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The program overview below is provisional and will be updated as planning proceeds. Please check this page regularly.

Tuesday 4 December 2018

17:00 – 19:00

Welcome Reception, University House Professors’ Walk

The Welcome Reception is the first social function of the conference. Don’t miss this opportunity to chance to catch up with colleagues and to meet other delegates, speakers and sponsors.

Cost: Inclusive for full registrations, additional tickets $70 (guests and day registrations)

Wednesday 5 December 2018

Indicates Collaborative Conversation Session
08:00 – 08:45 Registration, Arrival Tea and Coffee
Stream Plenary
08:45 – 09:00

Official conference opening, including Welcome to Country


09:00 – 10:00

Keynote Address – Criminology Adrift

Professor Jeff Ferrell

10:00 – 10:30 Presentation of the New Scholar Prize, the Award for Excellence in Teaching, the Best Honours/Masters Thesis in Criminology, PhD Student Paper Prize
10:30 – 11:00 Morning Tea
Stream Young People, Crime and Justice Young People, Crime and Justice Extending Punishment Digital Criminology State Crime and Structural Justice Sentencing Victims and Trauma Crime and the City White Collar Crime
Topic Children in state care PANEL – Communication underpins access to justice Hidden punishment – fines and infringement notices Technology -facilitated harms Understanding Inequality and Challenging State Complicity International dimension in sentencing Processes and Procedures of In/Justice Invisible powers to punish Regulating Corporations and tackling corruption
11:00 – 11:20 Lessons Learned: The Implementation of a Community-Based Approach for Young People in Residential Out of Home Care
Renee O’Donnell, Richard Watkins, Soula Kontomichalos

Behind the Behaviour: Considering the Impact of Unmet Communication Needs in the Justice System

Mary Woodward, Pamela Snow

The Hidden Punitiveness of Fines for Minor Offences: Lost in Plain Sight

Russell Hogg

Typologies of online CEM offenders – looking back, looking forward
Tony Krone

Julian Assange and state crime

Scott Poynting

Evaluation of Applying Restorative Justice in Post-Hearing Level in Non-Governmental Terrorism

Mir Masood Farzaneh

Victims’ rights and procedural justice in New Zealand

Kim McGregor

Invisible powers to punish – the epitome of individualised control

Clare Farmer

Procedural justice and the compliance of betting-motivated corruption policies in two Australian sports

Reynald Lastra

11:20 – 11:40 The Delivery of Life Story Work in Residential Out of Home Care: A Systematic Review of the Literature
Soula Kontomichalos, Renee O’Donell
 Communication privilege: could your communication be compromising your intentions? 
Rosalie Martin

The rise of criminal infringement notices: a cause for concern?

Elyse Methven

Ransomware: Crime script analysis

Susan Goldsmid, Merryn King

Turning the detention centre inside out: Counterveillance of state-organised crimmigration in Australia

Greg Martin

Revisable permanent prison sentence: the de facto life sentence in Spain
María del Mar Martin Aragon

Increasing the Role of Third Parties: Separate Legal Representation for Sexual Assault Victims in Ireland

Mary Iliadis

The geography of (identity) crime: using geographic profiling principles and assumptions to explain criminal choices in ATM skimming offences

Adam Marsden

Encountering corporate harms: doing (criminal) justice?
Liz Campbell   
11:40 – 12:00

What happens when the coercive power of the state is exposed to competition? Exploring the development of Swedish state-driven coercive care of children operating on a quasi-market.

Jonna Rennerskog

Communication, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and Youth Justice: Findings from the Banksia Hill Detention Centre project in Western Australia

Natalie Kippin

Relative deterrence of infringements for risky driving behaviours: does time to next infringement differ based on offence type?
Hayley McDonald

Transnational white nationalism: The digitally-mediated globalism of contemporary hate culture

Robin Cameron

‘Deepening Reform’ in Xi Jinping’s China: the case of China’s criminal trial reforms

Susan Trevaskes

Factors Contributing to Terrorism Sentencing Outcomes in Indonesia

Milda Istiqomah

The impact of local commissioning on victim services in England and Wales: an empirical study.

Lesley Simmonds

A Road Map for the Next Generation of Spatial Criminology Decision Support Systems; leveraging Current Advancements of Spatial Data Infrastructures

Soheil Sabri

Understanding and responding to criminal conduct in organisations by senior management

Russell Smith

12:00 – 12:20

The Exacerbation of Vulnerability: The Intersection of Bail, Homelessness and Care in the NSW Children’s Court

Emma Colvin

What exactly do speech pathologists do in Youth Justice?: A practical overview

Stella Martin, Nathaniel Swain

Legal and Theoretical Frameworks for Responding to Online Political Extremism: Lessons for the Australian Context

Imogen Richards

Urban Violence and Governance in Bangladesh

Shahadat Hossain

The Politics of Wrongful Convictions in China

Lena Zhong

Issues that sexual assault and family violence victims face in the criminal justice system

Sarah Tapper

The Moral Contestability of Finance: Embodying the financial markets in the City of London

Alexander Simpson

Strict liability for corporations involved in private sector corruption: a tool to reshape a culture of corporate misconduct?

