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Merran McAlister


Deaths in custody in Australia 2021–22

In 2021–22, there were 106 deaths in custody: 84 in prison custody and 22 in police custody or custody-related operations. In total, there were 24 Indigenous deaths and 81 non-Indigenous deaths in custody and one death of a person whose Indigenous status was unknown. This...

Identity crime and misuse in Australia: results of the 2021 online survey

Identity crime is common in Australia and internationally, affecting millions of individuals, businesses and government agencies annually. This bulletin presents the findings of the latest survey of identity crime and misuse undertaken by the Australian Institute of Criminology, as part of the Australian government’s National...