Successful grant applications

2020/2021
Agency Program Title Recipient Purpose Administering Institution State Value Grant Term Approval date
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

Dr Stephane Shepherd, Dr Justin Trounson, Associate Professor Thalia Anthony, Professor Elena Marchetti

The consideration of culture in pre-sentence reports

Swinburne University of Technology VIC $44,496 12 months
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

Associate Professor Georgina Heydon, Associate Professor Nicola Henry, Dr Rachel Loney-Howes

Anonymous and Confidential Reporting Options for Sexual Assault: An Exploration of their Purpose, Use and Potential in Australia

RMIT University VIC $90,125 18 months
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

Dr Jacqueline Homel, Professor Ross Homel AO, Dr Kate Freiberg, Dr Sara Branch, Ms LisaThomsen

Does comprehensive family support in disadvantaged communities reduce the risks of school dropout and youth offending?

Griffith University QLD $70,000 12 months
2019/2020
Agency Program Title Recipient Purpose Administering Institution State Value Grant Term Approval date
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

Dr Lacey Schaefer, A/Prof Michael Townsley

Does the Involvement of Family and Friends Improve Probation and Parole Outcomes? A Quantitative Evaluation of Triple-S: Social Supports in Supervision

Griffith University QLD $39,370 12 months
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

Dr Jennifer Boddy, Prof Patrick O’Leary, Prof Paul Mazerolle

Developing innovation for behavioural change programs with men who perpetrate domestic and family violence: Piloting a restorative, environmental project within an integrated program

Griffith University QLD $74,493 18 months
2018/2019
Agency Program Title Recipient Purpose Administering Institution State Value Grant Term Approval date
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

Associate Professor Gaye Lansdell, Dr Bernadette Saunders, Dr Anna Eriksson

Young offenders and acquired brain injury: reducing/addressing imprisonment and recidivism

Monash University VIC $44,852 12 months
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

Dr Catia Malvaso, Professor Andrew Day, Professor Paul Delfabbro, Ms Louisa Hackett, Dr Jesse Cale, Professor Stuart Ross

Adverse childhood experiences and trauma among young people in the Youth Justice system: A South Australian study

The University of Adelaide SA $75,893 24 months
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

Dr Asher Flynn, Associate Professor Nicola Henry

Preventing Image-Based Cybercrime in Australia: The Role of Bystanders

Monash University VIC $68,351 18 months
2017/2018
Agency Program Title Recipient Purpose Administering Institution State Value Grant Term Approval date
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

Associate Professor Terry Hutchinson

Examining Process: Court appearances via videolink for young offenders in Queensland

Southern Cross University NSW $20,082 16 months
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

Dr Troy Allard, Professor Anna Stewart, Ms April Chrzanowski, Ms Molly McCarthy

Costing Indigenous and non-Indigenous offending trajectories: Establishing better estimates to assist the evidence base and prevent offending

Griffith University QLD $67,984 12 months
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

Dr Kath McFarlane, Associate Professor Alison Gerard, Dr Emma Colvin, Dr Andrew McGrath, Annette Gainsford, John Murray

Children in Out-Of-Home-Care (OOHC) in the criminal justice system: The view of Frontline Criminal Justice Professionals

Charles Sturt University NSW $47,496 22 months
2016/2017
Agency Program Title Recipient Purpose Administering Institution State Value Grant Term Approval date
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

Professor John Scott, Mr James Morton

Understanding Crime and Justice in Torres Strait Islander Communities

Queensland University of Technology QLD $30,665 17 months
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

Dr Cassandra Cross, Dr Anastasia Powell, Professor Thomas Holt

Responding to cybercrime crime: Perceptions and needs of Australian police and the general community

Queensland University of Technology QLD $79,904 16 months
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

Dr Max Travers, Professor Rick Sarre, Dr Isabelle Bartowiak-Theron, Prof Andrew Day, Dr Christine Bond, Dr Emma Colvin

Bail decision-making and pretrial services: A comparative study of magistrates courts in four Australian states

