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The Australian Institute of Criminology (AIC) has released a paper exploring the relationship between social isolation, time spent at home, financial stress and domestic violence during the COVID-19 pandemic.
In 2019, 78 percent (n=676) of detainees tested positive to at least one type of drug, and 44 percent (n=382) tested positive to more than one drug type. Methamphetamine had the highest test positive rate of any drug (51%, n=444), and was also…
Statistics from three long-term monitoring programs—the Drug Use Monitoring in Australia (DUMA) program, National Homicide Monitoring Program (NHMP) and the National Deaths in Custody Program (NDICP) as well as Identity Crime and Misuse.
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Australian Crime and Violence Prevention Awards.
The annual Australian Crime and Violence Prevention Awards (ACVPA) recognise and reward programs that reduce crime and violence in Australia.Visit the Awards
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