Organisation

Australian Institute of Criminology

Acronym
AIC
Owning Institution

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Website

19 Jun 2017

Crime Statistics Australia is an interactive gateway to statistics and information on Australian crime and justice issues.

Annual Report

13 Oct 2016

The AIC has had a number of notable achievements during the year in relation to the two key aspects of its work—the conduct of criminological research and the dissemination of research findings.

In 2015–16 the Institute conducted research on an impressive array of topics...

Report

26 Feb 2016

Foreword

While the volume and rate of individual crime types has fluctuated over the past few years, overall, crime in Australia has been decreasing. Australian Crime: Facts & figures uses information compiled from a broad range of sources to create an accurate and...

Briefing paper

1 Apr 2010

This is the first of a two part series on spectator violence at sporting events. Part one covers spectator violence at professional sporting events. The second will focus on issues of violence at amateur sporting events, particularly parents as spectators and the behaviours they exhibit....

Briefing paper

23 Nov 2009

Bushfires arson, like structural arson, is a strongly patterned activity. These patterns seem to be mainly determined by the interplay between socioeconomic and environmental dynamics.

Since the fundamentals of these two factors change slowly, bushfire arson tends to happen at the same time and...

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Report

25 Jul 2018

Individuals are far more likely to engage in antisocial behaviour during adolescence than any other period of their life. This paper presents selected results from two studies which used secondary data analysis to provide a theoretically informed picture of youths’ decision-making process in relation to...

Report

18 Jul 2018

The focus of this study is the direct cost of offences committed by organised crime offenders, and the cost of prison sentences associated with these offences.

Research report

17 Jul 2018

Research has demonstrated that alcohol misuse has a significant impact on police time and resources, the health sector and the Australian community more broadly. Despite growing interest in the topic and the number of studies that have been completed, there remain significant limitations to the...

Report

10 Jul 2018

This paper uses twenty-five years of data from the National Homicide Monitoring Program to describe the characteristics of homicide incidents perpetrated by offenders aged 10–17 years.

Report

5 Jul 2018

This paper examines sentencing and treatment practices for juvenile sex offenders in Australia and the challenges of reconciling the imperatives of rehabilitation, accountability and community protection.

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Chapter

5 Nov 2017

This chapter shows how and why Australian firearm legislation altered very little for 65 years, but changed dramatically in 12 days. It explains the ‘perfect storm’ of horror, outrage, law and leadership which forced policy reversal, and details the lightning legislative adjustments now held up...

Research report

1 Nov 2013

Abstract

Indigenous Justice Clearinghouse Research Brief 16 provides an analysis of Alcohol Management Plans (AMPs); a relatively new instrument joining the extensive range of regulations relating to alcohol supply and consumption. AMPs vary in design and implementation across Australia, and include strategies designed...

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