Hannah Harris

12:20 – 12:40

‘Cross-over kids’: Effective responses to children and young people in the youth justice and statutory child protection system

Susan Baidawi

Transforming the communication involved in justice processes in New Zealand 

Sally Kedge

‘Cyber rape’: Exploring Revenge Porn from a Psychological Perspective

Tiffany Lavis, Tegan Starr, Ms Tahlee Mckinlay

Corruption in the Criminal Justice System of Ghana: Perspectives of Criminal Justice Officials

Moses Agaawena Amagnya

Longitudinal Constitutional Trends in Clemency since Sebba (1977)

Daniel Pascoe

Responsive to Whom? A Critical Analysis of Risk-Based and Responsive Regulation and its Application to Australian Pharmaceutical Industry

Rhiannon Bandiera

12:40 – 13:40 Lunch
Stream Young People, Crime and Justice Images and Text Extending Punishment Digital Criminology State Crime and Structural Justice Sentencing Victims and Trauma Crime and the City Green Criminology
Topic Young people and violence, victims and perpetrators See no evil, hear no evil Risky bodies, risky systems: Post-prison policy, practice and experience Digital innovations in Offending and Control Consequences of Invasion Public confidence in sentencing Processes and Procedures of In/Justice Segregation, inequality and crime Green criminology
13:40 – 14:00 Policing & Desire
Tallace Bissett, Peta Malins

Images of Probation and Criminal Justice Social Work

Hannah Graham

Reassembling Crime and Security Knowledge: The role of intelligence analysts at a time of technological change

Janet Chan

Imagined and Real Decolonizing Criminal Justice: A multi-disciplinary examination of Victoria’s reforms and implications for institutions, procedures and research
Nicholas Verginis
Judicial rebellion? How New Zealand’s three strikes sentencing law has been applied
Nessa Lynch

Can the government better meet the justice needs of victims through a restorative approach?

Annaliese Wilson

Segregation, inequality and crime: Examining the link across Australian neighbourhoods

Michelle Sydes

Carbon Fraud and Criminal Networks in REDD+ projects in Papua New Guinea

Babida David Sepmat Gavara-Nanu

14:00 – 14:20

Youth Street Violence Study and Evaluation on F.O.C.U.S. Intervention Strategy in Hong Kong

Chan Man Ho

The Criminalisation of Fantasy Material

Hadeel Al-Alosi

The lived experience of men convicted of sexual offences who are subject to intensive community supervision in Queensland

Danielle Harris

“I’ve never had to go down this path before”: Applicant experiences of an online family violence intervention order process.

Stuart Ross

‘Bare Life’ and the ‘Camp’: the Carceral Archipelago in postcolonial Australia

Harry Blagg, Thalia Anthony

Serious offending on community correction orders in Victoria

Cynthia Marwood

Restorative justice programs for sexual and family violence cases: the need for evaluation

Daye Gang

Riots, cat killers and regulated vices: collective anxiety and the management of danger in two neighbourhoods in Singapore 

Laura Naegler, Joe Greener

Illegal fishing as a maritime security threat for Australia: implications overlaps and responses

Jade Lindley

14:20 – 14:40

 Bringing in the Bystander: Youth Bystander Representations and Sexual Assault Prevention Education

Sarah Whitney

Corporate culpability in Law and Horror

Penny Crofts

Monsters in Our Midst: Exploring Regulation and Control in Communities Notified About Sex Offender Release

Jordan Anderson

Predicting Crime Rates Using Demographic Data and Features Derived From Social Media

Tony Moriarty, Praveen Kumar, Richard Nichol

Indigenous women’s lives matter: Reflections on Coronial Inquests into Intimate Partner Homicides

Kyllie Cripps

Measuring public attitudes to sentencing: A focus group approach to assessing public responses toward sentencing for child homicide by Queensland criminal courts

Marni Manning

Contrasting the conception and role of victims across the public-private spectrum

Marie Manakis

Challenging the narrative of broken communities: informal social controls and the 2011 English Riots

Deborah Platts-Fowler

Taking water from the basin: when does ‘theft’ constitute a ‘crime’

Katrina Clifford

14:40 – 15:00 Radical Rambos: Analysing the motives behind Australia’s teenage supporters of Daesh
Margarita Dimaksyan

Juror perceptions of witness inattentional blindness during criminal trials

Hayley Cullen

Perpetual Punishment in NSW
Mindy Sotiri

“Drugs? Online? Naaaah surely not”: perceptions of risk and reward amongst darknet drug vendors

James Martin

“A question of meaning: First Peoples women and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment“

Sjharn Leeson

Building public and professional confidence in Queensland’s criminal justice system: The role of sentencing councils

John Robertson

Doing Therapeutic Justice for the families of the Disappeared: Exhumations as Justice in Spain

Natalia Maystorovich-Chulio

Domestic Violence: Albania, as a Post Communist Country in the Balkans

Arbora Aliaj

The 2018 Update to the Listing of Criminal Prosecutions in Disasters and Tragedies

