Sexual Offending and Abuse: From prevention to prediction

Dr Kelley Burton1, Dr Nadine McKillop1, Dr Tess Patterson2, Ms Linda Hobbs2 1USC Law School, University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia, 2Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Otago, New Zealand In this presentation we disseminate findings on our investigation into gender disparities in...
  • September 24, 2018
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Dr Vicky Nagy1 1Deakin University, Burwood, Australia The conclusion of the Royal Commission into Institutional Child Sexual Abuse has provided Australia with recommendations to move forward in preventing child sexual abuse. Recommendation 6.1 outlines the need for the establishment and...
  • August 22, 2018
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Ben Wadham1 1Flinders University, Bedford Park, Australia The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Abuse has exposed the extent of child abuse in some Australian institutions. In 2011 (after a national sex scandal), the ADF commissioned legal firm DLA...
  • July 26, 2018
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Anita Mackay1, Jacob McCahon 1La Trobe University, Bundoora , Australia Inquisitorial processes such as Royal Commissions and parliamentary inquiries are increasingly being used in Victoria as a means of investigating a range of complex policy and legal problems. This paper...
  • July 26, 2018
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Serena Davidson1 1Bond University, Robina, Australia Stranger sexual assault is a difficult crime to solve, with a high cost to both victims and society (Abrahams et al., 2014). As policing has become more proactive, methods such as case linkage analysis...
  • July 12, 2018
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