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2016-17

Agency Program Title Recipient Purpose Administering Institution State Value Grant Term (months) Approval date
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants Professor Rosemary Sheehan, Professor Chris Trotter, Magistrate Jennifer Bowles ‘Cross-over Kids’: effective responses to children and young people in the youth justice and statutory child protection systems Monash University VIC $104,000 24 9/09/2016
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants Professor Tony Butler, Professor David Greenberg, A/Professor Handan Wand, Dr Stephen Anthony, Dr Azar Kariminia, Dr Armita Adily, A/Professor Peter Schofield, Dr Stephen Allnutt, Professor Louisa Jorm ‘Filling in the gaps’ - using a Big Data approach and Text Mining to enrich COPS data to inform prevention strategies in domestic and family violence University of New South Wales NSW $87,766.88 12 9/09/2016

2015-16

Agency Program Title Recipient Purpose Administering Institution State Value Grant Term (months) Approval date
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants A/Prof Bebe Loff, A/Prof Bronwyn Naylor, Ms Carolyn Worth, Prof Rory Wolfe Community-Based, Victim-Centred Restorative Justice for Sexual Violence - A Pilot Monash University VIC $50,000 12 2/11/2015
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants A/ Prof Andon Paul, Prof Clinton Free Looking through the fraud triangle: Insights from fraud perpetrators University of New South Wales NSW $45,419 24 5/02/2016
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants A/Prof Bob Boughton, Adjunct Prof Jack Beetson, Dr Bridget Harris, Dr Ray Nickson, Dr Jenny Wise Reducing crime and incarceration rates in Aboriginal communities: What impact does the ‘Yes I Can’ Adult literacy program have on crime and incarceration rates in NSW Aboriginal communities? University of New England NSW $50,640.38 15 18/02/2016
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants Dr Nicola Henry, Dr Asher Flynn, Dr Anastasia Powell Responding to Revenge Pornography: The Scope, Nature and Impact of Australian Criminal Laws La Trobe University VIC $50,117.87 18 18/02/2016
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants Dr Delanie Woodlock, Dr Bridget Harris, Professor Harry Blagg Spaceless Violence and Advocacy: Technology-facilitated Abuse, Stalking and Service Provision in Australia Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria (DVRCV) VIC $58,853.14 12 7/04/2016
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants Dr Hilde Tubex, Dr John Rynne, Professor Harry Blagg Building an effective community-based throughcare approach for Aboriginal offenders in Australia University of Western Australia WA $55,176.00 12 20/05/2016
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants Dr Hennessey Hayes Professor Pamela Snow Professor Martin Powell Oral language competence and restorative justice conference processes Griffith University Qld $31,255.00 11 10/06/2016
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants Dr Cassandra Cross Dr David Lacey Addressing the needs of identity theft victims: A multidimensional view Queensland University of Technology Qld $65,100.00 22 10/06/2016

2014-15

Agency Program Title Recipient Purpose Administering Institution State Value Grant Term (months) Approval date
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants Dr Alessandra Raudino, Prof Vaughan Carr, A/Prof Kimberlie Dean, Dr Kristin Laurens,A/Prof Melissa Green The intergenerational transmission of criminal offending behaviours University of New South Wales NSW $65,534.70 24 27/01/2015
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants Dr Kathryn L Modecki, Professor Bonnie L. Barber, Professor Wayne Osgood Understanding delinquency during the teenage years: Developmental pathways of antisocial decision making among disadvantaged youth Griffith University Qld $31,553.05 16 24/02/2015
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants Professor Harry Blagg, Dr Tamara Tulich Developing Diversionary Pathways for Indigenous Youth with Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD): A Three Community Study in Western Australia The University of Western Australia WA $47,883 17 27/02/2015
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants Professor James R. P. Ogloff; Dr. Stephane M. Shepherd; Professor Yin Paradies; Associate Professor Jeffrey Pfeifer Aboriginal prisoners with cognitive impairment – Is this the highest risk group? Swinburne University of Technology VIC $58,467 12 11/03/2015
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants Dr Julia Quilter, Dr Kate Seear, Prof Luke McNamara, Prof Robin Room Knowledges of ‘Intoxication’ and Australian Criminal Law: Implications for addressing Alcohol and Other Drug-Related Harms and Risks University of Wollongong NSW $69,912 11 12/03/2015
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants Dr William Wood, Dr Christine Bond, Dr Samantha Jefferies Violating Parole?: Exploring trends in returning to custody in Australia Griffith University QLD $17,936.90 15 26/03/2015
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants Professor Sheryl Hemphill, Dr Jess Heerde, Professor John Toumbourou, Professor Todd Herrenkohl, Ms Ha Le, & Professor Richard Catalano Prevent crime and save money: Application of return-on-investment models in the Australian context Australian Catholic University VIC $100,000 9 13/04/2015
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants Prof Thea Brown, Dr Danielle Tyson, Dr Adam Tomison, Ms Tracy Cussen, Ms Willow Bryant Filicide in Australia, 2000-2012: A National Report Monash University VIC $97,810 15 13/05/2015
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants Dr Jason Payne, Dr Rick Brown, Prof. Rod Broadhurst Exploring the causes and consequences of the Australian crime decline: a comparative analysis of the criminal trajectories of two NSW birth cohorts The Australian National University ACT $40,134 7 22/06/2015
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants Dr Emmeline Taylor, Dr Murray Lee, Matthew Willis, Alexandra Gannoniq Surveillance technologies and crime control; understanding offenders’ perspectives on police body-worn video (BWV) cameras and CCTV The Australian National University ACT $40,206 19 25/06/2015

