NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research


Items published


18 Oct 2016

Aim: To determine whether greater efficiency can be achieved through application of the Rolling List Court (RLC) model to NSW District Criminal Court matters.

Method: A non-blinded randomised trial was initiated in which eligible District Criminal Court matters were randomly assigned, after...

Research report

12 Oct 2016


Aims: To determine: (1) the long-term risk that someone charged with a violent offence will commit another violent offence (2) what factors influence the likelihood of desistance and the length of time to the next violent offence for those who do...

Research report

29 Sep 2016

Of 81,199 adult offenders, 26% reoffended within two years of the index appearance.

Aim To re-examine the Group Risk Assessment Model (GRAM) for predicting reoffending in adults given non-custodial sentences and to assess the accuracy of the model.

Method Adult offenders...

Research report

28 Sep 2016

Examines the rise in the NSW Indigenous prison population.

Method: Descriptive analysis of trends in bail, sentencing and court appearances.

Results: The rise in Indigenous imprisonment in NSW is due to a combination of higher rates of arrest resulting in conviction,...

Research report

28 Sep 2016

Aim: To describe trends in Indigenous arrest rates in New South Wales for property and violent offences.

Method: Descriptive analysis of overall and age-specific trends for property and violent crime.

Results: Over the last 15 years in NSW the rate...

Items authored


Items published/produced


Associated content