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This paper examines the potential benefits and pitfalls of mobile phones for accessing social services, particularly in response to gender-based violence, in Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea.
New figures show that the number of female perpetrators of domestic assaults in New South Wales has been steadily increasing over the past ten years - and it's not only against partners.
On 11 September 1973, the Chilean Chief of the Armed Forces Augusto Pinochet overthrew the Popular Unity government of Salvador Allende and installed a military dictatorship. Yet this is a book not of parties or ideologies but public history. It focuses on the memorials and...
Aim: To examine trends in non-domestic assault in Pyrmont and The Star casino since the February 2014 reforms contained in the Liquor Amendment Act 2014 (popularly known as the ‘lockout laws’) were implemented in central Sydney.
Method: Time series analysis, police narrative...
While the volume and rate of individual crime types has fluctuated over the past few years, overall, crime in Australia has been decreasing. Australian Crime: Facts & figures uses information compiled from a broad range of sources to create an accurate and...
Introduction: This report summarises the key South Australian findings from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Personal Safety, Australia, 2012 (cat. no. 4906.0) in which Australia-wide and very limited state-specific information was released on 11 December 2013 with additional state-specific information released on 7...
This report addresses concerns over Protective Services Officers on Victorian public transport exceeding their powers and using excessive force.
Our report reflects the following themes and trends we observed throughout our three year project (‘Your Rights on Track’) which has...
In the 24 months to September 2014, none of the major offence categories showed a significant upward trend across New South Wales as a whole.
Ten of the major offences showed significant downward trends:non-domestic assault (down 8.1%); robbery without a weapon (down...
This paper aims to identify and analyse several predominant issues and discourses as they relate to the burgeoning interrelationship between social media, crime and victim.
In this paper we analyse the kidnapping, rape and murder of Jill Meagher as a case...
In the 24 months to June 2014, no major crime categories in New South Wales showed a significant upward trend across the state as a whole.
Seven of the major offences showed significant downward trends:robbery without a weapon (down 18.7%); break and...