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Crime in rural communities : the impact, the causes, the prevention

Duval College, University of New England, Armidale
01 March 1999

This conference was organised by the Australian Institute of Criminology in conjunction with the Rural Development Centre and the University of New England.

 Australian Institute of CriminologyUniversity of New England


Crime is a vital issue for most rural communities, affecting the lifestyle and the financial well being of the people who live there. This issue is of national and international importance as the confidence and stability of rural communities affects every aspect of our primary industries. This conference presents the latest information on rural crime and crime prevention strategies.

Conference papers

Mapping crime : methodological issues

Community-based crime prevention strategies

The problems of alcohol and crime in rural areas