Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research

​Evaluation reports in reverse chronological order

| 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2005 |2004 |2002 |2001 |2000 and prior

Publication title Publication year Format and size Media releases

2018

​An evaluation of measures taken to increase finalisations in the NSW District Criminal Court​2018​pdf 497Kbmr
The effect of the Violent Offender Treatment Program (VOTP) on offender outcomes​2018​pdf 530Kbmr
Early indicators of the impacts of the NSW Driver Licence Disqualification Reforms​2018​pdf 260Kbmr
The effect of parole officers on reoffending​2018pdf 893Kb
​Did the 2013 Bail Act increase the risk of bail refusal?​2018

​pdf 544Kb

Appendix pdf 325Kb

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​The Domestic Violence Safety Assessment Tool (DVSAT) and intimate partner repeat victimisation

​2018

pdf 854Kb

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​Assessing the impact of NSW’s Safer Pathway Program on recorded crime outcomes – an aggregate-level analysis

​2018pdf 903Kbmr
​Evaluation of the EQUIPS domestic abuse program​2018pdf 588Kbmr
​​Evaluation of the Bail Assessment Officer (BAO) intervention​2018​​pdf 501Kb​​mr
The NSW Rolling List Court Evaluation: Final Report​2018pdf 615Kbmr

2017

​Evaluation of the 2015 Domestic Violence Evidence-in-Chief (DVEC) reforms2017pdf 899Kbmr
​Evaluation of the 2015 Domestic Violence Evidence-in-Chief (DVEC) reforms (Appendix)
​2017
​Appendix, 535Kb
Outcome evaluation of NSW's Safer Pathway Program: Victims' Experiences2017 pdf, 706Kb mr
Outcome evaluation of NSW's Safer Pathway Program: Victims' Experiences (Appendix)2017 Appendix A2, pdf 275Kb
The effect of lockout and last drinks laws on non-domestic assaults in Sydney: An update to September 20162017 pdf 2.9Mb mr

2016

Assessing the risk of domestic violence recidivism​2016​pdf 365Kb
A follow-up on the impact of the Bail Act 2013 (NSW) on trends in bail2016 pdf 348Kb mr
Did the 'lockout law' reforms increase assaults at The Star casino, Pyrmont?2016 pdf 429Kb mr
Does the Custody-based Intensive Treatment (CUBIT) program for sex offenders reduce re-offending?2016 pdf 961kb
Does the Custody-based Intensive Treatment (CUBIT) program for sex offenders reduce re-offending? (Appendix)2016 Appendix 758kb
Participation in PCYC Young Offender programs and re-offending2016 pdf 452Kb mr
The NSW Intensive Drug and Alcohol Treatment Program (IDATP) and recidivism: An early look at outcomes for referrals2016 pdf 738kb
The NSW Rolling List Court Evaluation: Preliminary Report2016 pdf 434Kb mr

2015

Lockouts and Last Drinks: The impact of the January 2014 liquor licence reforms on assaults in NSW, Australia2015 pdf 3.2Mb mr
The impact of the NSW Bail Act (2013) on trends in bail and remand in New South Wales2015 pdf 673Kb mr
The impact of the NSW Intensive Supervision Program on Juvenile Reoffending2015 pdf 416kb mr

2014

Legal service for defendants in Apprehended Domestic Violence Order (ADVO) proceedings: An evaluation2014 pdf 456Kb
Legal service for defendants in Apprehended Domestic Violence Order (ADVO) proceedings: An evaluation (Appendix A1)2014 Appendix A1
Legal service for defendants in Apprehended Domestic Violence Order (ADVO) proceedings: An evaluation (Appendix A2)2014 Appendix A2
The effect of suspended sentences on imprisonment2014 pdf 358Kb mr
The impact of intensive correction orders on re-offending2014 pdf 2.3Mb mr

