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Factors affecting crime rates in Indigenous communities in NSW: Kempsey and Gunnedah

Posted on: 13 August, 2012
Issue: Vol 11 No 3, July 2011 – September 2011
Related to Social and emotional wellbeing Offender health Research New South Wales

Vivian A, Pries T (2012)
Factors affecting crime rates in Indigenous communities in NSW: Kempsey and Gunnedah
Sydney: Jumbunna Indigenous House of Learning, University of Technology

This report provides details of qualitative research undertaken to explore Indigenous offending in the communities of Kempsey and Gunnedah in New South Wales. For each community, it provides details about:

  • geography, demographics and history
  • community dynamics, leadership and governance
  • socioeconomic profile and economic participation
  • crime (statistics and perceptions)
  • factors contributing to adult and youth crime
  • crime prevention and responses to the crime rate
  • criminal justice issues
  • services and policies relating to justice.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

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