Adam M. Tomison

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1 Sep 2014

Abstract: The report provides an overview of the socio-political factors and events that have influenced the development of Australia’s child sexual abuse legislation from 1788-2013.

Key developments in relevant legislation during this period which are discussed in detail in the report include:...

Briefing paper

2 Dec 2013

Foreword: In 2006, the Australian Government introduced the Anti-money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006 (Cth) which increased regulatory controls over businesses potentially able to facilitate organised criminal activities such as money laundering. The implementation of tougher legislation and associated law enforcement interventions may...


12 Aug 2011

A key part of the Australian Institute of Criminology’s role is to provide a capacity to investigate new and evolving crimes and in the past two years, there has been significant interest in determining the nature and extent to which international...


14 Jan 2004

Available national statistics and research are used to briefly outline what is known about child abuse in Indigenous communities and its causes.


30 Sep 2003

Child abuse and neglect associated with Indigenous communities cannot be understood, nor addressed, unless it is viewed from a broad perspective which includes both historical and present day issues. Janet Stanley, Adam M. Tomison and Julian Pocock argue that measures centred on community-based responses which...

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