2013

Does CREDIT reduce the risk of re-offending?2013 pdf 864Kb mr
Health and wellbeing outcomes for defendants entering the Alcohol-MERIT program2013 pdf 951Kb mr
Participant satisfaction with Youth Justice Conferences2013 pdf 581Kb mr
Participant satisfaction with Youth Justice Conferences (Appendix)2013 Appendix 496Kb
Rates of recidivism among offenders referred to Forum Sentencing2013 pdf 833Kb mr
The impact of the NSW Young Offenders Act (1997) on the likelihood of a custodial order2013 pdf 697Mb mr
Trends in property and illicit drug crime around the Medically Supervised Injecting Centre in Kings Cross: 2012 update2013 pdf 833Kb
Victim and Offender Satisfaction with Youth Justice Conferences2013 pdf 581Kb mr
Victim and Offender Satisfaction with Youth Justice Conferences (Appendix)2013 Appendix 496Kb

2012

Evaluation of the Local Court Process Reforms (LCPR)2012 pdf 996kb mr
NSW Court Referral of Eligible Defendants into Treatment (CREDIT) pilot program: An evaluation2012 pdf 629Kb mr
The Domestic Violence Intervention Court Model: A follow-up study2012 pdf 1.7Mb mr
Youth Justice Conferences versus Children's Court: A comparison of re-offending2012 pdf 939Kb mr
Youth Justice Conferences versus Children's Court: A comparison of time to finalisation2012 pdf 412Kb mr
​Youth Justice Conferencing versus the Children's Court: A comparison of cost effectiveness​2012

pdf 428Mb

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2011

Intensive judicial supervision and drug court outcomes: Interim findings from a randomised controlled trial2011 pdf 863Kb mr

2010

An evaluation of the Compulsory Drug Treatment Program (CDTP)2010 pdf 831Kb mr
​The impact of Criminal Case Conferencing on early guilty pleas in the NSW District Criminal Court​2010

pdf 206Kb

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Trends in property and illicit drug crime around the Medically Supervised Injecting Centre in Kings Cross: An update2010 pdf 901Kb mr

2009

An evaluation of the NSW Court Liaison Services2009 pdf 486Kb mr
Does Forum Sentencing reduce re-offending?2009 pdf 504Kb mr
Policy and program evaluation: Recommendations for criminal justice policy analysts and advisors2009 pdf 304Kb
The impact of restricted alcohol availability on alcohol-related violence in Newcastle2009 pdf 3.2Mb mr
The impact of the high range PCA guideline judgment on sentencing for PCA offences in NSW2009 pdf 574Kb mr
The Magistrates Early Referral into Treatment Program2009 pdf 440Kb mr
The recidivism of offenders given suspended sentences: A comparison with full-time imprisonment2009 pdf 1.06Mb mr

2008

Assessing the Impact of Mandatory DNA Testing of Prison Inmates in NSW on Clearance, Charge and Conviction Rates for Selected Crime Categories2008 pdf 2.3Mb mr
CHERE report: The Costs of NSW Drug Court2008 pdf 451Kb
Did the heroin shortage increase amphetamine use?2008 pdf 547Kb mr
Does circle sentencing reduce Aboriginal offending?2008 pdf 312Kb mr
Domestic Violence Intervention Court Model (DVICM) evaluation2008 pdf 827Kb mr
The NSW Drug Court: A re-evaluation of its effectiveness2008 pdf 422Kb mr
Trends in property and illicit drug-related crime in Kings Cross: An update2008 pdf 1Mb mr
Trends in property and illicit drug-related crime in Kings Cross: An update (Appendix)2008 appendix 5.5Mb

2007

​An evaluation of the NSW community conferencing for young adults pilot program

​2007

pdf 729Kb

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2005

An evaluation of the NSW Child Sexual Assault Specialist Jurisdiction Pilot2005 pdf 562Kb mr
Early-phase predictors of subsequent program compliance and offending among NSW Adult Drug Court participants2005 pdf 90Kb mr
Ethics and the Governance of Criminological Research in Australia2005 pdf 269Kb
What caused the recent drop in property crime?2005 pdf 265Kb

