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Before 9/11, Australia had no counter-terrorism laws, now we have 92 — but are we safer?

By Rebecca Ananian-Welsh* and Keiran Hardy This article first appeared on Australia is a long way… Read More

Friendlyjordies producer arrest: what is the NSW Police Fixated Persons Investigations Unit and when is it used?

By Keiran Hardy This spotlight was first published on The Conversation A producer for YouTube comedian Friendlyjordies was recently arrested for… Read More

Prevalence of psychiatric disorders for Indigenous Australians: a population-based birth cohort study

By James Ogilvie, Stacy Tzoumakis, Troy Allard, Carleen Thompson,… Read More

China’s forced invisibility of LGBTQ communities on social media

By Ausma Bernot This article first appeared in The Interpreter, published by the Lowy Institute. This week, Chinese multinational technology giant Tencent … Read More

Attitudes to Authority During COVID-19: Survey (Wave 2)

By Kristina Murphy, Harley Williamson, Molly McCarthy & Elise Sargeant This technical report presents the… Read More

How Loss Prevention can Future Proof the Retail Sector

By Michael Townsley and Benjamin Hutchins This brief is based on the following paper: Townsley, M., & Hutchins, B. (2020). How Loss Prevention… Read More

Policing Pandemics and Protest

The ANZSOC Policing Thematic Group aims to bring together policing scholars, practitioners and postgraduate students from Australia and New Zealand to advance the science of… Read More

Assaults on Public Officers: A Review of Research Evidence

By Christine Bond, Louise Porter, Margo van Felius and Tiahna Mulholland* This report, commissioned by the Queensland… Read More

Attitudes to Authority During COVID-19: Survey

July 2020 By Kristina Murphy, Harley Williamson, Elise Sargeant & Molly McCarthy To cite this report: Kristina Murphy, Harley Williamson, Elise… Read More

Coronavirus spike: why getting people to follow restrictions is harder the second time around

By Kristina Murphy, Harley Williamson, Jennifer Boddy and Patrick O’Leary This article was first published on With residents in… Read More