Joy Wundersitz


Police drug diversion: a study of criminal offending outcomes

In 2006, the Australian Institute of Criminology assessed the effectiveness of state and territory drug diversion programs established by the Illicit Drug Diversion Initiative (IDDI) to reduce illicit drug users' contact with the criminal justice system. This report examines programs run by policing agencies. It...

Criminal justice responses to drug and drug-related offending: are they working?

The criminal justice system is constantly evolving in response to changing social, economic and political pressures. One that gathered momentum during the 1980s and 1990s was community concern about increasing crime rates, particularly property and violent crime, and the perceived link with illicit drug use...