Young People Crime and Justice

Miss Margarita Dimaksyan1 1Federation University, , Australia In Australia there have been dozens of arrests and charges laid against people who have committed terrorism offences, including individuals already sentenced and others awaiting trials. Increasingly exploited by terrorist organisations is a...
  • September 27, 2018
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Tara McGee1,Kate Freiberg1, Ross Homel1, Sara Branch1, Jacqueline Homel1  1Griffith University, Mt Gravatt, Brisbane, Australia The quality of the lives of children living in disadvantaged areas, as reported by children themselves, is seldom measured.  Rumble’s Quest is a fun game...
  • September 26, 2018
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Kirsten Besemer1, Jacqui Homel1, Susan Dennison1, Joyce Arditti2 1Griffith University, Mt Gravatt, Brisbane, Australia,2Virginia Tech University, Blacksburg, USA Research in the US found that the imprisonment of a parent increased children’s risk of heavy alcohol use in adolescence. However, there...
  • September 26, 2018
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Tara McGee1, Jake Najman3, William Bor3 1Griffith University, Mt Gravatt, Brisbane, Australia, 3The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia This study aims to assess antisocial behaviour transmitted across 3 generations, to document the predictors of this intergenerational transmission and to describe...
  • September 26, 2018
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Ross Homel1, Kate Freiberg1, Jacqueline Homel1, Sara Branch1, Daniela Vasco1, Samantha Low-Choy1 1Griffith University, Mt Gravatt, Brisbane, Australia, The long-term effects on children of routine family support in disadvantaged communities are not known. Pathways to Prevention (2002-2011) was a comprehensive...
  • September 26, 2018
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Dr Jason L. Payne1 1Australian National University, Canberra, Australia In a recent study of the NSW crime decline and the criminal trajectories of two NSW birth cohorts (1984 and 1994), it was shown that the population prevalence of criminal justice...
  • September 26, 2018
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Prof. Harry Blagg1, Dr Tamara Tulich2 1University of Western Australia , Crawley, Australia, 2University of Western Australia, Crawley, Australia This paper reports on a study undertaken in three Indigenous communities in the west Kimberley region of Western Australia (WA) intended...
  • September 26, 2018
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Miss Arianne Schlumpp1 1Australian Institute Of Health And Welfare (AIHW), Bruce, Canberra, Australia This presentation discusses findings from a new Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) linkage report, Overlap between youth justice supervision and alcohol and other drug treatment...
  • September 26, 2018
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Mr Man Ho, Wilson Chan1, Ms Siu Chui, Bob Lee1, Ms Tsz Ching Pang1, Mr  Siu Kei  Leung1, Ms Suk Fun Lai1, Professor  Fu Keung , Daniel  Wong2 1The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups, Youth Crime Prevention Centre, ,...
  • September 26, 2018
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Ms Soula Kontomichalos1, Ms Renee O’Donell1 1Deakin University, Park Orchards, Australia, Young people in residential Out of Home Care (OoHC) are at risk of poorer outcomes as compared to young people who have not been in care. A key reason...
  • September 26, 2018
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