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Value of justice reinvestment to criminal justice

The Australian Senate referred to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee the matter of the value of a justice reinvestment approach to criminal justice in Australia for inquiry and report by 16 May 2013. This is their Report.

Prison vs residential treatment: An economic analysis

‘Prison vs residential treatment: An economic analysis for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander offenders’, was prepared for the National Indigenous Drug and Alcohol Committee, Australian National Council on Drugs, August 2012.

Inquiry into service provision to the Bourke and Brewarrina communities

Community leaders from Bourke and Brewarrina have held long-standing concerns about service sector inefficiencies and the limited reach of major early intervention and prevention programs. In light of these and a number of other related concerns, the NSW Ombudsman decided to inquire into and review the delivery of community services to the Brewarrina and Bourke communities. A NSW Ombudsman’s special report to Parliament under section 31 of the Ombudsman Act 1974.