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The Size of the Crime Problem in Australia

Satyanshu K. Mukherjee, John R. Walker, Trish Psaila, Anita Scandia, Dianne Dagger
ISBN 0 642 11203 7

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One of the highest priorities of the Australian Institute of Criminology, since its inception in 1973, has been the provision of accurate and comprehensive statistics concerning the size of the crime problem in Australia. It would not be overstating the case to say that this task has also been one of the most difficult which the Institute has set itself.