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Burglary and car theft - the true story

Media Release

14 November 1996

The true picture behind property crime in Australia, including burglary and car theft, will be the focus of a conference to be held by the Australian Institute of Criminology.

The conference will discuss the real figures behind property crime in all Australian States and will present experts from the fields of the police services, health areas, researchers, rehabilitation, Government, the auto industry.

This one-day conference will cover a unique range of issues, with an impressive list of speakers.

As organiser of the conference, the Australian Institute of Criminology will present analyses of property crime figures not seen before.

Other speakers will look at the effects of methadone programs on crime, police responses to property crime, investigations in motor theft, treatment of offenders and possible policy directions for government.

This vital conference will be held in Melbourne on Monday, December 2, at the Eden on the Park Hotel.