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Lauren Renshaw

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Australian Institute of Criminology

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09 Dec 2016

Temporary migrants play an important role in Australia’s workforce and student population. Little is known, however, about the migration mechanisms temporary migrants use and the associated risks these may involve.

This paper examines the role of migration brokers in alleged and finalised...

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24 Nov 2016

Between 2008 and 2015 over 305,000 people were reported missing in Australia, an average of 38,159 reports each year. Youths aged 13–17 years were most likely to go missing; half of all people reported missing between 2008 and 2015 were in this age group and less than 10 percent were children....

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10 Nov 2015

There has been little research conducted on the experiences of migrant sex workers both internationally and within Australia. This is despite widespread media and other reports highlighting the perception of migrant sex workers as particularly vulnerable to exploitation and human trafficking....

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25 Feb 2015

An examination of the feasibility and logistics of monitoring human trafficking and slavery, and the options available to perform this monitoring activity.

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As part of its Human Trafficking and Slavery Research Program, the Australian Institute of...

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30 Jul 2014

This audit examined crime and safety issues in the Northern Territory urban communities of Darwin, Katherine and Alice Springs to help inform effective strategies to reduce the actual and perceived risk of victimisation.

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This Special Report is a research...

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29 Jul 2014

A research driven response to community concerns regarding the level of crime and fear of crime in the Northern Territory.

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In recognition of the need to address community concerns regarding the level of crime and fear of crime in the Northern...

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19 Nov 2013

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Funded and endorsed by the Australasian Juvenile Justice Administrators, this is one of the first national scale research reports into the bail and remand practices for young Australians. A young person can be placed in custody on remand (ie refused bail) after...

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28 Feb 2013

This report presents the findings of a project funded by Victim Support ACT and ACT Policing to examine the experiences of victims referred by police to support services and the operation of the referral process in the ACT. Since the completion of the report in 2009, Victim Support ACT and ACT...

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28 Jun 2012

The clandestine nature of trafficking in persons means that there is little reliable data about the nature and extent of the crime; however, a picture is emerging of the nature of people trafficking as the number of prosecutions grows.

Few of the cases identified in Australia to date...

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28 Jun 2012

Since 2008, the Australian Government has increased the tempo on investigating and understanding these crimes, and the Australian Institute of Criminology’s research and monitoring program is part of this effort. 

The Government has introduced new legislation to crack down on trafficking...

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