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Of 81,199 adult offenders, 26% reoffended within two years of the index appearance.
Aim To re-examine the Group Risk Assessment Model (GRAM) for predicting reoffending in adults given non-custodial sentences and to assess the accuracy of the model.
Method Adult offenders...
This report presents data on crime reported to, or detected by, the NSW Police Force from January 1995 to December 2015, with a focus on the statistical trends for the twenty-four months ending December 2015. The data were extracted from the Computerised Operational Policing System...
This brief is an annual update of the property and violent crime trends first reported in Moffatt and Poynton (2006). The aim of the paper is to examine the trends in the rates of annual recorded incidents of ten categories of property and violent crime...
Presents a summary of the existing laws in NSW, the proposed reforms, and some selected stakeholder views.
The NSW adult prison population grew by 14 per cent between October 2014 and September 2015, reaching a new record high in September this year of 11,801. This brings the total increase in the NSW adult prison population over the last two...
Aim : To compare crime trends in New South Wales (NSW), Australia, New Zealand, Canada, the USA, England and Wales, and Scandinavia.
Method : Trend data were extracted from publications and online data repositories. Population counts were used to...
Aim: To provide an overview of adult and juvenile re-offending over the last 10 years in New South Wales (NSW).
Method: Descriptive analysis of data from the NSW Re-offending Database (ROD).
Results and conclusion : Most offenders...
Currently there is much debate about housing affordability. Two of our recent publications have examined the need for more affordable rental housing. This e-brief looks at another related issue: security of tenure for the growing number of people who are long-term renters...
Aim: To identify the situational and offender characteristics associated with prison sentences for Apprehended Domestic Violence Order (ADVO) breaches.
Method: Case narratives from police incident reports of ADVO breach incidents in NSW were analysed. Two samples were examined: (1) breach incidents where...
In search of new approaches to aged care, the NANA Project studied 13 residential developments in Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, Germany, Denmark and Netherlands.
The traditional ‘nursing home’ and ‘retirement village’ are not only outdated, they can actually foster separation and ‘otherness’, isolating people from...