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Research publications

The Australian Institute of Criminology has been a significant criminal justice publisher since the mid-1970s. Publications cover a range of broad subject areas - arson, corporate crime and fraud, corrections, courts, crime prevention, cybercrime, drugs, organised/transnational crime, policing, property crime, sex crimes, social groups and crime, and violence.

Please note: minor revisions are occasionally made to publications after release. The online versions available on this website will always include any revisions.

Accessing publications

You can obtain AIC publications in a number of ways.

New reports are available for download from the AIC website in both HTML and PDF format.

Recent RPP reports and Monitoring Reports are available as print-on-demand hard copies from the Sydney University Press These can be ordered from the SUP on-line shop and will be processed and dispatched within 3 working days of payment.

RPPs, Monitoring Reports and Trends & issues papers published from the start of the 2011-12 financial year are also available in an e-publication format for tablets and smartphones which have an appropriate e-Pub application.

Publication series


Fact sheets

  • AICrime reduction matters
    Innovations in crime prevention
  • Bushfire arson bulletins
    Fact sheets on a broad range of topics relating to bushfire arson
  • Crime facts info
    Topical data from recent research by the Australian Institute of Criminology and other relevant research organisations
  • High tech crime brief
    Introduction to a wide range of key issues in the fight against high tech crime
  • Research in practice
    Fact sheets, tip sheets and case studies from evidence-based research for practitioners working in the criminal justice field.
  • Transnational crime brief
    Key insights, issues and developments in the area of transnational crime.
  • Special Reports
    AIC reports or collaborations that are not peer reviewed but are substantive pieces of research.
  • Crime prevention tip sheets
    A series of designed to help communities develop crime prevention projects in their local area


  • brief
    Newsletter of the Australian Institute of Criminology

Latest publications

2013 publications