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:

  • Adam Tomison, Director General, WA Department of Justice (Chair)
  • Jenny Lang, Deputy Director General, Qld Department of Justice and Attorney-General (Deputy Chair)
  • Richard Glenn, Director-General, ACT Justice and Community Safety Directorate
  • Anthony Coles, First Assistant Secretary, Law Enforcement and Intelligence Policy Division, Department of Home Affairs
  • Greg Shanahan, Chief Executive, NT Department of the Attorney-General and Justice
  • Paul McKnight, A/g Deputy Secretary Law Reform and Legal Services, NSW Department of Justice
  • Adam Kilvert, Executive Director Policy and Community, SA Attorney General's Department
  • Ginna Webster, Secretary, Tas Department of Justice
  • Fiona Dowsley, Executive Director, Evidence and Insights, Chief Statistician, Vic Crime Statistics Agency