Denis Binder

15:00 – 15:20

Criminal records, discrimination and Aboriginal communities: enhancing employment opportunities

Bronwyn Naylor, Georgina Heydon

Dissuading internet users from viewing adult-minor sex images: the results of a randomized controlled experiment

Jeremy Prichard, Caroline Spiranovic

Restorative Justice Conferencing in an Environmental Offending Context: Applicability of Reintegrative Shaming to Corporations

Mark Hamilton

Natural disasters and violence against mothers in the Philippines.  Can a conditional cash transfer program be protective?
Ben Edwards
15:20 – 15:50 Afternoon Tea
Stream Young People, Crime and Justice Young People, Crime and Justice Extending Punishment Digital Criminology State Crime and Structural Justice Sentencing Victims and Trauma Crime and the City Policing Dangerous Consumption
Topic Working with young people, reducing reoffending ROUNDTABLE Inside and Outside the Prison PANEL – Gender-based Crime in a Digital Age PANEL – Expanding Criminological Frames: Global/Local Informing sentencing practice and policy PANEL PANEL – Encountering Crime in Everyday Publics National and international focus
15:50 – 16:10

A clinical study on the effectiveness of a culturally-attuned Cognitive Behavioural Therapy in working with delinquent youth in Hong Kong

Chan Man-Ho

Policing the crisis? African youth, crime, media & policing in Melbourne

Leanne Weber,  Kathryn Benier,  Jarrett Blaustein,  Diana Johns, Sara Maher, Rebecca Wickes

Impacts of Defunding Tasmania’s Reintegration for Ex-Offenders Program

Ebba Herrlander Birgerson

Technologically-Facilitated Violence Against Women and Girls: Can Canadian Criminal Law Respond?

Jane Bailey

International Crime, Justice and the Promise of Community

Nesam Mcmillan

Suspended Sentences: Uncertain Unstable, Unpopular and Unnecessary?

Arie Freiberg

Encountering Femicide – Doing Justice to Victims of Intimate Partner Femicide

Adrian Howe

Memorialising Crime

Alison Young

Policing people who use drugs across the globe: How does Australia compare?

Caitlin Hughes

16:10 – 16:30 Project RADAR – a counselling and treatment program for young people with hidden drug abuse problems and drug-related criminal offences
Man Ho Chan, Siu Chui Lee
Fear, anger and empathy: Exploring men’s and women’s emotional expressions and behaviour as mock parole board members
Shannon Dodd

Image-Based Sexual Abuse: Victim Experiences

Nicola Henry

State crime, art and making harm visible

Jennifer Balint

Should orders for victims’ financial reparation become sentencing orders?
Anusha Kenny

The Homeless Encounter in Public Space

Kajsa Lundberg

Approaching ‘controlled delivery’ to combat drug trafficking: A Vietnam perspective

Hai Luong

16:30 – 16:50 Overlap between youth justice supervision and alcohol and other drug treatment services in Australia
Arianne Schlumpp
Resisting the Politics of Punishment: Political Culture and the Evolution of Canadian Criminal Justice Policy
Kyle Mulrooney

Can anonymous online reporting of sexual assault improve justice outcomes?

Georgina Heydon

Broadening the Criminological Terrain – Public Criminology meets Southern Criminology

Karen Joe Laidler

Silence Matters: Quantifying the use of the right to silence in the summary jurisdiction of NSW

Eugene Schofield-Georgeson

‘Mapping Epistemologies and Geographies of Memoralisation: Street Harassment and Online Disclosure Practices’

Bianca Fileborn

Mapping the terrain of engagement with darknet drug cryptomarkets in New Zealand

Lucy Moss-Mason

16:50 – 17:10

Mandated therapeutic treatment for young people suffering from severe substance abuse

Jennifer Bowles

“Out here I’m not living”: The challenges of staying on “the straight and narrow” post release in New Zealand

Bronwyn Morrison, Jill Bowman

The Challenges of Policing Image-Based Sexual Abuse

Asher Flynn

A post-criminological framework for Indigenous children’s wellbeing: an analysis of the NT Youth Justice Royal Commission

Thalia Anthony

‘The Spatial Haunting of Child Sexual Abuse’

Dave McDonald

New operational drug policing models: Time for a new focus?
John Fitzgerald
17:10 – 17:30

Reducing Reoffending: An External Evaluation of the Wandoo Reintegration Model 

Lana Sandas

Reducing the prison population: the challenges of pretrial services

Max Travers

What’s hot and what’s not? Perspectives on pornography in the digital age

Samantha Keene



19:00 – 22:00

2018 ANZSOC Conference Dinner, Ormond College

including the presentation of the Distinguished Criminologist Award 

We invite delegates and guests to join us at Ormond College for the conference dinner.