University of Tasmania TAS $139,370 24 months
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

Dr Debbie Scott, Associate Professor Belinda Lloyd, Professor Dan Lubman, Professor Peter Miller, Dr Karen Smith, Alex Wilson, Dr Gennady Baksheev

The use of ambulance data to inform patterns and trends of alcohol, substance misuse, self-harm and mental health in different forms of interpersonal violence

Monash University VIC $92,804 15 months
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

Professor Paul Mazerolle, Dr Samara McPhedran, Dr Li Eriksson, Associate Professor Holly Johnson

Intimate partner femicide in Australia: A victim-centred exploration

Griffith University QLD $72,682 24 months
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

Dr Daniel Birks, A/Professor Michael, Townsley, Dr Timothy Hart

Predictive Policing In An Australian Context: Assessing Viability and Utility

Griffith University QLD $44,699 12 months
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

Mr David Bartlett, Prof Janet Ransley

Corporate offending in Australia: a descriptive study of the extent and dimensions of the problem

Griffith University QLD $31,990 12 months
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

Assoc. Professor Adrian Cherney, Dr Sarah Bennett, Dr Emma Antrobus, Detective Inspector Mike Newman

Research impact and dissemination in policing - advancing an evidence-based policing agenda

The University of Queensland QLD $57,109 10 months
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

Professor Ross Coomber, Assoc. Professor Melissa Bull

The nature of illicit drug supply/suppliers and the appropriateness of current Australian criminal justice responses: 'social supply' and sentencing

Griffith University QLD $57,675 12 months
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

A/Professor Natalie Skead, A/Professor Hilde Tubex, A/Professor Sarah Murray, Dr Tamara Tulich

Pocketing the Proceeds of Crime: The Legislation, Criminological Perspectives and Experiences

The University of Western Australia WA $53,768 18 months
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

Dr David Bright, Dr Chad Whelan, Professor Carlo Morselli

Understanding the structure and composition of co-offending networks in Australia

Flinders University SA $74,255 18 months
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

Dr James Martin, Dr Monica Barratt, Professor Ross Coomber, A/Professor Jakob Demant, Mr Rasmus Munksgaard

Darknet drug traders: a qualitative exploration of the career trajectories, activities and perceptions of risk and reward of online drug dealers

Macquarie University NSW $47,088 12 months
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

Prof Roderic Broadhurst, Dr Mamoun Alazab

Cybercrime Risks and Spam Deception Experiments

Australian National University ACT $24,303 12 months
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

Professor Tony Butler, Professor David Greenberg, A/Professor Handan Wand, Dr Stephen Anthony, Dr Azar Kariminia, Dr Armita Adily, A/Professor Peter Schofield, Dr Stephen Allnutt, Professor Louisa Jorm

‘Filling in the gaps’ - using a Big Data approach and Text Mining to enrich COPS data to inform prevention strategies in domestic and family violence

University of New South Wales NSW $87,766 12 months
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

Professor Rosemary Sheehan, Professor Chris Trotter, Magistrate Jennifer Bowles

‘Cross-over Kids’: effective responses to children and young people in the youth justice and statutory child protection systems

Monash University VIC $104,000 24 months
2015/2016
Agency Program Title Recipient Purpose Administering Institution State Value Grant Term Approval date
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

Dr Hennessey Hayes Professor Pamela Snow Professor Martin Powell

Oral language competence and restorative justice conference processes

Griffith University QLD $31,255 11 months
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

Dr Cassandra Cross Dr David Lacey

Addressing the needs of identity theft victims: A multidimensional view

Queensland University of Technology QLD $65,100 22 months
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

Dr Hilde Tubex, Dr John Rynne, Professor Harry Blagg

Building an effective community-based throughcare approach for Aboriginal offenders in Australia

University of Western Australia WA $55,176 12 months
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

Dr Delanie Woodlock, Dr Bridget Harris, Professor Harry Blagg

Spaceless Violence and Advocacy: Technology-facilitated Abuse, Stalking and Service Provision in Australia

Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria (DVRCV) VIC $58,853 12 months
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

Dr Nicola Henry, Dr Asher Flynn, Dr Anastasia Powell

Responding to Revenge Pornography: The Scope, Nature and Impact of Australian Criminal Laws

La Trobe University VIC $50,117 18 months
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

A/Prof Bob Boughton, Adjunct Prof Jack Beetson, Dr Bridget Harris, Dr Ray Nickson, Dr Jenny Wise

Reducing crime and incarceration rates in Aboriginal communities: What impact does the ‘Yes I Can’ Adult literacy program have on crime and incarceration rates in NSW Aboriginal communities?

University of New England NSW $50,640 15 months
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

A/ Prof Andon Paul, Prof Clinton Free

Looking through the fraud triangle: Insights from fraud perpetrators

University of New South Wales NSW $45,419 24 months
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

A/Prof Bebe Loff, A/Prof Bronwyn Naylor, Ms Carolyn Worth, Prof Rory Wolfe

Community-Based, Victim-Centred Restorative Justice for Sexual Violence - A Pilot

Monash University VIC $50,000 12 months
2014/2015
Agency Program Title Recipient Purpose Administering Institution State Value Grant Term Approval date
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

Dr Emmeline Taylor, Dr Murray Lee, Matthew Willis, Alexandra Gannoni

Surveillance technologies and crime control; understanding offenders’ perspectives on police body-worn video (BWV) cameras and CCTV

The Australian National University ACT $40,206 19 months
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

Dr Jason Payne, Dr Rick Brown, Prof. Rod Broadhurst

Exploring the causes and consequences of the Australian crime decline: a comparative analysis of the criminal trajectories of two NSW birth cohorts

The Australian National University ACT $40,134 1 months
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

Prof Thea Brown, Dr Danielle Tyson, Dr Adam Tomison, Ms Tracy Cussen, Ms Willow Bryant

Filicide in Australia, 2000-2012: A National Report

Monash University VIC $97,810 15 months
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

Professor Sheryl Hemphill, Dr Jess Heerde, Professor John Toumbourou, Professor Todd Herrenkohl, Ms Ha Le, & Professor Richard Catalano

Prevent crime and save money: Application of return-on-investment models in the Australian context

Australian Catholic University VIC $100,000 9 months
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

Dr William Wood, Dr Christine Bond, Dr Samantha Jefferies

Violating Parole?: Exploring trends in returning to custody in Australia

Griffith University QLD $17,936 15 months
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

Dr Julia Quilter, Dr Kate Seear, Prof Luke McNamara, Prof Robin Room

Knowledges of ‘Intoxication’ and Australian Criminal Law: Implications for addressing Alcohol and Other Drug-Related Harms and Risks

University of Wollongong NSW $69,912 11 months
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

Professor James R. P. Ogloff; Dr. Stephane M. Shepherd; Professor Yin Paradies; Associate Professor Jeffrey Pfeifer

Aboriginal prisoners with cognitive impairment – Is this the highest risk group?

Swinburne University of Technology VIC $58,467 12 months
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

Professor Harry Blagg, Dr Tamara Tulich

Developing Diversionary Pathways for Indigenous Youth with Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD): A Three Community Study in Western Australia

The University of Western Australia WA $47,883 17 months
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

Dr Kathryn L Modecki, Professor Bonnie L. Barber, Professor Wayne Osgood

Understanding delinquency during the teenage years: Developmental pathways of antisocial decision making among disadvantaged youth

Griffith University QLD $31,553 16 months
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

Dr Alessandra Raudino, Prof Vaughan Carr, A/Prof Kimberlie Dean, Dr Kristin Laurens,A/Prof Melissa Green

The intergenerational transmission of criminal offending behaviours

University of New South Wales NSW $65,534 24 months
2013/2014
Agency Program Title Recipient Purpose Administering Institution State Value Grant Term Approval date
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

Dr Inez Dussuyer, Dr Kumi Heenetigal, Professor Anona Armstrong, Dr Russell G Smith

