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Tuesday 10 December 2019

1345 – 1445

UWA Campus Tour

Meet at the UWA Law School Courtyard @ 13:40

Nestled on the Swan River and conveniently located minutes from Perth’s central business district, The University of Western Australia is often described as one of the country’s most picturesque campuses.

The UWA Campus Tour is free for all ANZSOC and PECRC delegates to attend. 

17:00 – 19:00

Welcome Reception

UWA Law School Courtyard

The Welcome Reception is the first social function of the conference. Don’t miss this opportunity to catch up with colleagues and to meet other delegates, speakers and sponsors.

Sponsored by the University of Melbourne 

Wednesday 11 December 2019

08:00 – 08:30 Registration, Arrival Tea and Coffee, Exhibition
Riverview Room
Room Meeting rooms 1 – 3
Stream Plenary
Session Chairs Hilde Tubex & Jade Lindley
Conference Co-Chairs
08:30 – 08:45
Official conference opening
Welcome to Country
Welcome from ANZSOC President
Welcome from the 2019 ANZSOC Conference Chair
08:45 – 09:15 Opening Address
09:15 – 10:15 Keynote address
June Oscar AO
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice CommissionerOur women have spoken: the need for strengths-based approaches to violence prevention in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities
10:15 – 10:45 Award Presentations:

  • New Scholar Prize
    Presented by Emma Colvin, Charles Sturt University 
  • Award for Excellence in Teaching
    Presented by Jason Payne
  • Best Honours/Masters Thesis in Criminology
    Presented by Asher Flynn, Monash University
  • PhD Student Paper Prize
    Presented by Rebecca Wickes, ANZSOC Vice-President
10:45 – 11:15 Morning Tea and Exhibition 
Riverview Room
Room Meeting Room 1 Meeting Room 2 Meeting Room 3 Meeting Room 6 Meeting Room 7 Meeting Room 8 Meeting Room 9 Meeting Room 10 Meeting Room 11
Session Presentations Round Table Panel Round Table Presentations Presentations Panel Presentations Panel
Theme Perspectives on/assessment of Violence and Crime Indigenous Justice Minorities Groups, Crime and Justice Gun Control Victim Engagement Prisons and Parole Sentencing and Prisons Governing Crime Globally Developmental and Life-Course Criminology
Session Chair
11:15 – 11:35

A typology of intimate partner femicide using profile regression

Li Eriksson

‘I am here: I am the solution’. Women’s voices and the search for justice in Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand

Dorinda Cox, June Oscar, Tracey McIntosh, Raewyn Mutch, Robyn Williams

Border control and technologies of exclusion

Associate Professor Leanne Weber, Dr Claire Loughnan, Ms Rebecca Powell 

Violence, Massacre and Gun Control: Contextualising the New Zealander Experience

Professor Richard Harding, Professor Rick Sarre, Mr Chris Dawson APM Western Australia Police Force, Mr Mike Clement, New Zealand Police




Victim engagement in New Zealand: A co-design process between government, academia and the wider victim community

Sarah Tapper

Effectiveness of Post-Incarceration Supervision: A Multi-Level Analysis of Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Offender Outcomes on Parole

Jennifer Galouzis

A comparative analysis of prison violence in England, Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand

Kate Gooch, Katherine Doolin, James Treadwell, Georgina Barkham-Perry

Can the International Criminal Court Deter State Crime? An Australian Case Study

Natalie Hodgson

Developmental approaches to understanding behaviour over the life-course

Tara Renae McGee, Carleen Thompson, Ross Homel, Catia Malvaso

11:35 – 11:55

Exploring the victim-offender overlap at the intra-individual level: Reimagining justice for crimes of interpersonal violence

Gaelle Brotto, Robyn Lincoln

Victim engagement in New Zealand: Initiating a public conversation between government and the wider victim community

Kim Mcgregor

Public confidence in parole:  Views of parole board members from four countries

Robin Fitzgerald, Lorana Bartels

Governing Crime Globally for Sustainable Development: Pathologies and Possibilities

Jarrett Blaustein

11:55 – 12:15

Subjective assessments of risk — Jury verdicts as a litmus test for community perceptions of violence.

