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2015-08-31T00:00:00+10:00 08.2015
Child sexual victimisation in Queensland (DOC, 649.5 kB)

This paper provides an overview of legal and administrative developments in the area of child sexual victimisation in Queensland. It includes key administrative and legislative changes in Queensland from 2000 to August 2015. Word version.

2015-08-31T00:00:00+10:00 08.2015
Child sexual victimisation in Queensland (PDF, 422.1 kB)

This paper provides an overview of legal and administrative developments in the area of child sexual victimisation in Queensland. It includes key administrative and legislative changes in Queensland from 2000 to August 2015. PDF version.

2008-10-01T00:00:00+10:00 10.2008
Mandatory treatment and perceptions of treatment effectiveness: a Queensland study of non-custodial offenders with drug and/or alcohol abuse problems (Research & Issues Paper, No.7) (PDF, 429.1 kB)

Examination of what influences the effectiveness of mandatory treatment of offenders with drug and/or alcohol abuse problems.

2008-08-01T10:00:00+10:00 08.2008
Exploring drug use II: Drug use by hospital emergency department patients (PDF, 1.0 MB)

2005 re-examination of the nature and extent of alcohol and drug use among patients attending the Gold Coast Hospital Emergency Department.

2008-02-29T23:00:00+10:00 02.2008
How the criminal justice system handles allegations of sexual abuse: A review of the implementation of the recommendations of the Seeking justice report (PDF, 532.9 kB)

Review of the implementation of the recommendations of the 'Seeking justice' report on how the QPS and DPP handle sexual abuse offences.

2008-02-29T23:00:00+10:00 02.2008
Drugs and crime: Trends among watch-house detainees (PDF, 2.9 MB)

Drug use patterns and criminal behaviour of detainees from various watch-houses in Queensland, New South Wales, Western Australia and South Australia.

2007-07-01T10:00:00+10:00 07.2007
Breaking the cycle: A study of victimisation and violence in the lives of non-custodial offenders (PDF, 3.9 MB)

Offending Persons Across the Lifecourse (OPAL) study of 480 non-custodial offenders and the predictors of recidivism.

2007-07-01T00:00:00+10:00 07.2007
Childhood physical abuse and adult offending: are they linked, and is there scope for early intervention? (Research & Issues Paper, No.6) (PDF, 274.3 kB)

Study examining the relationship between physical abuse during childhood and later offending as an adult.

2007-06-01T10:00:00+10:00 06.2007
Reforming child protection in Queensland: A review of the implementation of recommendations contained in the CMC's Protecting children report (PDF, 326.1 kB)

Review of the implementation of recommendations made in the CMC’s Protecting Children report.

2005-09-01T10:00:00+10:00 09.2005
Responding to volatile substance abuse: evaluation of the places of safety model (PDF, 431.2 kB)

This report documents the CMC's evaluation of the effectiveness of a state government initiative to help people who are addicted to inhaling volatile substances. The evaluation was complementary to a review of new police powers introduced to support the initiative.

2005-03-01T11:00:00+10:00 03.2005
Policing domestic violence: report summary (PDF, 465.2 kB)

Summary of the report 'Meeting the challenges' on the issues that confront police dealing with domestic violence.

2005-03-01T11:00:00+10:00 03.2005
Policing domestic violence in Queensland: meeting the challenges (PDF, 1.7 MB)

The report looks at the challenges that confront police and identifies potential strategies to improve their effectiveness and efficiency.

2004-06-01T10:00:00+10:00 06.2004
Child-focused sexual abuse prevention programs: how effective are they in preventing child abuse? (Research & Issues Paper, No. 5) (PDF, 109.1 kB)

This paper examines the current research into the effectiveness of programs designed to prevent the sexual abuse of children.

2004-01-01T11:00:00+10:00 01.2004
Protecting children: report summary (PDF, 601.6 kB)

Summary of the CMC’s Protecting children (2004) report on the abuse of children in foster care in Queensland; includes recommendations.

2004-01-01T11:00:00+10:00 01.2004
Protecting children: an inquiry into abuse of children in foster care (PDF, 2.6 MB)

Report of an inquiry into Queensland's foster care system. Recommendations for reform include the call for a new Department of Child Safety dedicated exclusively to protecting the rights of children, particularly those in foster care.

2003-06-02T06:00:00+10:00 06.2003
Seeking justice: an inquiry into the handling of sexual offences by the criminal justice system (PDF, 1.3 MB)

Report of the findings and recommendations of a CMC public inquiry into the handling of sexual offence matters in the Queensland criminal justice system.

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