Criminal justice system

Australian police diversion for cannabis offences: Assessing program outcomes and cost effectiveness

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Police diversion is one of Australia’s most utilised interventions for drug offenders. Yet fuelled in large part by methodological deficits there remain key gaps in knowledge about the outcomes and the cost-effectiveness of such approaches.

Project Status: 
Completed

Patient motivations, perceptions and experiences of opioid substitution treatment in prison

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There has been limited examination of how prisoners view and experience opioid substitution treatment (OST). This project aims to describe OST within NSW correctional centres and patient experiences of being in OST while in prison. 

Project Status: 
Completed

Review of HIV in prison: prevalence, incidence, mortality and service provision

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The aim of this project was to collate data for all countries on the following variables; imprisonment rates, HIV prevalence among male, female, PWIDs, MSM, sex workers and transgender prisoners,  HIV incidence and transmission in prison AIDS mortality in prison and the provision of eight HIV pro

Project Status: 
Current

Using evidence to evaluate Australian drug trafficking thresholds: Proportionate, equitable and just?

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Most Australian states and territories have adopted drug trafficking thresholds which specify quantities of drugs, over which it is presumed an offender has committed an offence of ‘drug trafficking’, rather than ‘possession for personal use’.

Project Status: 
Completed