Helen Cockburn, Charlotte Hunn

Giving Victims the Right to Review Prosecutor Decisions in Australia

Mary Iliadis

Generations Through Prison Project: Final Results

Mark Halsey

Lurking in the Dark Web: Bitcoin and Criminal Entrepreneurs

Aaron Lane, Lisanne Adam

12:15 – 12:35

The aftermath of violent death – what happens to those bereaved by homicide?

Francesca Bell

My Lived Experience: How an upper middle class white boy goes to jail, why and how he ends up back there

Dean Lloyd

Truth, Justice and Decolonisation

Vanessa Barolsky

12:35 – 12:55
12:55 – 13:40 Lunch and Exhibition
Riverview Room
Meet the Editors – Meeting Room 1
Room Meeting Room 1 Meeting Room 2 Meeting Room 3 Meeting Room 6 Meeting Room 7 Meeting Room 8 Meeting Room 9 Meeting Room 10 Meeting Room 11
Session Presentations Round Table Presentations Presentations Presentations Presentations Presentations Presentations Panel
Theme Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Innovative Justice Crime Prevention Policing in Practice 1 Sex Offenders Capital Punishment Women in the Criminal Justice System Cybercrime Innovative Justice
Session Chair  
13:40 – 14:00

Strategies to reduce recidivism for young people and adults with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Sophie Harrington

A Research-Driven Framework for the Western Australian Start Mental Health Court

 Felicity Zempilas, Adam Brett, Mark Edmunds, Sarah Murray, Joe Clare




The Curious Case of North Battleford: Understanding perceptions of crime and safety in a violent rural community.

Tarah Hodgkinson

Sources of Training Stress and Coping Strategies: An Examination of Police Cadets

Doris Chu

WA’s Public Sex Offender Registry: It’s our right to know – oh but we don’t use it!

Natalie Gately

Exonerating Redwing: The Posthumous Investigation of a Circus Performer

Franklin Wilson

Innovative oversight & human rights in prison and the #FreeHer campaign

Debbie Kilroy

Big Data, Big Crimes and the Cybercrime Ecosystem: differentiating between upstream and downstream cybercrimes to focus policing resources

David Wall

Digital Criminology: Reimagining Space, Presence, Evidence and Policing

Carolyn McKay, Gregory Stratton, Murray Lee, Emmeline Taylor, Justin Ellis

14:00 – 14:20

Reframing the behaviour of detained young people with FASD and other neurodevelopmental impairments

Hayley Passmore

Licensed premises lighting: creating ambience or violence

Christopher Gregory

Police Wellbeing in the UK: Ensuring police officers are fit to deliver justice

Rebecca Phythian

Shifting constructions of sex offenders and the risks they pose: Implications for the development and implementation of laws and policies in NSW.

Kate Smithers 

Justification and Contestation of Capital Punishment in Singapore

Ariel Yap, Rayvinder Singh

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women in Australian prisons 

Hilde Tubex, Dorinda Cox

An analysis of new cybercrimes in the hyper-connected society: Focusing on the cases of South Korea

Chang-moo Lee

14:20 – 14:40

Responding to language variation: Collaboration between certified interpreters and clinicians in the WA Banksia Hill Detention Centre project and beyond

Natalie Kippin, Deanne Lightfoot, Annette Puruta Wayawu Kogolo

Trial of Three Investigative Interview Techniques with Adolescents with Autism Recalling a Narrative

Lydia Timms

Issues in Measuring Morality Beliefs for Predicting Attitudes Towards Sex Offenders

Shannon Muir

Living Under the Shadow of Death: The Experiences of Women Formerly on Death Row in the Philippines

Diana Therese Veloso

 Pregnant women and mothers in the justice system: developing a collaborative, cross-sectoral response to a complex policy and system problem in New South Wales

Jane Rosemary Walker, Kelly-Anne Stewart


Pathways out of Cybercrime: turning theories into practice to prevent cybercrime offenders from reoffending

David Wall

14:40 – 15:00

Voices from youth detention: Exploring the potential for recovery capital for youth with neurodevelopmental disability

Sharynne Hamilton

Differentiating between serial and non-serial rapists in Queensland

Serena Davidson

Punishing Women in the Community: Rethinking Community Sanctions

Julie Stubbs


Police and community attitudes to the policing of cybercrime in Australia

Cassandra Cross

15:00 – 15:20

Decolonising Justice For Indigenous Young People With Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders.