2013-14

Agency Program Title Recipient Purpose Recipient Funding Location Value

Grant Term
(months)

Approval date
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants Prof Donna Chung, A/Prof Colleen Fisher, Dr Carole Zufferey Preventing and Improving responses to sexual violence for women from African communities The University of Western Australia WA $76,500 12 16/10/2013
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants Mr Edward Shane Boris Pointing Realist synthesis of CCTV research to address alcohol-related assault in the night-time economy James Cook University Qld $16,431 6 6/01/2014
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants Dr Adrian Cherney, Dr Robin Fitzgerald, A/Prof Michele Haynes Classifying incarcerated violent offenders and their risk of re-offending The University of Queensland Qld $31,752 11 29/01/2014
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants Dr Angela Higginson, Prof Lorraine Mazerolle Investigating serious violent crime: What works, what doesn’t and for what crime types? The University of Queensland Qld $49,626 12 12/02/2014
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants Prof Anna Stewart, Dr Carleen Thompson, Dr Troy Allard, Ms April Chrzanowski Who are the perpetrators of child maltreatment? Griffith University Qld $43,982 12 19/02/2014
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants Dr Asher Flynn, E/Prof Arie Freiberg Negotiating guilty pleas: An empirical analysis Monash University Vic $69,794 17 19/02/2014
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants Prof James Ogloff, Dr Stefan Luebbers, Mr Stephane Shepherd The relationship between mental illness and offending among Australian young offenders Swinburne University of Technology Vic $61,178 12 20/02/2014
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants Dr Kate Van Dooren, Dr Fernanda Claudio, Mr Jesse Young, Professor Nick Lennox Improving transitional experiences for ex-prisoners with intellectual disability The University of Queensland Qld $31,003 12 27/03/2014
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants Dr Nadine McKillop, Professor Stephen Smallbone, Ms Susan Rayment-McHugh A comparison of individual, situational and ecological factors associated with adolescence-onset and adult-onset sexual offences against children Griffith University Qld $48,718 18 27/03/2014
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants Dr Cassandra Cross, Dr Kelly Richards, Dr Russell G Smith Improving responses to online fraud victims: an examination of reporting and support Queensland University of Technology Qld $57,619 16 9/04/2014
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants Mr Jason Ferris, Dr Madonna Devaney, Professor Lorraine Mazerolle Law enforcement role in controlling misuse of pharmaceuticals: Assessing the impact of ProjectSTOP on Crime The University of Queensland Qld $49,952 4 1/06/2014
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants Dr Inez Dussuyer, Dr Kumi Heenetigal, Professor Anona Armstrong, Dr Russell G Smith Preventing Victimisation of Whistle-blowers Victoria University Vic $45,000 12 30/06/2014

2012-13

Agency Program Title Recipient Purpose Recipient Funding Location Value Grant Term Approval date
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants Dr Angela DWYER, Dr Matthew BALL, Dr Christine BOND, Dr Murray LEE, A/Professor Thomas CROFTS Reporting Victimisation to LGBTI (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex) Police Liaison Services: A mixed methods study across two Australian states Queensland University of Technology QLD $16,332.74 18 months 12/03/2013
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants Prof Roderick Broadhurst, Dr Mamoun Alazab A cybercrime observatory for Australia: a pilot database of criminal activity on the internet Australian National University ACT $75,022.00 12 18/03/2013
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants Dr Don Weatherburn, Dr Suzanne Poynton The effect of post-release supervision on risk of re- offending NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research NSW $46,000.00 10 27/03/2013
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants A/Prof Tony Krone, Dr Russell Smith, Dr Adam Tomison, Ms Alice Hutchings, Ms Sarah Macgregor Exploring the relationship between the use of online child exploitation materials, the use of internet-enabled technologies to procure children, and contact sexual offending against children University of Canberra ACT $39,177.00 12 29/04/2013
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants Dr Emily Schindeler, A/Prof Janet Ransley Prosecuting workplace violence: the utility and policy implications of criminalisation Griffith University QLD $39,956.00 12 24/04/2013
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants Dr Margaret Giles Welfare and recidivism outcomes of in-prison education and training Edith Cowan University WA $70,000.00 12 31/05/2013

