Prisoners

Report

29 Mar 2018
288

This paper explores the drivers of the continued growth of the New Zealand prison population, including consideration of crime rates, remand, sentencing and parole practices.

Report

28 Mar 2018
604

This report contains thirty-five recommendations designed to reduce the disproportionate rate of incarceration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and improve community safety.

Report

21 Mar 2018
30

Explores a variety of explanations that can potentially account for the 50% increase in the adult female prison population in NSW since 2011.

Report

6 Feb 2018
639

Based on research between September 2016 and January 2018, Human Rights Watch finds that Australia is restricting and violating the rights of prisoners with disabilities.

Report

25 Jan 2018
1

This chapter reports on prison custody and a range of community corrections orders and programs for adult offenders which are delivered separately by the eight states and territories.

Dataset

31 Dec 2017
25

This is a dataset of serious assaults by prisoners in New Zealand between 2005 and 2016.

Report

7 Dec 2017
183

This report calls on the Victorian government to bring the degrading practice of routine strip searches in women’s prisons to an end, arguing that there are modern and less intrusive alternatives available that can be implemented without compromisingprison safety.

Report

30 Nov 2017
163

This investigation mapped places of detention in Victoria, how they are monitored, and what needs to change to implement OPCAT.

Report

22 Nov 2017
122

This report analyses the major corruption issues associated with the corrections sector, drawing on research and case studies in Victoria, and from across Australia and internationally.

Report

30 Oct 2017
101

Presents 24 months of reception, discharge and custody population data for prisons in New South Wales.

Report

23 Oct 2017
271

The Mobilong prison radio pilot was an action research community project that involved a series of radio production workshops with a group of prisoners, and culminated in a CD to be used to assist new prisoners through their induction at the prison.

Report

23 Oct 2017
77

This study sought to examine the prevalence of cognitive impairment in a representative sample of Indigenous offenders from Victorian prisons.

Report

7 Sep 2017
307

This report confirms that access to rehabilitation services remains the dominant concern for prisoners and former prisoners struggling with addiction.

Report

7 Sep 2017
27

This report was prepared at the request of the Victorian government, following a major incident at the Parkville youth justice centre on 31 October 2015.

Report

7 Sep 2017
31

This report was prepared at the request of the Victorian government, following a major incident at the Parkville youth justice centre on 6 and 7 March 2016.

Discussion paper

7 Aug 2017
608

This consultation paper outlines initiatives to assist Indigenous prisoners to access the support they need on their release.

Statistics

31 Jul 2017
81

Presents 24 months of reception, discharge and custody population data and comparisons between the current and previous quarter for age, gender, indigenous status, most serious offence and the average length of stay.

Discussion paper

19 Jul 2017
290

The ALRC has been asked to consider laws and legal frameworks that contribute to the incarceration rate of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and inform decisions to hold or keep Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in custody.

Report

12 Jul 2017
174

This report outlines the need for reforms to Tasmanian legislation around the indefinite detention of ‘dangerous criminals’.

Audio

13 Jun 2017
36

While women still only make up a small percentage of the overall prison population, their rate of imprisonment is rocketing.

Overview

 

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