Harry Blagg, Robyn Williams, Tamara Tulich



The cryptomarket lifecycle and mortality risks

James Martin

15:20 – 15:50 Afternoon Tea and Exhibition
Riverview Room
Room Meeting Room 1 Meeting Room 2 Meeting Room 3 Meeting Room 6 Meeting Room 7 Meeting Room 8 Meeting Room 9 Meeting Room 10 Meeting Room 11
Session Round Table Presentations Presentations Presentations Presentations Presentations Roundtable Presentations Panel
Theme Victims and Crime Indigenous Justice Crime Prevention and Policing Policing in Practice 2 Victims and Crime Crime, Culture and Ethics Teaching Criminology  Online Victimisation Re-imaging Justice for Youth
Session Chair
15:50 – 16:10

Commissioners for Victims of Crime – Do we need them?

Kati Kraszlan, Heidi Yates, Bronwyn Killmier





Media constructions of Indigenous women in sexual assault cases: Reflections from Australia and Canada

Kyllie Cripps

Limited Understanding of Community Policing as a Hindrance to Effective Community Policing Forums in Crime Combating in Durban, South Africa

Siyanda Dlamini

Suspicion, stereotypes and proactive policing in historical perspective: the identification of repeat offenders by policing agents in London, 1780-1850

Eleanor Bland

What Happens at Conference, Stays At Conference: Exploring the Issues of Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault and Correlates at Conferences

Veronyka James

Failure to Prevent and Attributions of Organisational Liability

Penny Crofts


Teaching Crime and Justice Policy in Australia

Kate Burns, Rolando Ochoa, Hilde Tubex, Jarrett Blaustein, Carmel Brown

Taking down the ‘chans: Online child sexual abuse material and pseudo-legality in the technology industry

Michael Salter

#YoungVoicesCount: Re-imagining Justice for Youth in Australia

Faith Gordon, Shelley Turner, Raewyn Mutch, Hayley Passmore, Harry Blagg

16:10 – 16:30

Pathway from Child Protection to Juvenile Justice

Jocelyn Jones

Applying problem-oriented policing to elder abuse

Emily Moir

Psychiatrists in blue? A study of police officers’ perceptions of their role with persons with mental illness

Jerneja Sveticic

Victim/survivors of Crime in the Workplace: Interactions between workplace injuries and criminal injuries compensation and financial assistance

Robert Guthrie

Confronting Corporate Crime by Targeting Corporate Culture

Rick Sarre, Liz Campbell

Understanding repeat victimisation of advanced fee fraud: An analysis of email communications.

Yu Zhao

16:30 – 16:50

Western Australia v Jody Gore: Aboriginal women, violence and the justice system

Hannah McGlade, Stella Terrant, Carol Bahemia, Annabel Hennessy

Post-hoc evaluation of a police-led pilot cocooning intervention: a promising start with room for improvement

Joe Clare

A Gendered Analysis of Satisfaction with the Police and Victimization Reporting

Veronyka James

Consent as submission: are we coming at this all wrong?

Nadia David

Online fraud victimisation in Australia: Risks and protective factors

Russell Smith

16:50 – 17:10

Local Government, WA Police Force, and the Community – The CCTV Partnership Program

Mathew Owens

Is Timing Everything?: An Examination of Victim Responses to Stalking in Australia

Matthew Raj 

Does mediation have a role in resolving conflict related to cultural property: the interface between public institutions, industry groups and the community

Helen Shurven

Romance scams, a different crime of passion

Natalie Gately

17:10 – 17:30
18:00 – 19:30

Cocktail Function |  Bob’s Bar, Print Hall 

We invite delegates and guests to join us for an informal stand-up style cocktail function at Bobs Bar, Perth from 6:00pm.