2011-12

Agency Program Title Recipient Purpose Recipient Funding Location Value Grant Term Approval date
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants Dr Don Weatherburn Bonds, suspended sentences and re-offending: Does the length of the order matter? NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research NSW $25,238 6 months 3-Feb-12
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants Dr Caitlin Hughes A/Professor Alison Ritter Mr Nicholas Cowdery AM QC Using evidence to evaluate Australian drug trafficking thresholds: proportionate, equitable and just? University of New South Wales NSW $49,423.78 9 9-Mar-12
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants Dr Carleen Marie Thompson Prof Anna Louise Stewart Dr Troy John Allard Ms April Petra Chrzanowski Understanding the extent, nature and causes of adult-onset offending: Implications for the effective and efficient use of criminal justice and crime reduction resources Griffith University QLD $15,142 12 9-Mar-12
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants Prof Ross Homel Dr Kate Freiberg Dr Sara Branch Preventing the onset of youth offending: The impact of the Pathways to Prevention Project on developmental pathways through the primary years Griffith University QLD $60,092 12 9-Mar-12
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants Dr Murray Lee Assoc. Prof. Thomas Crofts Dr Alyce McGovern Dr Michael Salter Dr Sanja Milivojevic Sexting and Young People: Perceptions, Practices, Policy and Law University of Sydney NSW $55,812 22 23-Mar-12
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants Dr Michael Townsley Dr Sacha Reid Dr Danielle Reynald Dr John Rynne Crime in High Rise Buildings: Planning for Vertical Community Safety Griffith University QLD $54,900 12 2-May-12

2010-11

Portfolio Agency Program Title Sub-program (if applicable) Recipient Purpose Value Approval date Grant Term Grant Funding Location
Attorney General's Criminology Research Council Criminology Research Fund   University of New South Wales Determining the impact of opioid substitution therapy upon mortality and recidivism among prisoners: A 22-year data linkage study $100,00 November 2010 24 months NSW
Attorney General's Criminology Research Council Criminology Research Fund   Griffith University Understanding Criminal Careers: Targeting Individual and Community Based Interventions to Reduce Indigenous Over-representation $48,181 November 2010 12 months Qld
Attorney General's Criminology Research Council Criminology Research Fund   Charles Sturt University Reoffence risk in intrafamilial child sex offenders $26,233 November 2010 12 months NSW
Attorney General's Criminology Research Council Criminology Research Fund   University of Western Sydney Homicide and the Night-Time Economy $55,332 March 2011 19 months NSW
Attorney General's Criminology Research Council Criminology Research Fund   The University of Queensland Community variations in hoax calls and suspicious fires: Geographic, temporal and socio-economic dimensions and trajectories $45,015.17 March 2011 12 months Qld
Attorney General's Criminology Research Council Criminology Research Fund   Australian Institute of Criminology Classifying domestic violence perpetrators: Identifying opportunities for intervention and prevention $106,000 November 2010 12 months ACT

2009-10

PortfolioAgencyProgram Title Sub-program (if applicable)RecipientPurposeValueApproval dateGrant TermGrant Funding Location
Attorney General's Criminology Research Council Criminology Research Fund Queensland University of Technology Sentencing of Indigenous offenders in the Lower Courts: a study of three Australian jurisdictions $15,086   12 months Brisbane, QLD 4001
Attorney General's Criminology Research Council Criminology Research Fund Monash University Child sexual abuse and subsequent offending and victimisation: a 45 year follow-up study $43,652.00 12 months Clifton Hill, VIC 3068
Attorney General's Criminology Research Council Criminology Research Fund Deakin University Assessing the therapeutic climate of prisons $45,554.84 12 months Geelong, VIC 3217
Attorney General's Criminology Research Council Criminology Research Fund University of Technology Sydney Addressing the 'crime problem' of the Northern Territory Intervention: alternate paths to regulating minor driving offences in remote communities $33,000.00 12 months Broadway, NSW 2007
Attorney General's Criminology Research Council Criminology Research Fund Edith Cowan University Amphetamine use among detainees at the East Perth watch house: what is the impact on crime? $55,251.75 6 months Joondalup, WA 6027

2008-09

PortfolioAgencyProgram TitleSub-Program (if applicable)RecipientPurposeValueApproval dateGrant TermGrant Funding Location
Attorney General's Criminology Research Council Criminology Research Fund James Cook University Research Project: 'Sudanese Refugees' expeiences with the Queensland criminal Justice system $134,811 27-Jan-09 18 Months Townsville, QLD 4811
Attorney General's Criminology Research Council Criminology Research Fund Monash University Oral language competence and interpersonal violence: exploring the links in incarcerated young males $76,196 10-Mar-09 2 years Clayton, VIC 3168
Attorney General's Criminology Research Council Criminology Research Fund Deakin University ID scanners in night-time economy: social sorting or social order? $56,452.00 13-May-2009 12 months Geelong, VIC 3217
Attorney General's Criminology Research Council Criminology Research Fund Menzies School of Health Research Developing successful diversionary schemes for youth from remote Aboriginal communities $186,208 12-June-2009 3 years Casuarina, NT

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