This is an optional event with tickets needing to be purchased in advance. You can book your spot for the dinner when registering for the conference online

Cost: $120 including buffet dinner, drinks and entertainment

Thursday 6 December 2018

Indicates Collaborative Conversation Session
08:15 – 08:45 Registration, Arrival Tea and Coffee
Stream Plenary
08:45 – 09:00

Day two opening

Presentation of the Adam Sutton Crime Prevention Award, Christine M Alder Book Prize, Indigenous Justice Award, Undergraduate Student Paper Prize  

09:00 – 10:00

Keynote Address

Wayne Muir

10:00 – 10:30 Morning Tea
Stream Young People, Crime and Justice Sexual Offending Extending Punishment Digital Criminology State Crime and Structural Justice Sentencing Victims and Trauma Crime and the City Policing Dangerous Consumption
Topic Changing perspectives on ‘youth’ and young people Sexual Offending and Abuse: From prevention to prediction Working to support children and families of prisoners PANEL – Visual Criminology: Policing the Image PANEL – Problems and Solutions in U.S. Criminal Justice Innovation in sentencing Sex, Gender and Violence Terrorism, Crime Space and Place Programs and populations
10:30 – 10:50 Koori Youth Council Report Launch

A decade of Victorian inquests, commissions and inquiries into family violence and institutional child abuse: comparing the processes

Anita Mackay

The cost of caring: uncovering the costs for grandparents raising grandchildren with incarcerated parents

Catherine Flynn

Icarus and Goliath: mixed metaphors, Mardi Gras 2013 and the politics of representation

Justin Ellis

The Difficulties of Law Enforcement: Law Enforcement is a rewarding, but albeit, difficult career

Mercedes Benn, Taylor Bruno

In Search of Rehabilitation: Taking Stock of Trends in Sentencing Organizational Offenders in Canada since the Westray Reforms

Jennifer Quaid

Sexual violence at music festivals: how can we change the tune?

Bianca Fileborn

Efficacy of government strategies in the prevention and control of organised crime in Limpopo province

Kholofelo Mothibi

Responding to the growing complexity of forensic clients with AOD concerns in the community
Sophie Aitken,Skye Mackay
10:50 – 11:10 Fathers of the Year: the Queensland Police Force as a leader in juvenile justice in the years before Fitzgerald
Paul Bleakley

Institutional Abuse and Organizational Reform in the Australian Defence Force (1969-)

Ben Wadham

Hyper-masculinity or healthier masculinities? An exploration of incarcerated fathering and prison masculinities

Tess Bartlett

Constructing Cops: Cultural Forces and Policing Practices

Alyce McGovern

The Wild, Wild West: What Will it Take for America to Lose Its Love Affair With Guns?

Elizabeth Athaide-victor

A false HOPE? Swift, certain and fair approaches to sentencing in the Australian context

Donald Ritchie

Femsubs, DV and the Criminal Justice response

Nadia David

Al Shabab and Kenya: the role of space and place in shaping manifestations of terrorism
Linet Muthoni

Substance Use as a Strategy for Managing Stress for Homeless Women

Helena Menih

11:10 – 11:30

Conceptualising ‘youth’ through the lived experiences of case managers

Joel Robert McGregor

Preventing Child Sexual Abuse Post the Royal Commission

Vicky Nagy

Dreaming Inside: Perspectives on a creative writing program for Aboriginal men in prison

Natalia Hanley, Elena Marchetti

Child protection or populist politics: Changes to legislation in the wake of the Bill Henson incident.

Linda Wilken

CJ Cultural Competence and Deaf Culture

Tiffany Turner

Neurolaw in Australia: An Empirical Study of the Use of Neuroscientific Evidence in Sentencing

Armin Alimardani

“So, Boys will be Boys and Girls Get Raped?:” Changing the Narrative Surrounding Rape

Kirstie Boyett

Risk terrain modelling of contemporary Violent Dissident Republican activity in Belfast

Zoe Marchment

The Communities Against Substance Misuse Project
Siobhan Allen, Peter Lunney
11:30 – 11:50

Mini Me: The Adultification of the Victorian Juvenile Justice System

Natalia Antolak-saper

Sexual offenders in New Zealand: Gender disparities in police proceedings and judicial sentencing

Kelley Burton

Relieving overcrowding in women’s prisons in Queensland: What it means for female offenders
Sandy Sacre

Body Worn Images: The New Aesthetics of Policing

Carolyn McKay

Attention Deficit: The School-to-Prison Pipeline and how to interrupt its Path

Sarah Devyn

Post-Provocation Sentencing in Domestic and Non-Domestic Homicides: The Role of Mental Illness and/or Impairment in Defence Narratives

Danielle Tyson

Sex Workers’ Plans to Exit and Anticipated Fears: Roles of Trauma Histories, Relationships, and External Threats

Mary Finn

“A combination of extortion and civic duty”: Reconsidering gangs in ‘weak state’ communities

Richard Evans

‘For now we see through a glass, darkly’ Using police data to scrutinise the use, effect and effectiveness of Australia’s police imposedpatron banning provisions

Clare Farmer

11:50 – 12:10

Young People and the Media in a Post-Conflict Society:  Challenging Stereotypes and ‘Risking’ Retribution

Faith Gordon

Can Crime Scene Behaviours Differentiate Between and Predict Serial Versus Non-Serial   Rapists?

