criminology

Falls music festival

The Safety, Sexual Harassment and Assault at Australian Music Festivals report is the first national study to investigate sexual violence at music festivals.

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Children are still being held in police cells and juvenile detention for low-range offences, under alarming conditions. Here's how their mental health and future prospects suffer.

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Evidence shows restorative justice can help fix environmental crime – so why isn't Australia using it more?

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Aboriginal mothers in prison feel intergenerational trauma and the forced removal of their children are the most significant factors impacting their health and well-being.

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In several Australian prisons, babies and toddlers live with their mothers who are serving time. Keeping young children with their mums is a good thing, but they need to be better supported.

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A recent decision not to hand down a life sentence to a man found guilty of burning his wife alive highlights the way domestic violence is often treated differently in the criminal justice system.

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Vocation and education training plays big role in reducing recidivism rates according to new research. 

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The largest increases in Australia's prison numbers have been in remand, Indigenous and women prisoners, write Sophie Russell and Eileen Baldry.

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Best practice guidelines on sexual assault research include maintaining confidentiality and prioritising the safety and wellbeing of participants at all times, writes Bianca Fileborn.

prison

The shocking incidents of abuse at the Don Dale Youth Detention Centre are not isolated occurrences, writes Chris Cuneen.

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