Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research

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The 2021 BOCSAR Winter Seminar Series

The New South Wales Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research (BOCSAR) is running a virtual event to showcase recent research and findings. This will be a free event. Registrations for each session will be available through Eventbrite.

There are three sessions. You can register for one or all the Sessions. Separate registration for each session will be required. This will be a Microsoft Teams Live event. The link to the event will be sent to registered attendees days prior to the event.

​Session One

Closing the gap on Aboriginal Over-Representation in the justice system 

Wednesday, 23 June 2021: 3:00pm - 4:30pm (AEDT).

  • What is behind the fall in the number of Aboriginal young people in custody? Presenter: Suzanne Poynton
  • The growth of Aboriginal adults in NSW prisons: drivers and opportunities. Presenter: Jackie Fitzgerald

Session Two

Justice system reforms: unexpected wins

Thursday, 15 July 2021: 3:00pm - 4:00pm (AEDT).

  • Dealing with drugs: improving efficiency in dispensing indictable drug matters. Presenter: Malindi Sayle

  • Use of Audio-Visual link and impact on bail outcomes. Presenter: Min-Taec Kim

Session Three

Reducing reoffending among prisoners

Thursday, 19 August 2021: 3:00pm – 4:00 pm (AEDT).

  • Parole supervision and reoffending Presenter: Joanna Wang
  • Can traineeships reduce recidivism? Presenter: Evarn J Ooi



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