Serena Davidson

Inside and Outside: Perspectives of Two Directors

Rosalie Martin

Media Reporting of homicide in the digital age

Laura Wajnryb McDonald

Seeing Red: Correctional Reform and the Dignity for Incarcerated Women Act

Elizabeth Athaide-victor

An integrated approach to designing, delivering and reporting research: Combining practitioner and academic perspectives within the field of sentencing research

Elena Marchetti

Examining the invisible: victimhood experiences of trafficked men

Polina Smiragina-Ingelstrom

Impact of the audiovisual executions of the Daesh in the processes of radicalization and jihadist recruitment according to the target audience

Miguel Ángel Soria Verde

12:10 – 13:30


2018 ANZSOC Annual General Meeting

Stream Plenary
13:30 – 14:30 Panel, Ethical Tensions in Criminology
Stream Young People, Crime and Justice Carceral Borders Extending Punishment Digital Criminology Policing Gender and Crime Wrongful Conviction Crime in the Pacific Policing Dangerous Consumption
Topic PANEL – Development & Prevention of Youth Crime & ASB Border violences and control Improving prison practices Cybercrime victimisation PANEL – “Police education: new models, new approaches and emerging trends” PANEL – Intimate Partner violence, risk and security: Securing women’s lives in a global world ROUNDTABLE PANEL – Encounters with Crime and Justice in the Pacific Islands Models
14:35 – 14:55

Preventing Youth Crime at a Whole-of-Community Level by Measuring and Responding to the Social and Emotional Needs of Children

Tara McGee

Manus Island Prison Theory

Behrouz Boochani

Experiences and perspectives of African Australians in Victorian prisons

Gerald Onsando

Digital Predictions: Putting Cybercrime Victimization Theories to the Test

Caitlyn McGeer

“Snapshot from the UK – Creating a Graduate Police Force”

Jenny Fleming

Intimate partner violence, risk and security: securing women’s lives in a global world

Kate Fitz-Gibbon

Wrongful conviction research in Australia: Strategies and approaches to understanding the unknown and overlooked

Greg Stratton, Rachel Dioso-Villa, Jane Tudor-Owen, Jacqueline Fuller, Katie Hail-Jares, Joseph MacFarlane





Crime and Justice: Crime Prevention in a Pacific city: Examples from Port Moresby

Fiona Hukula

The nature of illicit drug supply and current Australian criminal justice responses: Social supply and sentencing.
Melissa Bull
14:55 – 15:15

Does Family Support Reduce Youth Crime in Socially Disadvantaged Communities?

Ross Homel

Deathscapes: Mapping Race and Violence in Settler Societies. A Dialogue.
Joseph Pugliese, Maria Giannacopoulos

Reconceptualising rehabilitation in women’s prisons

Elaine Genders, Elaine Player

Exploring notions of “justice” for individual fraud victims from those across the fraud justice network

Cassandra Cross

“Creating a positive discourse about police tertiary education – analysis from a case that works”

Isabelle Bartkowiak-Théron

Temporary migration & family violence: the borders of belonging & protection

Marie Segrave

“Kill all the sorcerers:” The interconnections between sorcery, violence, war and peace in Bougainville

Miranda Forsyth

Who Are Friends? The Changing Definition of ‘Friends’ in Social Supply Networks
Katie Lowe
15:15 – 15:35

A family stress-proximal process model for understanding the effects of close family member imprisonment on adolescents’ alcohol use

Kirsten Besemer

Where are the Tampas?
Willem de Lint, Maria Giannacopoulos

Prison work as dirty work in Australia: Form and consequences for practice and reform

Anna Eriksson, Ariel Yap

Drug Muling for Love

Monica Whitty

‘What makes a good ‘cop’? What we know and what we don’t know…’

Roberta Julian

Considering Victim Safety When Sentencing Intimate Partner Offenders

Julia Tolmie

Access to Justice in rural Vanuatu Communities Initiative

Beverleigh Kanas Joshua

A National Take-Home Naloxone Program for Australia
James Petty 
15:35 – 15:55 Linked Lives: Antisocial Behaviour Across Three Generations
Tara McGee

Tragedy and responsibility: deaths at sea and on land

Claire Loughnan, Maria Giannacopoulos

Making sense of ‘green care’ in prisons

Gary Veale, Abigail Wild

Image Based Sexual Abuse in Singapore

Laura Vitis

“Police education in Vietnam”

Melissa Jardine

Spaceless Violence: Technology-facilitated Abuse and Stalking in the Context of Domestic Violence

Bridget Harris

Topic TBC

Edwina Kotoisuva

Sober and Orderly: A Short History of Policing Public Drunkenness in New South Wales

Matthew Allen

15:55 – 16:15

The proposed establishment of a ‘crossover list’ in the Children’s Court of Victoria

Jennifer Bowles

Climate Change Migration and the Political Management of Risk

Elizabeth Stanley

Sexual violence and digital ethics: the implications of researching online disclosures in the post- #MeToo era