2004

Evaluating police operations (1): A process and outcome evaluation of Operation Vendas2004 pdf 1.2Mb mr
Evaluation of the Bail Amendment (Repeat Offenders) Act 20022004 pdf 265Kb mr
Impact of increased drink-driving penalties on recidivism rates in NSW2004 pdf 287Kb mr
The Cannabis Cautioning Scheme three years on: An implementation and outcome evaluation2004 pdf 595kb mr
The effectiveness of methadone maintenance treatment in controlling crime: An aggregate-level analysis2004 pdf 613kb
The impact of the Australian heroin shortage on robbery in NSW2004 pdf 687kb

2002

New South Wales Drug Court evaluation: A process evaluation2002 pdf 279Kb mr
New South Wales Drug Court evaluation: Cost-effectiveness2002 pdf 965Kb mr
New South Wales Drug Court evaluation: Health, well-being and participant satisfaction2002 pdf 747Kb mr
Reducing juvenile crime: Conferencing versus court2002 pdf 452Kb

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The impact of abolishing short prison sentences2002 pdf 134Kb mr

2001

An evaluation of the Safe City Strategy in central Sydney2001 pdf 557Kb mr
Do targeted arrests reduce crime?2001 pdf 219Kb
New South Wales Drug Court evaluation: Interim report on health and well-being of participants2001 pdf 292Kb

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Operation and crime review panels: Their impact on break and enter2001 pdf 153kb

2000 and prior

An evaluation of the NSW Youth Justice Conferencing Scheme2000 pdf 424Kb

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NSW Drug Court evaluation: Program and participant profiles2000 pdf 135Kb

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An evaluation of the NSW Apprehended Violence Order Scheme1997 pdf 422Kb

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Fine default: Enforcing fine payment1995 pdf 1.5Mb
Sentence Indication Scheme evaluation - Final report1995 pdf 219Kb
Sentence Indication Scheme evaluation interim report: The impact of the NSW Sentence Indication Scheme on plea rates and case delay1995 pdf 265Kb
Juvenile offending: Predicting persistence and determining the cost-effectiveness of interventions1994 pdf 483Kb
Criminal victim compensation: A profile of claims, claimants and awards1993 pdf 272Kb
Policing pubs: Evaluation of a licensing enforcement strategy1993 pdf 256Kb
'Dry zones' and crime in Walgett: An evaluation of the Local Government (Street Drinking) Amendment Act 19901992 pdf 741Kb
NSW Sentencing Act 19891991 pdf 710Kb
Domestic violence: Impact of legal reform in NSW1989 pdf 6.6Mb
NSW Summary Offences Act 19881989 pdf 1.1Mb
Crimes (Sexual Assault) Amendment Act 1981: Monitoring and evaluation. Interim report No.3 - Court procedures1987 pdf 2.8Mb
Crimes (Sexual Assault) Amendment Act 1981: Monitoring and evaluation. Interim report No.1 - Characteristics of the complainant, defendant and the offence1985 pdf 1Mb
Crimes (Sexual Assault) Amendment Act 1981: Monitoring and evaluation. Interim report No.2 - Court outcome, Acquittals, convictions and sentence1985 pdf 2Mb
Sexual Assault Policy Evaluation: An interim report on the pattern of reporting between police and Sexual Assault Centres1985 pdf 401Kb
The impact of random breath testing in NSW1985 pdf 7.9Mb
The Operation of the Bail Act 19781983 pdf 6.3Mb
The Sydney Drink-Driver Rehabilitation Programme: An Evaluation of the Pilot Scheme 19761982 pdf 2.3Mb
The Sydney Drug Diversion Programme: the first two years1981 pdf 3.6Mb