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Report

22 Aug 2018
212

Many women in prison have experienced intimate partner violence. As this form of violence is often intergenerational and entrenched, women in prison are widely considered to be at particular risk of ongoing victimisation following release. And yet, with support needs often unrecognised, it is likely...

Journal article

15 Jun 2018
203

This study reports the findings of a systematic review of the published literature evaluating the impact of substance use programs on Australian Indigenous youth.

Journal article

1 Oct 2014
164

This paper provides an overview of the most significant public policy initiatives that apply to known sexual offenders who live in the community.

Journal article

4 Apr 2014
89

Sex offender registration and community notification schemes form an increasingly important part of public policy relevant to the management of known sex offenders in the community. Critics of these policies not only point to the lack of empirical evidence that is currently available to support...

Report

27 May 2011
36

New offender rehabilitation programs have been rolled out since 2004, which this report argues are likely to have a positive impact on recidivism rates.

Correctional rehabilitation programs are routinely offered to moderate to high-risk offenders in all Australian jurisdictions. The similarities in service provision...

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