Latest criminology News

Suicide threats are a weapon of family violence. How can police balance mental health needs with protecting victims?
Submissions for the 2024 Criminology Research Grants (CRG) are now open
Kids, courts, canines: can justice facility dogs like Winston help children and the broader court system?
March Crime Statistics
RSPCA Victoria Celebrates National Volunteer Week with over 1500 volunteers
Like being ‘slapped’ or ‘kicked’: judicial bullying is a problem in Australian courtrooms
Police Ministers Council Meeting
Concerning new statistics on the prevalence of requests for facilitated child sexual exploitation online
One in seven Australian adults report engaging in workplace technology-facilitated sexual harassment, new study finds
Tech-based sexual harassment at work is common, male-dominated and often intended to cause harm
Australia sees a rise in female intimate partner homicide in new research report
New homicide statistics show surge in intimate partner killings – and huge disparity in First Nations victims
Male baldness is often trivialised – our research shows it should be taken seriously
Some families push back against journalists who mine social media for photos – they have every right to
Queensland Police lure university graduates as police applications skyrocket
Queensland Police lure university graduates as police applications surge
Fetal personhood rulings could nullify a pregnant patient’s wishes for end-of-life care
Monash University academic joins prestigious World Economic Forum Young Global Leaders
Do parolees really ‘walk free’? Busting common myths about parole
Queensland Police Service welcomes 14 new watchhouse officers
University of Manchester recognised as Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Research
Older adults’ input needed in transition to residential care
New book sheds light on criminal behaviors and forensic frontier with DNA evidence
New bail laws will drive more cyclical crime; 500 justice professionals write to Premier Minns
Major Step For Victoria University & Western Chances
Nominations are now open for the 2024 Australian Crime and Violence Prevention Awards (ACVPA)
New research highlights urgent need for safer online dating services
Explainer: what are the protocols around the use of a firearm for NSW police?
La Trobe University officially opens new law clinic in Whittlesea
Desperate for Taylor Swift tickets? Here are cybersecurity tips to stay safe from scams
What Might Reduce Crime Does Not Reduce Fear of Crime
Barbie snubbed at Oscars, but not in academia
New research sheds light on Australian demand for child sexual abuse online
Appointment to the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission and Australian Institute of Criminology
AIC releases new annual report on deaths in custody
New partnership to support multicultural youth and students
Department of Justice Director General announces resignation
Monash University’s new Vice-Chancellor and President
New Criminology Research Grants awarded by the Australian Institute of Criminology
Sexual assault survivors deserve a gold standard reporting experience
Albanese Government to improve reporting on intimate partner homicide
Bestie that’s not a slay! Gen Z more likely than anyone else to fall victim to cybercrime
New recruits bring wealth of policing experience to Queensland
Porter hung in portrait prize
New study examines the support needs and barriers of victim-survivors of sexual exploitation in Australia
Research backs visual therapy to reduce harmful sexual fantasies
ACT Restorative Justice Scheme offers a safe pathway for victim-survivors: expert review
Safety and security for women in Victoria’s public spaces