Below is a list of sites that may be of interest. Please keep in mind, this list is just a selection and there are many other interesting sites to be found.
The Australian Bureau of Statistics(ABS) is Australia's official statistical organisation. The ABS provide high quality, objective and responsive national statistical services to assist and encourage informed decision-making, research and discussion within governments and the community.
The Australian Institute of Criminology is Australia's pre-eminent national crime and criminal justice research agency. Based in Canberra, the Institute plays an important role conducting timely and proactive research on crime and criminology, and disseminating information to provide the Australian Government with a unique knowledge base from which to inform policy.
The Queensland Corrective Services only deals with adult offenders. The Department of Communities is responsible for managing juvenile offenders. For more information on the Youth Justice Program, visit www.communities.qld.gov.au
Each State administers its own corrective services system. For more information about corrections in other States, visit the following web sites:
No jurisdiction in Australia has the death penalty. For more information on the death penalty, visit the Australian Institute of Criminology web site at www.aic.gov.au.
27 June 2011