The first ever International Rural Crime Conference will take place on 27 September 2017 in South Africa. The theme of the conference is “The Challenges of Rural Crimes Affecting Agriculture” and will feature keynote speakers:
- Professor Joseph Donnermeyer, Ohio State University (US)
- Dr Elaine Barclay, University of New England (Australia)
- Mr Emmanuel Bunei, Mount Kenya University (Africa)
Next month, the Crime and Justice in Asia and the Global South International Conference will be held at the Shangri-La Hotel in Cairns, tropical north Queensland, Australia. Read more
The Australian Institute of Professional Intelligence Officers will be hosting the 26th AIPIO intelligence conference and exhibition, Intelligence 2017, at the Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart on 22-24 August 2017. The conference and exhibition will bring together intelligence professionals from around Australia, the region and further afield and affords the opportunity to establish new contacts, network with peers and share insights into today’s topics, trends and innovations in the National Intelligence Community market.
Crime and Justice Research Centre Associate Professor Molly Dragiewicz will deliver the keynote address Dynamics of Domestic Violence: Helping the Helpers at the Priority One Counsellors Conference in Brisbane on 8 June 2017. Dragiewicz is course coordinator for QUT’s Graduate Certificate in Domestic Violence and teaches the interdisciplinary undergraduate elective. She recently published Abusive Endings: Separation and Divorce Violence against Women with Walter S. DeKeseredy and Martin D. Schwartz.
Priority One is Queensland Ambulance Services‘ Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for first responders. It is a comprehensive EAP approach that incorporates peer support officers, professional counsellors, a 24 hour telephone service, chaplaincy, LGBT staff support group, Indigenous staff support group. It offers ongoing training opportunities for professional development.
CJRC member Associate Professor Molly Dragiewicz will present on the Misuse of New Technology in Domestic Violence at the Magistrates Courts of Queensland Specialised DV Conference: Domestic Violence- A New Approach.
The panel is chaired by Dr Anne Purcell from Resolution Partners and is paired with a panel on the Misuse of New Technology: An Investigative Perspective by Acting Inspector Peter Bowser from Queensland Police Service, chaired by Magistrate Kilmartin.
The conference will take place 30 and 31 May, 2017 in Brisbane and address a variety of domestic violence related topics for judicial officers practicing in the area of domestic violence.
This is a new initiative by the Queensland Courts intended to support the emerging specialised domestic violence courts and other practices that have been implemented to enhance domestic violence responses in Queensland.
CJRC member Associate Professor Molly Dragiewicz will speak at a free two day Domestic Violence conference for QUT students
Dr Ron Frey from the School of Psychology and Counselling has organised a free two day domestic violence conference for QUT students.
May 27th and 28th May
10 am – 4 pm
H101, QUT Kelvin Grove Campus
Please note attendance is free, but there is somewhat limited seating in the auditorium.
All QUT students, family and friends are most cordially welcome. The programme is designed to maximise the participation of the audience and allow them to ask the questions they would really like answered.
In July 2017, the Crime and Justice Research Centre will co-host its biennial Crime, Justice and Social Democracy conference with the Asian Criminological Society’s Annual Meeting. This combined conference, “Crime and Justice in Asia and the Global South”, will create a globally connected space to enhance the dialogue between scholars and practitioners across the global south and with the global north. The purpose of co-hosting the two conferences is to promote a global criminology more befitting of the contemporary world in which we live. Read more
The Crime and Justice Research Centre, Faculty of Law, QUT, have announced the winners of the Postgraduate Scholarships in Southern Criminology.
This was an extremely competitive round with many high-quality applications received from Australia and around the world. In this round, separate scholarships were available for QUT and non-QUT postgraduate students. Read more