Crime

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Criminal offences
Criminal statistics
Criminals
NARROWER TERMS
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Organised crime and criminal careers: findings from an Australian sample

This study analyses the recorded criminal histories of a sample of individuals affiliated with known organised crime groups.
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Estimating the cost of pure cybercrime to Australian individuals

This report estimates the cost of pure cyber-crime to individuals in Australia in 2019.
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Fraud against the Commonwealth 2019–20

This report presents the results from the AIC’s 2019–20 Fraud Against the Commonwealth census.
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Fraud and its relationship to pandemics and economic crises: from Spanish flu to COVID-19

This report seeks to draw out the common characteristics of frauds associated with pandemics. The report identifies some novel crime types and methodologies arising during the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020 that were not seen in previous pandemics.
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Early-career offending trajectories among outlaw motorcycle gang members

This study examines the criminal histories of outlaw motorcycle gang (OMCG) members during adolescence and early adulthood to determine whether the profile of young members has changed over time.
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The criminal career trajectories of domestic violence offenders

Domestic violence offending often forms part of a broader pattern of offending. This study examines the officially recorded criminal careers of 2,076 domestic violence offenders and 9,925 non-domestic violence offenders in New South Wales in the 10 years following their first police proceeding.
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Homicide in Australia 2018–19

This report describes the 224 homicide incidents recorded by Australian state and territory police (except Australian Capital Territory) between 1 July 2018 and 30 June 2019.
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The organisational structure, social networks and criminal activities of outlaw motorcycle gangs: literature review

Outlaw motorcycle gangs (OMCGs) are often reported to be disproportionately involved in crime. This systematic review of the existing literature was conducted to examine the organisational structures that underpin the criminal activity of OMCGs
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Crime, justice and social capital in the Torres Strait region

Torres Strait Islanders had a strong sense of themselves as composed of distinct peoples and cultures different from those of the mainland. This report examines the extent of crime occurring and how justice is practised in the Torres Strait Islands.
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Criminal mobility of outlaw motorcycle gangs in Australia

The criminal mobility of outlaw motorcycle gang (OMCG) members presents a significant challenge to Australian governments and police. This study examines the prevalence and patterns of criminal mobility in a sample of almost 4,000 OMCG members in more than 400 chapters.