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The unregulated use of restrictive practices in aged care settings is unlawful and amounts to elder abuse. This paper explores the laws, policies and practices in relation to the use of restrictive practices in residential aged care.
Among a small, but vocal minority of shooters the universal registration of firearms is both the most ridiculed and the most feared of all measures to control guns. It is a fundamental belief of some gun owners that any register of firearms is merely the...
Each week in Australia at least one woman is killed by her current or former intimate partner (Cussen and Bryant 2015). Between 2002/3 and 2011/12 in Australia 488 women were killed by an intimate partner nationally (Cussen and Bryant 2015). When...
In 1837 a British Parliamentary Select Committee published a report on the situation of Aboriginal peoples across its colonies around the world including Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Pacific Island Countries, South America and Africa. A second version of this report was subsequently produced in the...
Indigenous offenders are heavily over-represented in the Australian and Canadian criminal justice systems. In the case of R v Gladue, the Supreme Court of Canada held that sentencing judges are to recognise the adverse systemic and background factors that many Aboriginal Canadians face and consider...
Examining access to and the extent of engagement with the Internet in illicit drug-using populations may provide an indication of the extent to which the online illicit drug market is usurping the physical illicit drug market, according to this report.
This article discusses the history of restorative justice globally as well as elements particular to current restorative justice practices in New Zealand.
Introduction: In the opening pages of his recent book Crime, Punishment, and Restorative Justice, American author Ross London tells of what prompted...
This Inquiry report makes 12 recommendations to government to address dowry abuse in Australia.
A comparative analysis on the constitutional recognition of Indigenous peoples in four jurisdictions.
This report draws together research from international academics and policy-makers on the impact of childhood inequalities on life outcomes across a broad range of topics including education, crime and well-being.