Preventing Victimisation of Whistle-blowers

Victoria University VIC $45,000 12 months
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

Mr Jason Ferris, Dr Madonna Devaney, Professor Lorraine Mazerolle

Law enforcement role in controlling misuse of pharmaceuticals: Assessing the impact of ProjectSTOP on Crime

The University of Queensland QLD $49,952 4 months
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

Dr Cassandra Cross, Dr Kelly Richards, Dr Russell G Smith

Improving responses to online fraud victims: an examination of reporting and support

Queensland University of Technology QLD $57,619 16 months
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

Dr Kate Van Dooren, Dr Fernanda Claudio, Mr Jesse Young, Professor Nick Lennox

Improving transitional experiences for ex-prisoners with intellectual disability

The University of Queensland QLD $31,003 12 months
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

Dr Nadine McKillop, Professor Stephen Smallbone, Ms Susan Rayment-McHugh

A comparison of individual, situational and ecological factors associated with adolescence-onset and adult-onset sexual offences against children

Griffith University QLD $48,718 18 months
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

Prof James Ogloff, Dr Stefan Luebbers, Mr Stephane Shepherd

The relationship between mental illness and offending among Australian young offenders

Swinburne University of Technology VIC $61,178 12 months
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

Prof Anna Stewart, Dr Carleen Thompson, Dr Troy Allard, Ms April Chrzanowski

Who are the perpetrators of child maltreatment?

Griffith University QLD $43,982 12 months
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

Dr Asher Flynn, E/Prof Arie Freiberg

Negotiating guilty pleas: An empirical analysis

Monash University VIC $69,794 17 months
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

Dr Angela Higginson, Prof Lorraine Mazerolle

Investigating serious violent crime: What works, what doesn’t and for what crime types?

The University of Queensland QLD $49,626 12 months
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

Dr Adrian Cherney, Dr Robin Fitzgerald, A/Prof Michele Haynes

Classifying incarcerated violent offenders and their risk of re-offending

The University of Queensland QLD $31,752 11 months
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

Mr Edward Shane Boris Pointing

Realist synthesis of CCTV research to address alcohol-related assault in the night-time economy

James Cook University QLD $16,431 6 months
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

Prof Donna Chung, A/Prof Colleen Fisher, Dr Carole Zufferey

Preventing and Improving responses to sexual violence for women from African communities

The University of Western Australia WA $76,500 12 months
2012/2013
Agency Program Title Recipient Purpose Administering Institution State Value Grant Term Approval date
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

Dr Margaret Giles

Welfare and recidivism outcomes of in-prison education and training

Edith Cowan University WA $70,000 12 months
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

A/Prof Tony Krone, Dr Russell Smith, Dr Adam Tomison, Ms Alice Hutchings, Ms Sarah Macgregor

Exploring the relationship between the use of online child exploitation materials, the use of internet-enabled technologies to procure children, and contact sexual offending against children

University of Canberra ACT $39,177 12 months
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

Dr Emily Schindeler, A/Prof Janet Ransley

Prosecuting workplace violence: the utility and policy implications of criminalisation

Griffith University QLD $39,956 12 months
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

Dr Emily Schindeler, A/Prof Janet Ransley

Prosecuting workplace violence: the utility and policy implications of criminalisation

Griffith University QLD $39,956 12 months
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

Dr Don Weatherburn, Dr Suzanne Poynton

The effect of post-release supervision on risk of re-offending

NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research NSW $46,000 10 months
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

Prof Roderick Broadhurst, Dr Mamoun Alazab

A cybercrime observatory for Australia: a pilot database of criminal activity on the internet

Australian National University ACT $75,022 12 months
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

Dr Angela DWYER, Dr Matthew BALL, Dr Christine BOND, Dr Murray LEE, A/Professor Thomas CROFTS

Reporting Victimisation to LGBTI (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex) Police Liaison Services: A mixed methods study across two Australian states

Queensland University of Technology QLD $16,332 18 months
2011/2012
Agency Program Title Recipient Purpose Administering Institution State Value Grant Term Approval date
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