This is an optional event with tickets needing to be purchased in advance. You can book your spot for the cocktail function when registering for the conference online (click here to register).

Note this function is separate to the main conference dinner which will take place in Gazette, Print Hall from 7:00pm. Tickets to each function need to be purchased separately and you may choose to attend one or both functions.

19:00 – 22:00

Conference Dinner | Gazette, Print Hall

We invite delegates and guests to join us at Gazette, Print Hall for the conference dinner from 7:00pm.


  • Presentation of the Christine M Alder Book Award. Presented by Tara McGee, ANZSOC President
  • Presentation of the Distinguished Criminologist Award. Presented by Tara McGee, ANZSOC President

This is an optional event with tickets needing to be purchased in advance. You can book your spot for the conference dinner when registering for the conference online (click here to register).

Note this function is separate to the cocktail function, taking pace in Bob’s Bar from 6:00pm. Tickets to each function need to be purchased separately and you may choose to attend one or both functions.

Thursday 12 December 2019

08:00 – 08:30 Registration, Arrival Tea and Coffee, Exhibition
Riverview Room 
Room Meeting Room 1-3
Stream Plenary
Session Chair Hilde Tubex
Conference Co-Chair
08:30 – 08:45

Day two opening

Award Presentations:

  • Adam Sutton Crime Prevention Award
    Presented by Jeremy Prichard
  • Indigenous Justice Award
    Presented by Tara McGee, ANZSOC President
  • Undergraduate Student Paper Prize
    Presented by Mary Illiadis, Editor PacifiCrim
08:45 – 09:45 Keynote Address
Professor Tracey McIntosh
Co-head of Te Wānanga o Waipapa the University of Auckland
Indigenous Imaginaries: Redress and Response
09:45 – 10:45 Keynote Address
Professor Sonja Snacken
Professor of Criminology, Penology and Sociology of Law, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Belgium)
10:45 – 11:15 Morning Tea and Exhibition
Riverview Room
Room Meeting Room 1 Meeting Room 2 Meeting Room 3 Meeting Room 6 Meeting Room 7 Meeting Room 8 Meeting Room 9 Meeting Room 10 Meeting Room 11
 Session Presentations Presentations Panel Presentations Presentations Presentations Presentations Presentations Round Table
Theme Democracy and Policing Terrorism and Right-Wing Extremism Crime Prevention Police Misconduct and Corruption Domestic and Family Violence Rehabilitation and Reintergration Young Offenders Human Trafficking Innovative Justice
Session Chair
11:15 – 11:35

Strengthening policing in the Pacific: Community and police perceptions on the role of police in addressing gender-based violence

Loene Howes

How to “Win Hearts and Minds”?: A Historical Criminological Approach to Policing Disorder, Terrorism, and Insurgency During Occupation

Thomas Kehoe

The Youth Partnership Project:  Implementing A Cross-Sector Rethink of Youth Justice Early Intervention

Karina Chicote, Ben Whitehouse, Keneasha Lindsay, Michelle Byrnes

Predicting Police Misconduct: A machine learning analysis of Australian police deviance

Timothy Cubitt

Continuums of criminalisation: care-experienced children and the criminal justice system

Emma Colvin

Perspectives of service providers on program churn and its impacts on persons exiting prison

Ebba Herrlander Birgerson

Trial of Three Investigative Interview Techniques with Adolescents with Autism Recalling a Narrative

Lydia Timms

States of Play: Sex work and sex workers under Cambodia’s Human Trafficking Law

Larissa Sandy

Interactions between academic researchers and government officials in New Zealand – Potential and challenges

Nessa Lynch, Tracey McIntosh, Kim McGregor, New Zealand Police 
11:35 – 11:55

Who do you call? Imagining a world without (the need for) police

Nicole Asquith

The Protective Buffering Effects of Psychological Resilience in Terrorist Offenders.

