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Kelly Richards

Briefing paper

Prevention and early intervention programs for Indigenous young people in Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand

This briefing paper outlines the evidence about effective prevention and early intervention measures designed to reduce over-representation of Indigenous young people in the criminal justice system.

Community-based approaches to sexual offender reintegration

This research aims to contribute towards building an evidence base about community-based reintegration programs in order to inform the development and operation of community-based reintegration programs for sexual offenders, and thus to enhance community safety.

The reporting experiences and support needs of victims of online fraud

Although fraud has been practiced throughout history, the advent of the internet has created new and effective avenues for targeting potential victims. Victims of online fraud experience substantial financial and other harms, resulting in annual losses in Australia of more than $2b, significant organisational disruption...
Briefing paper

Addressing the offending-related needs of non-violent Indigenous offenders

Indigenous Justice Clearinghouse Research Brief 20 examines the effectiveness of measures that aim to reduce non-violent offending by Indigenous people in Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the USA. Drawing on the literature available, the brief identifies examples and principles for program development and delivery that...

Indigenous youth justice programs evaluation

In this report, four programs that were already being implemented by states and territories and identified by them under the National Indigenous Law & Justice Framework as promising practice in diversion are examined. Executive summary Diversion from the youth justice system is a critical goal...