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The character, impact and prevention of crime in regional Australia

1-3 August, 2001


This conference examines the nature and consequences of crime in regional Australia. The conference discusses the incidence and types of criminal activities which particularly affect regional Australia as well as collaborative efforts to reduce criminality through preventative interventions and pro-active programs.

Conference papers

Pre conference workshop

Keynote address

Situational crime prevention

Crime analysis


  • Crime and violence in rural New South Wales (Presentation not available)
    Assoc Prof Kerry Carrington and Dr Russell Hogg, University of Western Sydney, New South Wales
  • Non-violence: what's it all about? (Presentation not available)
    Pauline Woodbridge, North Queensland Domestic Violence Resource Centre, Queensland


Justice issues

  • Boys from the bush (Presentation not available)
    Milton James, Department of Families, Queensland
  • Illicit drugs and regional Australia (Presentation not available)
    Vivienne Roma, Australian Federal Police
  • Inhalant abuse by young people
    Simon Cleary, Legal Aid, Queensland
  • Inhalant abuse in the Thuringowa region
    Carla Henry, Lifeline Resource Centre, Townsville, Queensland

Law enforcement

  • Crime prevention from a Queensland perspective
    Paul Friedman, Crime Prevention Queensland, Department of the Premier and Cabinet, Queensland
  • Strengthening our communities (Presentation not available)
    Erykah Kyle, Elder of the Palm Island Community, Queensland


Family violence

Crime prevention through environmental design

Sexual assault



Local government

Justice responses

Panel: future challenges

  • Insp Denis Bauer, Queensland Police Service, Queensland
  • Jack Wilson, Chair of the City Safe Committee, Townsville City Council, Queensland
  • Dr Glen Dawes, James Cook University, Queensland
  • Dorothy Savage, Education Queensland, Queensland