Helen Taylor

The Depressing Truth about Historical Sexual Abuse and Miscarriages of Justice

Naomi-ellen Speechley

He dug graves under the house saying that he was going to kill me”: Family and domestic violence, and women’s pathways into prison

Mandy Wilson, Jocelyn Jones

Straight Talking – a Peer Mentoring Trial: preliminary findings

Claire Seppings

Evidence-based prevention strategies derived from the narratives of young sex offenders

Laetitia Coetzee

11:55 – 12:15

In every artery of society? The frontline professional on presumptive screening of cases of violent extremism among youth.

Annemarie Van De Weert

Temporal distance and procedural justice in police misconduct

Timothy Cubitt

Banning “The Box” in Australia’s Employment Applications: Lessons from the American State of Hawaii

Daniel Clay

The Banksia Hill Detention Centre Project: Translation of justice research into action

Natalie Kippin

12:15 – 12:35

Narrative analysis based Public Policy strategies to promote Ex-offender re-integration in Western Australia.

Pasan Ganegama

12:35 – 12:55

Leaving Prison: Why the expertise of people with lived experience of incarceration, and the expertise of community sector workers, should be front and centre of conversations 

Mindy Sotiri, Sophie Russell

12:55 -14:15 Lunch and Exhibition
Riverview Room

ANZSOC Annual General Meeting 

Meeting Room 1

Room Meeting Room 1 Meeting Room 2 Meeting Room 3 Meeting Room 6 Meeting Room 7 Meeting Room 8 Meeting Room 9 Meeting Room 10 Meeting Room 11
Session Round Table Presentations Round Table Presentations Presentations Presentations Presentations Presentations Round Table
Theme Cultural Criminology Race/Migration, Crime and Justice Minorities Groups, Crime and Justice Evidence-based Policing Rape and Victimisation Sentencing Young Offenders Modern Slavery Corporate and White Collar Crime
Session Chair
14:15 – 14:35

True TRUE CRIME crime: an interdisciplinary, performative presentation examining the ethics of true crime

Carolyn McKay, Brian Joyce, Murray Lee, Alyce McGovern, Mark Halsey, Dr Xanthe Mallett

Theorizing journalistic practice during a law and order election

Jarrett Blaustein

The practice of Ubuntu in reintegrating and empowering African Australians in and out of the justice system

Diana Johns, Gerald Onsando, Selba Luka, Mamadou Diamanka

Implementing a Crime Harm Index in Western Australia

Paul House 

Public perceptions of rape victimisation: When sexual orientation matters.

James Mccue

Sentencing Advisory Councils: Bridging The Gap Between Academia, Government And The Community

Arie Freiberg

What’s behind decreasing juvenile delinquency and increasing elderly crime in Japan?

Koichi Hamai

Assessing government progress to eradicating modern slavery

Stella Freitag

The Evidence of Harms and the Harms of Evidence: Critical reflections on corporate harm
Fiona Haines, Kate Henne, Mark Hamilton, Liz Campbell, Kendra Trevaille
14:35 – 14:55

Perceptions of disorder and contested boundaries in immigrant and non-immigrant neighbourhoods

Rebecca Wickes

Expanding police drug diversion programs for use/possession offences in Australia: A collaborative approach

Caitlin Hughes

Justice Journeys: tracing the lived experience of victim-survivors of rape as they navigate the criminal justice system

Michele Burman

Reimagining Sentencing: The Queensland Sentencing Advisory Council – Thinking differently

Warren Strange

Measuring The Impact Of Implementing An Effective Practice Skills Training Model In Youth Detention

Phillipa Evans

Measuring global modern slavery through nationally representative household surveys

Elise Gordon

14:55 – 15:15

Sentencing for the Protection of the Safety of the Community

Ben Livings

The Black Rhinos Basketball Program: An Innovative Approach for Reintegrating Young African Australians Using the Concept of Ubuntu and Positive Change Model

Selba Luka, Gerald Onsando

15:15 – 15:35

Sentencing disparities for female and male sexual offending in Queensland: Do they exist, and what is the impact?

