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‘Cabin fever’: Australia must prepare for the social and psychological impacts of a coronavirus lockdown

By Jennifer Boddy, Amy Young and Patrick O’Leary This spotlight was first published on As the COVID-19 outbreak intensifies, we’re… Read More

Trauma of young people in youth detention centres

By Tony Jamieson* Young people in youth detention centres In Queensland there are over 250 beds between the existing two youth detention centres in Brisbane… Read More

Specialization among Female Partner Violence Offenders and the Role of Self-Defense

By Heather Wolbers This brief is based on the following paper: Wolbers, H., & Ackerman, J. (2020). Read More

More data transparency is needed about the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in out-of-home care

By Clare Tilbury* and Natalie Lewis** In recent years, Australian state and territory governments… Read More

Family Law Court orders for supervised contact in custodial disputes – unanswered questions

By Emily Schindeler This brief is based on the following paper: Schindeler E (2019). Read More

When does someone radicalise and deradicalise?

By Keiran Hardy Researchers in terrorism studies frequently ask questions about radicalisation – what… Read More

Young drivers, deterrence theory and punishment avoidance: A qualitative exploration

By Lyndel Bates and Levi Anderson This brief is based on the following paper: Bates, L. & Anderson, L. (online first)… Read More

Media reports of terrorism can create public fear

By Harley Williamson, Suzanna Fay* and Toby Miles-Johnson** This article was first published on… Read More