Katrina Grech

Fact sheet

Sentencing snapshot: motor vehicle theft 2009-2010

This snapshot describes the penalties imposed on adult offenders convicted of motor vehicle theft. Over the period 2009 to 2010 a total of 1018 offenders were convicted of motor vehicle theft in NSW Local and District Courts. Imprisonment was the most commonly imposed penalty, followed...

Crime on the NSW rail system

The rate of offending on both NSW trains and at stations is very low, however relative risk varies considerably depending upon location, day of week and time of day. The rail transport system is an integral part of the State’s urban infrastructure. Residents in the...

Trends and patterns in domestic violence assaults: 2001 to 2010

Aim: To describe current trends in domestic violence and factors associated with reporting offences to police in NSW. Method: Descriptive analyses were conducted on all incidents of domestic assault recorded by NSW Police between 2001 and 2010. Factors associated with reporting of offences to police...
Briefing paper

Why does NSW have a higher imprisonment rate than Victoria?

The NSW imprisonment rate is about twice that of Victoria: this bulletin examines the influence of sentencing practice and other factors on the difference between NSW and Victoria in their imprisonment rates. The NSW imprisonment rate is about twice that of Victoria (204 per 100,000...