Larissa Christensen

15:35 – 16:05 Afternoon Tea and Exhibition
Riverview Room
Room Meeting Room 1 Meeting Room 2 Meeting Room 3 Meeting Room 6 Meeting Room 7 Meeting Room 8 Meeting Room 9 Meeting Room 10 Meeting Room 11
Session Presentations Panel Presentations Presentations Presentations Presentations Presentations Presentations Presentations
Theme Vulnerable Populations and the Criminal Justice System Crime Prevention Crime Prevention and Prisons Illicit Drugs Domestic and Family violence Mental Health Historical Criminology Criminal Justice Reform Technology and Policing
Session Chair
16:05 – 16:25

Improving disability inclusion: creating accessibility for people with communication difficulties with Victoria Police frontline services

Denise West, Olivia Petty

Predicting Recidivism: Key Findings from the National Sex Offenders project

Caroline Spiranovic, Alfred Allan, Hilde Tubex, Frank Morgan

Crime Prevention: more than graffiti removal and lighting dark corners. 

Peter Norden

What can a realist analysis offer to understanding the rural ‘meth epidemic’ in Australia?

Natalie Thomas

SAF-T as a global initiative to shelter families and companion animals together in DV

NURIA VIÑAS, Miguel Angel Soria, Alba Company, Ariadna Trespaderne, Jose Miguel de Pablo

Prisoner access to secure mental health treatment

Rowena Davis

Justice, Bureaucracy and the Community: Accessing graves and information to locate the Disappeared

Natalia Maystorovich Chulio

Forging research collaboration between academia and correctional practice in New South Wales through an evaluation of the EQUIPS treatment program for offenders.

Marlee Bower, Mark Howard

Biometrics in Policing: mapping the Australian landscape

Liz Campbell

16:25 – 16:45

Social Enterprise and Criminal Justice: Developing a program of support that enhances the reintegration of people with disability

Anna Eriksson

The perils and pitfalls of investigating the experiences of former detainees of the Alexander Maconochie Centre (the AMC)

Caroline Doyle

Towards Truth Regarding Duterte’s ‘War on Drugs’ and Extra-Judicial Killings in the Philippines

Garry Coventry

The differences between police and hospital morbidity data in the demographic profile of mothers who are victims of family and domestic violence.

Carol Orr, Melissa O’Donnell

Health after release from prison: investigating health needs for a successful transition back into the community

Craig Cumming

Detention without trial: Experiences under the Internal Security Act in Singapore

Ariel Yap

Young people and their families talk about communication assistance in the New Zealand youth justice system

Kelly Howard

Facial Recognition Technology in New Zealand –  legal and ethical parameters

Nessa Lynch 

16:45 – 17:05

Inclusive, contextual, human rights based: designing a resource to improve justice and support outcomes for people with disability in the criminal justice system of Victoria

Kate Goodwin, Stan Winford, Michael Harambous

De-institutionalising prison design: insights from user-experience designers and architects about creating restorative spaces in prison.

Abigail Wild

Heroin:  Illicit drug or weapon of social destruction?

Terry Flanders 

Family, inmate and staff relationships: What matters most for prisoners’ psychological health?

Julie Barkworth

The State as a Verb: Conflict as Political Production in the North of Ireland, 1968-1998 (An Stát mar Bhriathar: Coimhlint mar Táirgeadh Polaitiúil i dTuaisceart na hÉireann, 1968-1998)

Keagan Day

The Introduction of Bilateral Electronic Monitoring for High Risk Family Violence Perpetrators in Tasmania

Ebba Herrlander Birgerson

17:05 – 17:25

Who Forecasted It Better? The Battle Between Human Cops and Machine Learning to Predict Future Offending

