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Neil Donnelly

Briefing paper

Understanding the decline in Aboriginal young people in custody in NSW from 2015 to 2019

This paper examines the recent downward trend of young Aboriginal people being imprisoned in New South Wales.
Report

Quantifying the social costs of pharmaceutical opioid misuse and illicit opioid use to Australia in 2015/16

In recent decades the range and patterns of opioids used for extra-medical purposes have changed. The use of pharmaceutical opioids exceeds the use of heroin. The objective of this report was to estimate the social costs arising from extra-medical opioid use in Australia for the...
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

The nature of bail breaches in NSW

Describes the type of bail conditions imposed on defendants in New South Wales and the nature of bail breaches.
Report

Evaluation of the Bail Assessment Officer (BAO) intervention

This aggregate-level analysis finds no evidence that the Bail Assessment Officer intervention had an impact on the granting of bail at first appearance, bail refused days or time on remand.