27 February 2014 | This collection provides statistics relating to the number and characteristics of alleged offenders (hereafter referred to as "offenders") who have been proceeded against by police during the 12 month reference period.
24 February 2014 | This report examines how community correction orders in Victoria were used in the 18 months following their introduction in January 2012, and describes the characteristics of offenders who received them.
21 February 2014 | This paper provides an overview of complex trauma as a response to chronic sexual victimisation and considers what this means for services and service configurations, as well as the implications of acknowledging complex trauma for policy responses in health and human service fields.
20 February 2014 | Using data from the International Organization for Migration’s Counter Trafficking Module, this paper examines the experiences of a sample of Indonesian victims of human trafficking who were exploited as domestic workers in Malaysia.
18 February 2014 | By examining the dismissal of disciplinary charges against two Australian commandos accused of causing the deaths of five civilians during a night-time raid in Afghanistan, this article discusses the issues raised by the prosecution of breaches of international humanitarian law using the Australian military justice system, and asks whether disciplinary charges based on ordinary crimes, or war crimes, should be preferred when prosecuting such breaches.
18 February 2014 | This paper outlines the experiences of asylum seekers who arrived to Australia by boat and are living in the Australian community without the right to work and with only minimal financial support.
18 February 2014 | With alcohol-related violence, particularly in and around licensed premises, at the forefront of NSW political debate in recent years, this backgrounder provides a collection of key sources on the issue.
12 February 2014 | Contains summary data about victims for a selected range of personal and household offences including physical assault, threatened assault, personal robbery, sexual assault, household break-in, motor vehicle theft, theft from a motor vehicle, malicious property damage and other theft.
06 February 2014 | This is an abridged public version of a classified report which examined allegations of inconsistent and arbitrary practices by the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation in relation to the attendance of legal representatives at security assessment interviews.
04 March 2014 | It’s five years since Canberra’s innovative Alexander Maconochie Centre admitted its first group of prisoners. Is the facility living up to its aim of being Australia’s first “human rights compliant” prison?
25 November 2013 | The international extension of copyright is often seen as a mechanism through which the global copyright industries can exploit consumers in the developing world by charging prices for cultural products.
13 November 2012 | This guide is one of ten outlining a range of evidence-informed actions that councils may consider when preparing their Municipal Public Health and Wellbeing Plans and other strategies.
22 August 2011 | Aiming to assist women who have experienced human rights violations, and been failed by processes in Australia, this guide can be used to seek redress from international complaint mechanisms.
04 April 2011 | This guide has been issued to help designers, architects, builders and clients to better understand the Disability (Access to Premises - buildings) Standards 2010 which will commence on 1 May 2011.
24 September 2013 | Presented as part of the gender-based violence panel at ANU's 2013 Pacific and PNG Update, Jo Chandler, journalist and Honorary Fellow, Alfred Deakin Research Institute, discusses violence and the media in PNG.
22 August 2013 | Calling equally for a change in the way in which we think about IP and its role, this speech by the Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) was delivered at the University of Melbourne on 22 August.