Geoffrey Barnes 

Room Meeting Room 1-3
Stream Plenary
Session Chair

The 2019 International Journal of Restorative Justice (IJRJ) Annual Lecture – The Indecent Demands of Accountability for Young People in Restorative Justice

Dr. William R. Wood
School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Griffith University (Australia)

Friday 13 December 2019

08:00 – 08:30 Registration, Arrival Tea and Coffee, Exhibition
Riverview Room
Room Meeting room 1 – 3
Stream Plenary
Session Chair Jade Lindley
Conference Co-Chair
08:30 – 08:45

Day three opening

Award Presentations:

  • Allan Austin Bartholomew Award
    Presented by Tara McGee, ANZSOC President and Andrew Goldsmith ANZJournal Editor
  • Allan van Zyl Memorial Prize
    Presented by Tara McGee, ANZSOC President
08:45 – 09:45 Keynote Address
Professor John Braithwaite
Distinguished Professor and Founder of RegNet (the Regulatory Institutions Network), Australian National University
Criminology in a World of Increasingly Entangled Economic, Ecological and Security Crises
09:45 – 10:45 Keynote Address
Rob Hulls
Director, Centre for Innovative Justice
10:45 – 11:15 Morning Tea and Exhibition
Riverview Room
Room Meeting Room 1  Meeting Room2  Meeting Room 3  Meeting Room 6  Meeting Room 7  Meeting Room 8  Meeting Room 9  Meeting Room 10  Meeting Room 11
Session Presentations Presentations Presentations Presentations Presentations Presentations Presentations Presentations Panel
Theme Social Media Restorative Justice Crime Prevention in Time and Space Child Abuse Criminology and Theory Sentencing Reintegration and Rehabilitation 2 Prisons, Violence, and Security Policing and Justice
Session Chair
11:15 – 11:35

Social Media as a tool for addressing the ‘Societal Shrug’ existing in relation to Paramilitary-Style Attacks on Young People in Northern Ireland.

Faith Gordon, Paul Reilly

Can restorative justice reduce incarceration rates?: Stories from China

Yan Zhang

Giving thieves the time of day: a temporal analysis of shoplifters in NSW

Adam Marsden

Vulnerable witnesses: Royal Commission innovations and recommendations instigating criminal procedure reforms

Anita Mackay

The end of penal populism; the rise of populist politics

John Pratt

Intelligence-Led Risk Management: Safer Courts and Safer People through a more evidence based approach to risk management.

Benjamin Stark

Challenges of Reentry for Aboriginal Prisoners

Mark Halsey

Strip searching practices in Western Australian prisons

Christine Wyatt

Responding to Right Wing Exremism: anti-terrorism laws and countering violent extremism (CVE) programs

Daniel Baldino, Keiran Hardy, Tamara Tulich, Kosta Lucas

11:35 – 11:55

Pushing for Gun Control on Social Media: the relationship between social movements, social media and legal change. Lessons from the students from Parkland, Florida, USA.

Alexandre Fleck

From restorative justice to restorative practices: the experiences and journey of Newcastle as a restorative city.

John Anderson

Spatial nonstationarity and property crime in Vancouver, Canada

Martin Andersen

A content analysis of pre-internet child sexual abuse material

Michael Salter

Criminology and the New Harmscapes: Rethinking What We Do

Clifford Shearing

The epistemic and moral challenges of doli incapax

Cassandra Thoars

Rehabilitation as a third priority in a twenty first century prison: Results from three prisons in Ghana

Frank Darkwa Baffour

Exploring the relationship between prisoner characteristics, prison characteristics and the prevelance and incidence of male prison offending in Western Australia

Catharine Phillips

11:55 – 12:15

The nature and impacts of technology-facilitated sexual violence in online dating

Elena Cama

Restorative Justice and the Problem of Trauma in Youth Offenders

William Wood

The Potential of Restorative Justice Conferencing to Deal with Environmental Crimes

Mark Hamilton, Hadeel Al-Alosi

Epistemic justice beyond the child abuse Royal Commission: Implications for criminal justice and victims’ services

Rebecca Moran

False Guilty Pleas and Miscarriages of Justice: A Review of Australian Criminal Appeals Against Guilty Plea Convictions

Lisa Parker

Rehabilitation as a source of hope and a means of censoriousness for prisoners

Anton Symkovych

Reducing the violence of imprisonment – rehabilitation or prehabilitation?

