Australian Institute of Criminology

Skip to content

Homicides in Australia 1992–93

Trends & issues in crime and criminal justice no. 51

Marianne James and Jennifer Hallinan
ISBN 0 642 24007 8 ISSN 0817-8542
Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology, December 1995


This Trends and Issues paper is the fourth report of the National Homicide Monitoring Program. It provides an analysis of the 326 homicide incidents in Australia from 1 July 1992 to 30 June 1993. It covers: the relationships between the victim and the accused; characteristics of the incident (eg location, method, time of day); and victim and offender characteristics. It also discusses risk management, prevention strategies and monitoring.