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National conference on violence

Pavillion Hotel, Canberra,
10-13 October 1989


The First national conference on violence was organised by the Australian Institute of Criminology on behalf of the National Committee on Violence. The papers cover topics such as: the incidence and causes of violence; deterrence measures; perceptions of violence on television; public violence; domestic assault; international perspectives; socioeconomic determinants; masculinity; and issues relating to victims of violence.

Conference proceedings

The proceedings of this conference were published as:

Australian violence : contemporary perspectives / Duncan Chappell, Peter Grabosky, and Heather Strang (eds)
Canberra : Australian Institute of Criminology, 1991
ISBN 0 642 15763 4 ; ISSN 1034-5086