Diana Johns

12:15 – 12:35

Morals, mobiles, and mandatory alerts: A study of Amber Alerts and Canada’s emergency alert system

Monique Lynn

The “Sifting” of Restorative Justice in International Policies

Brunilda Pali

Longitudinal and Cumulative Adverse Childhood Experiences in a sample of Australian juveniles convicted of sexual offenses

Danielle Harris

Does the quest for greater religious freedom have criminological consequences?

Rick Sarre

What is the future of research in the study of wrongful convictions?

Rachel Dioso-Villa

Developing effective throughcare strategies for Indigenous offenders: challenges in working at the intersection between academia, government and the community

Hilde Tubex

Criminology in Wales: Explaining Western Europe’s Highest Imprisonment Rate

Robert Jones

12:35 – 12:55

The role of the media in cold cases

Dr Xanthé Mallett, Dr Justin Ellis

Restorative practices in the case of sexual violence: exploring the progress and main challenges internationally

Estelle Zinsstag

Multi-disciplinary training for specialist courts – breaking down silos and building capacity

Elanor Peattie


12:55 – 13:55 Lunch 
Riverview Room


Room Meeting Room 1 Meeting Room 2 Meeting Room 3 Meeting Room 6 Meeting Room 7 Meeting Room 8 Meeting Room 9 Meeting Room 10 Meeting Room 11
Session Presentations Presentations Round Table Round Table Presentations Round Table Round Table Presentations
Theme Green Criminology Design, Crime and Justice Sentencing and Prisons Sentencing and Prisons Young People, Youth Gangs and Youth Justice: International Perspectives Innovative Justice Indigenous Justice Animals, Policing, and Crime 
Session Chair
13:55 – 14:15

Combating illegal fishing through sustainable seafood certification

Jade Lindley


Unjust spaces: how the design of criminal courtrooms undermines fundamental principles of justice

David Tait

The Potential of Sport and Physical Activity in Prisons to Promote Health, Wellbeing and Desistance: An Academic and Practitioner Interactive Session.

Rosie Meek, Chad Brunner, Glen Turner, Sean Goode, David Gallant, Dale Bligh

Preventing abuses in prisons?  Current and future prison monitoring and the Optional Protocol to the Convention Against Torture (OPCAT)

Bronwyn Naylor, Anita Mackay, Wayne Lines, Steven Caruana, Richard Harding


Hard-Hard-Solid! Life histories of Sāmoans in Bloods Youth Gangs in New Zealand: Key findings and recommendations

Moses Faleolo






Criminological craftivism: Using craft to communicate our research

Alyce McGovern

Smart Justice, Healthy Families, Safe Communities; Challenging the status quo to reduce Indigenous Incarceration and improve justice outcomes in WA

Sophie Stewart, Daniel Morrison, Glenda Kickett, Sarah Murray, Margaret Glass, James Back

Animal Cruelty as a Gateway Crime Project for Law Enforcement

Nuria Querol

14:15 – 14:35

Gaining a toehold, losing your balance and regaining control: Investigating community strategies for countering corporate power.

Fiona Haines

Playing for change:   Community justice innovation through design thinking prototypes

Scott Beattie

Positive Benefits of the Knowledge Exchange Model for Youth Justice: Case Study Examples from Australia, the UK and Ireland.

Faith Gordon

First two years of NIBRS Data of animal cruelty crimes

Nuria Querol

14:35 – 14:55

The nature of well-being: mobilising the benefits of connecting young people to nature.

Abigail Wild, Gary Veale

Towards a Pacific criminological theory: Life histories of Sāmoan people’s involvement in gangs in Oceania

Moses Faleolo

14:55 – 15:15
15:15 – 15:35
From 15:35 Ice Cream Social
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