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Adults under supervision and detention orders

ISSN: 
0817-8542

Abstract

Data from the 1982 National Prison Census and the 1985-86 National Census of Community-Based Corrections is used to present some of the salient facts about adults under supervision and detention orders in Australia. Topics covered include: differences between States; how Australia compares with other countries; the types of offences committed; the demographic characteristics of the offenders; and the cost to the community.

Cite article

Walker J. 1988. Adults under supervision and detention orders. Trends & issues in crime and criminal justice No. 14. Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology. https://aic.gov.au/publications/tandi/tandi14