Tully O’Neill

Up-Skilling police officers online: delivering a different type of higher education for serving police

Sancia West

16:15 – 16:45 Afternoon Tea
Stream Young People, Crime and Justice Carceral Borders Extending Punishment Digital Criminology State Crime and Structural Justice Innovative Justice Victims and Trauma Crime Management Policing
Topic Restorative justice and diversion of young people Everyday experiences of the internal border Reoffending risk – bail, gradual release, community sanctions GPS, geospatial tools and surveillance Policing and State Crime ROUDTABLE PANEL – Coercive Control Policing: From prevention to crime control: National and International Perspectives  Policing and the Public
16:45 – 17:05 Restorative Justice in Hong Kong: Its Role in Youth Justice and Future Challenges

Dennis Wong

Resisting the ‘structurally embedded border’ in Australia

Leanne Weber

Pre-Trial Liberty: Right or Privilege?

Marilyn McMahon

The modest GPS as crime fighting tool in informal settlements
Bernadine Benson
Policing and resilience: A comparative assessment of police organisations’ histories and futures
Tariro Mutongwizo

Innovative justice interventions: The Centre for Innovative Justice team discuss their current work

Nareeda Lewers, Rob Hulls, Elena Campbell, Stan Winford, Jessica Richter, Anna Howard, Tallace Bissett

The Coercive Control Offence and Implications for the Policing of Domestic Abuse

Charlotte Barlow

“Go ahead, make my day.” Current trends and evidence regarding police, firearms and crime control.
Rick Sarre
Civic activism, citizen-led policing and the future of community crime prevention in New Zealand
Trevor Bradley
17:05 – 17:25

Beyond Restorative Justice: Conflict resolution within an institutional ethos of respect

Rosalie Martin, Rob White 

Rejecting Syrian Asylum seekers: violations of the Principle of Non Refoulement in Lebanon.

Vasja Badalic

Innocent until proven guilty: really?

Karen Gelb, Caroline Spiranovic


On being tagged and tracked: A reflexive exploration

Hannah Graham 

Police Violence and Police Complaints: Independence, Integrity and Individual Justice

Clare Torrible

Coercive Control: A clinical or a legal concept? Problems and possibilities
Kate Fitz-Gibbon

‘Do police need to be armed for their own safety?’ A comparative study of police militarisation, weaponisation, and officer safety in urban communities

Richard Evans, Clare Farmer

Public Order Policing: A Challenge for South African Police Service

Khethiwe  Mawai

16:55 – 17:15

Supporting services to arrested youth in Hong Kong: Implications to preventive strategies of reoffending

Man Ho Chan, Siu Chui  Lee, Ka In Wu

Operation Deportation: Asylum and the Denial of Human Autonomy in Britain, Denmark and Sweden.

Victoria Canning

Gambling on freedom: temporary and gradual prison release in Ukraine

Anton Symkovych

The commodification of mobile phone surveillance: An analysis of the consumer spyware industry
Diarmaid Harkin

Policing in a changing Vietnam: A Southern Policing perspective

Melissa Jardine

The victim-offender dynamic in domestic abuse and coercive control: An analysis of police data

Les Humphreys

Extradition and transnational justice administration: An analysis of domestic processes and international cooperation during requests to Australia, Canada and the United States

Sally Kennedy

The ‘Collective Impact’ of law enforcement and public health

Sancia West

17:15 – 17:35

Belongingness, youth violence and violence prevention interventions

Helena Erasmus

Australian Immigration Detention: exploring its depth, weight, tightness and breadth as experienced by women detainees.
Lorena Rivas

Rethinking Community Sanctions in the C21st

Julie Stubbs, Chris Cunneen

Preserving eyewitness accounts with iWitnessed

Helen Paterson

Models of police oversight: What about public trust?

Emma Ryan

Controlling or Coercive Behaviour and Human Rights: Widening the Ambit of Harm

Marilyn McMahon, Paul McGorrery 

Geographical variations in the solvability, investigation and detection of crime

Richard Coupe

An environmental approach to police deviance: Exploring situational prevention possibilities using a crime triangle framework

Kelly Hine

17:35 – 17:55

Honoured in the Breach: Border Protection and the Australian Government’s Duty of Care

Richard Harding

‘Blurring the lines’: the voluntary and community sector and service delivery for women offenders

Kate Burns

Doing justice in virtual reality: results of a randomised controlled trial

David Tait

Friday 7 December 2018

Indicates Collaborative Conversation Session
08:15 – 08:45 Registration, Arrival Tea and Coffee
Stream Young People, Crime and Justice Prisons Extending Punishment Digital Criminology State Crime and Structural Justice Victims and Trauma Victims and Trauma Southern Criminology Terrorism and Counter-terrorism
Topic Children & young people in custody Prisons from the inside PANEL – Parental and close family incarceration  ROUNDTABLE PANEL – State Recognition and Possibilities for Justice: Gender, Identity, and Victimisation Inflicting Trauma Family and Intimate Partner Violence Southern and comparative criminology Terrorism and Counter-terrorism
08:45 – 09:05 The Lives and Adjustment Patterns of Juvenile “Lifers”

