Author Winifred Agnew-Pauley and Jessie Holmes
Published August 2015
Report Type Bureau Brief No. 108
Subject Children, juveniles and young people; Recidivism / Re-offending
Keywords Re-offending, recidivism, NSW, juveniles, adults

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To provide an overview of adult and juvenile re-offending over the last 10 years in New South Wales (NSW).


Descriptive analysis of data from the NSW Re-offending Database (ROD).


Most offenders convicted in the NSW criminal courts were reconvicted of a further offence within 10 years of their initial offence, and this was especially so for juveniles and Indigenous offenders. Those reconvicted tended to be reconvicted for a variety of offences.

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