This report presents the findings of the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Social Policy and Legal Affairs inquiry into Australia’s family law system, and recommendations to improve its response […]

In 2010, five white men were convicted of manslaughter for their part in an attack on an Aboriginal man that led to his death. Each was sentences to custodial terms […]

Indigenous people experience a disproportionately high burden of interpersonal violence. This paper compares the demographic characteristics and injury circumstances of male and female Indigenous Australians hospitalised due to interpersonal violence […]

Authors: Wood, Darryl

This report considers research on the problem of crime resulting from alcohol and other drug abuse in American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities. It provides a review of published […]

The two legal aid services undertook research into policing under the Northern Territory intervention, particularly in a group of 14 communities that were provided with a police station. They found […]

Warringa Baiya is a facility that specialised in providing legal information, advice, casework, education and advocacy for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and children who are, or have been, […]

Knowledge about sexual violence against women from Indigenous and culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds is scant. Anecdotally, levels of sexual violence are purported to be high, but national victimisation surveys […]

Publishers: Department of Justice

This discussion paper sets out a series of possible amendments to the ‘Alcohol Court Act 2005 (NT)’, as well as other Northern Territory initiatives, in order to address the full […]

In August 2006, the Northern Territory Government created the Board of Inquiry into the Protection of Aboriginal Children from Sexual Abuse to research and report on allegations of sexual abuse […]

The 2006 New Zealand Crime and Safety Survey (NZCASS) is the first to enable a detailed analysis of the Maori experience of crime victimisation. Because the NZCASS focuses on victims […]