Simone Deegan

Just Time: Delivering the Circle of Security Parent DVD Program® in the Mary Hutchinson Women’s Prison

Rosalie Martin

How do mothers ‘do time’? – Understanding variation in mothers’ experiences of imprisonment

Rebecca Wallis

Crime and Justice in Digital Society

Murray Lee,  Anastasia Powell, Robin Cameron, Carolyn McKay, Greg Stratton

Identities beyond conflict: Rights, recognition, and reconciliation within Myanmar’s post-conflict justice agenda

Bethia Burgess
The Bigger Picture of Confrontational Homicide: The Andrew Jones case through an ultra-realist lens

Elizabeth Yardley
Prosecutions of controlling or coercive behaviour in England and Wales

Paul McGorrery, Marilyn McMahon
Applying Social Bond Theory in China: Conceptual and Operational Issues

Spencer Li
Experiences using a variety of recruitment techniques to conduct public surveys about counter-terrorism

Claire Irvine
09:05 – 09:25

Psycho-educational prospects for students in custody

Tim Corcoran

The Experience of Imprisonment amongst former military service personnel

Daniel Packham
Challenges and benefits of gradual release programs for the wellbeing of children of prisoners

Holly Smallbone
State Recognition, Ontological Justice, and Transgender Children

Matthew Mitchell
Critical Hate Studies: a theoretical perspective

Zoe James
Parental abuse by dependent adult children: An emerging form of family violence?

Gemma Hamilton
Making Crime a Development Issue: UNODC and the SDG

Jarrett Blaustein
Understanding drivers of punitive attitudes towards counter-terrorism measures: An experimental vignette study

Harley Williamson
09:25 – 09:45 Improving the management of young people with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder and other brain impairments in an Australian detention centre

Hayley Passmore
Procedural justice and motivational posturing: Understanding prisoners’ cooperation and compliance behaviours

Julie Barkworth
“Prison journeys” – Exploring the distances between prisons and prisoners’ family members

Kirsten Besemer
De-constructing the ‘Legitimate’ War Victim

Rashaam Chowdhury
Anglican Clergy as Victims of Routinized Violent Attacks in Urban and Rural Localities

David Denney

Gendered entitlement or generally violent? Predictors of homicide offending by victim- offender relationship

Samara McPhedran

Implementation and Coordination of Social Crime Prevention: A Challenge for Municipalities in South Africa

Thompho Tshivase

The Abbott Government response to Islamic State and Ebola: a moral panic?
Matthew Box
09:45 – 10:05 Developing Diversionary Pathways for Indigenous Youth with Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD): A Three Community Study in WA
Harry Blagg, Tamara Tulich

Supporting First Nations families with a parent in prison: the experience of Belonging to Family

Krystal Lockwood

Responding to Family Violence as State Crime

Evelyn Rose

Victims’ Pathways Towards Wellbeing in the Aftermath of Serious Violent Crime

Holly Blackmore

Desistance from and Persistence in Male Offending: The Case of South Korea

Trent Bax

The Death of the Freedom Fighter – How the Threat of Terrorism is Suffocating the Protection of Political Criminals

Julia Jansson

10:05 – 10:25

Victim memory and psychological response to repeated traumatic events

Natali Dilevski

Adult onset offending (Qld and Dutch data)

Carleen Thompson

Discrete spatial choice approach to analyzing terrorist target selection
Zoe Marchment
10:25 – 10:55 Morning Tea


Stream Young People, Crime and Justice Gender and Crime NGOs and Crime Organised Crime Policing Policing Unlawful Migrant Labour Teaching Criminology Gender and Crime
Topic Changes in ‘youth crime’ – perceptions and realities Sex, bodies, violence PANEL – Non-governmental and voluntary sector organisations in criminal justice and drug policy processes Organised and disorganised crime Policing mental illness Getting the evidence: Police interviewing practices PANEL – Unlawful migrant labour exploitation in Australia Teaching Criminology PANEL – A closed mouth catches no flies: How tertiary prevention of sexual violence and abuse can inform primary and secondary prevention 
10:55 – 11:15

Why is juvenile crime declining in Japan and in the other western countries?

Koichi Hamai

Public Feminist Criminologies: Activist-Scholars in Violence Against Women Policy

Ruth Liston

Challenges to the participation of non-government organisations in drug policy processes

Natalie Thomas

“The ‘ndrangheta is female. Encountering women in the Calabrian mafia in Australia.”

