developed recommendations for reforms, […]

Prison industries represent an important component of service delivery for correctional administrations around the world and yet there have been few attempts to articulate the specific role that they play […]

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This study explored a range of factors that could account for the 50 per cent increase in the adult female custody population in NSW between 2011 and 2017. Of these, […]