Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research

Previous seminars

Emerging trends and findings in alcohol and drug research

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Presented by: Professor Michael Farrell, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC)
Date: 24 July 2013, Metcalfe Auditorium, State Library of NSW, Sydney

Future directions for juvenile justice in NSW

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Presented by: Dr Don Weatherburn ( pdf 1mb)
Discussed by: Jenny Bargen ( pdf 223kb)
Date: 10 May 2012, Metcalfe Auditorium, State Library of NSW, Sydney

Uses and Abuses of Crime Statistics

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Dr Don Weatherburn
Date: April 2012, University of New South Wales, Sydney

The impact of the NSW criminal justice system on crime ( pdf 210kb)

Dr Vasilis Sarafidis, University of Sydney
Date: 6 April 2011, Metcalfe Auditorium, State Library of NSW, Sydney

Minimum purchase age as a strategy to reduce alcohol-related injury ( pdf 1mb)
Dr Kypros Kypri, University of Newcastle
Date: 25 November 2010, Metcalfe Auditorium, State Library of NSW, Sydney

Parenting and youth violence: Does school context make a difference? ( pdf 145kb)
Dr Robin Fitzgerald, Key Centre for Ethics, Law, Justice and Governance at Griffith University
Date: 12 October 2010, Metcalfe Auditorium, State Library of NSW, Sydney

Respecting 'terrorists' in a jury trial: how to humanise unpopular defendants
Professor David Tait, Leader, Justice Research Group, University of Western Sydney
Date: 17 September 2010, Jury Assembly Room, Sydney West Trial Court, 6 George Street Parramatta
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The Importance of Strong Socio Political Support on Adopting Evidence Based Supervision (pdf 1.6mb)
Professor Faye Taxman, George Mason University
Date: 7 September 2010, Dixson Room, State Library of NSW, Sydney

Legally coerced treatment for heroin addicted offenders: ethical and policy issues (presentation pdf 79Kb or publication pdf 326Kb)
Professor Wayne Hall, NHMRC Australia Fellow, University of Queensland Centre for Clinical Research
Date: 14 July 2010, Metcalfe Auditorium, State Library of NSW, Sydney

Environmental Criminology: Principles in practice (pdf 11Mb)
Dr Robert Samuels, University of Technology, Sydney & Department of Justice and Attorney General
Date: 14 May 2010, Sydney West Trial Court, Jury Assembly Room, 6 George Street Parramatta

When Does Alcohol Affect Violent Crime, Nonviolent Crime, and Victimization? (pdf 85Kb)
Professor Richard B. Felson, Pennsylvania State University
Date: 19 March 2010, Justice and Police Museum, Cnr Phillip & Albert Streets, Circular Quay

Restorative Justice (pdf 238Kb)
Dr Heather Strang, Australian National University
Date: 26 February 2010, Sydney West Trial Court, Jury Assembly Room, 6 George Street Parramatta

Actuarial Risk Assessment versus Clinical Decision Making in Corrections: Should we use our heads or the formula? (pdf 490Kb)
Dr Dennis Wagner, Research Director, US National Council on Crime & Delinquency (NCCD)
Date: 8 December 2009, Justice and Police Museum, Cnr Phillip & Albert Streets, Circular Quay

Preventing aggression in the licensed environment(pdf 6.5Mb)
Prof. Ross Homel AO, Foundation Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Griffith University
Date: 16 October 2009, Justice and Police Museum, Cnr Phillip & Albert Streets, Circular Quay

Prevention, treatment and management of conduct disorder(pdf 80Kb)
Prof. David Fergusson, Director, Christchurch Health and Development Study
Date: 9 September 2009, Justice and Police Museum, Cnr Phillip & Albert Streets, Circular Quay

Offender rehabilitation: Science and morals in community protection (pdf 391Kb)
Dr Astrid Birgden, Director, Compulsory Drug Treatment Correctional Centre
Date: 13 August 2009, Justice and Police Museum, Cnr Phillip & Albert Streets, Circular Quay

Overview of findings from the 2009 Inmate Health Survey(pdf 1.5Mb)
Devon Indig, Centre for Health Research in Criminal Justice
Date: 13 July 2009, Parramatta Justice Precinct, 160 Marsden St, Parramatta

Reducing domestic and family violence(pdf 621Kb)
Heather Nancarrow, Director, Queensland Centre for Domestic and Family Violence Research, CQ University, Mackay
Date: 23 June 2009, Justice and Police Museum, Cnr Phillip & Albert Streets, Circular Quay

Trust and confidence in the police: A British perspective(pdf 1.5Mb)
Dr Jon Jackson, London School of Economics
Date: 16 April 2009, Justice and Police Museum, Cnr Phillip & Albert Streets, Circular Quay

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