Dr Michael Townsley, Dr Sacha Reid, Dr Danielle Reynald, Dr John Rynne

Crime in High Rise Buildings: Planning for Vertical Community Safety

Griffith University QLD $54,900 12 months
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

Dr Murray Lee, Assoc. Prof. Thomas Crofts, Dr Alyce McGovern, Dr Michael Salter, Dr Sanja Milivojevic

Sexting and Young People: Perceptions, Practices, Policy and Law

University of Sydney NSW $55,812 22 months
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

Dr Carleen Marie Thompson, Prof Anna Louise Stewart, Dr Troy John Allard, Ms April Petra Chrzanowski

Understanding the extent, nature and causes of adult-onset offending: Implications for the effective and efficient use of criminal justice and crime reduction resources

Griffith University QLD $15,142 12 months
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

Prof Ross Homel, Dr Kate Freiberg, Dr Sara Branch

Preventing the onset of youth offending: The impact of the Pathways to Prevention Project on developmental pathways through the primary years

Griffith University QLD $60,092 12 months
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

Dr Caitlin Hughes A/Professor Alison Ritter Mr Nicholas Cowdery AM QC

Using evidence to evaluate Australian drug trafficking thresholds: proportionate, equitable and just?

University of New South Wales NSW $49,423 9 months
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

Dr Don Weatherburn

Bonds, suspended sentences and re-offending: Does the length of the order matter?

NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research NSW $25,238 6 months
2010/2011
Agency Program Title Recipient Purpose Administering Institution State Value Grant Term Approval date
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

The University of Queensland

Community variations in hoax calls and suspicious fires: Geographic, temporal and socio-economic dimensions and trajectories

The University of Queensland QLD $45,015 12 months
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

University of Western Sydney

Homicide and the Night-Time Economy55,332

University of Western Sydney NSW $55,332 19 months
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

Griffith University

Understanding Criminal Careers: Targeting Individual and Community Based Interventions to Reduce Indigenous Over-representation48,181

Griffith University QLD $48,181 12 months
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

Australian Institute of Criminology

Classifying domestic violence perpetrators: Identifying opportunities for intervention and prevention

Australian Institute of Criminology ACT $106,000 12 months
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

University of New South Wales

Determining the impact of opioid substitution therapy upon mortality and recidivism among prisoners: A 22-year data linkage study

University of New South Wales NSW $10,000 24 months
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

Charles Sturt University

Reoffence risk in intrafamilial child sex offenders

Charles Sturt University NSW $26,233 12 months
2008/2009
Agency Program Title Recipient Purpose Administering Institution State Value Grant Term Approval date
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

Menzies School of Health Research

Developing successful diversionary schemes for youth from remote Aboriginal communities

Menzies School of Health Research NT $186,208 36 months
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

Deakin University

ID scanners in night-time economy: social sorting or social order?

Deakin University VIC $56,452 12 months
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

Monash University

Oral language competence and interpersonal violence: exploring the links in incarcerated young males

Monash University VIC $76,196 24 months
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

James Cook University

Research Project: 'Sudanese Refugees' expeiences with the Queensland criminal Justice system

James Cook University QLD $134,811 18 months
2009/2010
Agency Program Title Recipient Purpose Administering Institution State Value Grant Term Approval date
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

Monash University

Child sexual abuse and subsequent offending and victimisation: a 45 year follow-up study

Monash University VIC $43,652 12 months
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

University of Technology Sydney

Addressing the 'crime problem' of the Northern Territory Intervention: alternate paths to regulating minor driving offences in remote communities

University of Technology Sydney NSW $33,000 12 months
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

Queensland University of Technology

Sentencing of Indigenous offenders in the Lower Courts: a study of three Australian jurisdictions

Queensland University of Technology QLD $15,086 12 months
Australian Institute of Criminology Criminology Research Grants

Edith Cowan University

Amphetamine use among detainees at the East Perth watch house: what is the impact on crime?

Edith Cowan University WA $55,251 6 months