Troy Allard

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11 May 2018

This report explores whether different groups of maltreaters can be identified based on their frequency of contact with child protection agencies. It also explores differences among individuals identified as responsible for harm across age, gender, Indigenous status, relationship with victim and harm type.


30 Oct 2014

This paper argues that extending formal police cautioning to include first-time, less serious adult-onset offenders is a cost-effective strategy that would enable scarce criminal justice resources to be redirected to provide evidence-based interventions for more serious and prolific offenders who present an ongoing risk of...


5 Jul 2013


Identifying communities and locations where chronic and persistent offenders are most likely to reside, and understanding the factors that produce the interconnections between place and offending, has enormous potential for the effective targeting of crime prevention initiatives.

This paper provides a...

Briefing paper

23 Jan 2011

Indigenous over-representation is the most significant social justice and public policy issue for the Australian and New Zealand criminal justice systems.

Closing the gap on Indigenous overrepresentation has been identified as a priority and promoted through the National Indigenous Law and Justice Framework and...


26 Mar 2010

This study of an offender cohort in Queensland addressed three research questions: the proportion of Indigenous and non-Indigenous young people who had contact with the juvenile justice system and the extent of this contact; the processes used to respond to offending by Indigenous and non-Indigenous...

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