Anna Sergi

Mental health and deaths after police contact in the United States
David Baker

Professionals views on how to conduct investigative interviews with minimally verbal adults

Madeline Bearman

Unlawful migrant labour exploitation in Australia

Marie Segrave

Fragmentation in criminology and criminal justice: A threshold concepts perspective

Kerry Wimshurst

Adopting a public health approach to sexual violence and abuse prevention

Larissa Christensen, Susan Rayment-McHugh, Nadine McKillop

11:15 – 11:35 The nature and long-term consequences of early-onset offending: a study of two NSW birth cohorts
Jason Payne

No Exit? Sex work, ‘exiting’ ideologies and transitioning programs in Australia

Larissa Sandy

Valued, independent organisations or ‘little fingers of the state’?: The position and influence of NGOs in criminal justice in New Zealand

Alice Mills

The two ‘ndrangheta down under. One hundred years of constructing the Italian mafia in Australia.

Anna Sergi


Duncan Chappell

The association between offence type and frontline police trainee interviewing performance.

Hamida Zekiroski

Forced Marriage: interrogation the Australian response

Laura Vidal

University students studying alongside incarcerated men/women behind prison walls

Marietta Martinovic

Extending contextual clinical interventions with youth sexual offenders to primary and secondary prevention: An Australian case study

Susan Rayment-McHugh

11:35 – 11:55

Pathways to offending for young Sudanese Australians

Stephane Shepherd

Communicative Consent as Law: Problems and Possibilities

Rachael Burgin

The voluntary sector in prisons in England and Wales: Where are we and what lies ahead?

Rosie Meek

The ‘Dilettante’ Hitman: Exploring the Consequences of Incompetency in the World of Contract Murder
Liam Brolan

Therapeutic Policing and Persons with Mental Illness: Utilising Specialised Response Models

Helen Punter

Police use of interpreters in routine cases: Challenges and innovative solutions

Loene Howes

The Modern Slavery Act: limits and possibilities

Heather Moore

University’s way of writing is nothing like it was like in schools’: Embedding academic skills in first year criminology

Rebecca Hiscock

Reconceptualising the role of guardianship in preventing child sexual abuse

Nadine McKillop

11:55 – 12:15

Harm goes Mainstream: The Terror of Leisure

Leanne Mcrae

The development of a new response to pro-lifers outside abortion providing premises

David Vakalis

Working with, against or through neoliberal penality? Voluntary sector futures in criminal justice

Mary Corcoran

Measuring the Effectiveness of Policing Practice in Fixated Individuals with Mental Illness.
Emily Corner

False confessions in Australian Wrongful Convictions

Lisanne Adam

Modern Slavery and human trafficking: the international context

Sanja Milivojevic

Teaching Criminology and Social Justice in the context of student mobility and internationalised higher education
James Roffee, Kate Burns

Professionals’ perceptions of female child sexual offenders: Implications for prevention

Larissa Christensen

12:15 – 13:15 Lunch
Stream Extending Punishment Extending Punishment State Crime and Structural Justice Sentencing Victims and Trauma Victims and Trauma
Topic Highlighting harm and resisting incarceration PANEL – The Rehabilitative Prison: an oxymoron, or an opportunity to design prisons differently and reduce reoffending? ROUNDTABLE PANEL – Judicial Supervision: Evidence, current practice, and implications for mainstream court settings

Institutions of Harm and Victimisation


Familial Harm and Trauma – teasing apart boundaries
13:15 – 13:35

Turning a spotlight on the surging number of incarcerated Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women in Victoria

Una Stone

The moral ambiguities at the heart of progressive prison design

Yvonne Jewkes

State Crime and Colonialism
Nesam McMillan, Jennifer Balint, Michael Grewcock

A systematic review and meta-analysis of the effects of judicial supervision on recidivism, health, lifestyle factors of criminal offenders

Michael Trood

Ritual Abuse and Organisational Accountability in Australian Fire Services
Tamika Perrott
Bringing online child abuse material into the family home: the intersection between online child abuse material and family violence
Marg Liddell, Natalie Walker
13:35 – 13:55

Whatever happened to ‘Prison as a Last Resort’? Time now to consider the path towards abolition!

Peter Norden

Briefing prison design in a risk-averse environment

Kavan Applegate

Victorian Magistrates perceptions and use of judicial supervision in mainstream settings

Benjamin Spivak

“I’ll get you before you get me”: How people in prison understand the relationship between experiences of trauma and offending

Marianne Bevan

“To me it was normal”: Making sense of family violence from the perspective of perpetrators and the implications for treatment

Bronwyn Morrison, Marianne Bevan

13:55 – 14:15

Resisting Carceral Violence: Inside-Out Movement Building

Bree Carlton

Daring to be different? Creating a new, large, rehabilitative prison

Kate Gooch

Judicial Supervision of Criminal Offenders: Implications for practice

Pauline Spencer

The Trauma of Out-Of-Home-Care: the criminogenic consequences of, and institutional responses to, care-related abuse and neglect.

Kath McFarlane

A Woman’s Right to Be Spanked? BDSM and IPV in the CJS

Nadia David

Stream Plenary
14:20 – 14:30 Presentation of the Allan Austin Bartholomew Award, the David Biles Correctional Research Award, and the Allan van Zyl Memorial Prize
14:30 – 15:30

Keynote Address – Transformative Justice and New Abolition in the United States

Professor Michelle Brown

From 15:30 Ice Cream Social


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