Person

Suzanne Poynton

Working paper

Can pre-recorded evidence raise conviction rates in cases of domestic violence?

The objective of this present study is to determine whether or not pre-recorded evidence raises the probability of a conviction in cases of Domestic Violence (DV) assault. In order to answer this question, the authors use administrative police and court data from New South Wales.
Briefing paper

The effect of lockout and last drinks laws on non-domestic assaults in Sydney: an update to March 2019

This research set out to examine the long term impact of the 2014 NSW liquor law amendments on non-domestic assaults in Kings Cross, the Sydney CBD and surrounding areas. As in previous studies, a significant reduction in non-domestic assaults in the Kings Cross and Sydney...
Report

Assessing the impact of NSW’s Safer Pathway Program on recorded crime outcomes – an aggregate-level analysis

The Safer Pathway program has only had a limited effect on the incidence of domestic violence (DV) in NSW, according to this report released by the NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research.
Evaluation

Evaluation of the EQUIPS domestic abuse program

This study aims to estimate an unbiased effect of commencing the EQUIPS Domestic Abuse Program on general re-offending and domestic violence related re-offending.
Evaluation

The NSW Rolling List Court evaluation: final report

This project aimed to assess whether the application of an alternative court model with fixed teams of lawyers operating on a rolling basis in the NSW District Criminal Court resulted in greater efficiency.