Criminology Research Advisory Council

The Criminology Research Act 1971 (Cwth) provides that the Criminology Research Advisory Council is to consist of nine members, comprising a representative of the Commonwealth and of each state and territory. The Council is responsible for providing advice to the Director of the AIC on strategic priorities for research and priorities for communicating research results.

Council members

The Criminology Research Advisory Council is made up of the following members:

  • Fiona Dowsley, Executive Director, Evidence and Insights, Chief Statistician, Vic Crime Statistics Agency (Chair)
  • Adam Kilvert, Executive Director, Policy and Community, SA Attorney General's Department (Deputy Chair)
  • Kate Connors, Deputy Director-General, Justice Services, Qld Department of Justice and Attorney-General
  • Richard Glenn, Director-General, ACT Justice and Community Safety Directorate
  • Susan McKeag, Assistant Secretary, Attorney-General Department
  • Gemma Lake, Acting Chief Executive Officer, NT Department of the Attorney-General and Justice
  • Paul McKnight, A/g Deputy Secretary, Law Reform and Legal Services, NSW Department of Justice
  • Ginna Webster, Secretary, Tas Department of Justice
  • Kylie Maj, Acting Director General, WA Department of Justice