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An awful state of affairs for you: managing the needs of older prisoners - a case study from the Australian Capital Territory

Jackson, Isabella; Doyle, Caroline; Bartels, Lorana

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The 2013-2017 Australian Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse found that children were abused in over 4000 Australian institutions between 1980 and 2015. The Commission referred at least 309 matters relating to abuse in Catholic institutions to the police. It is predicted that, in the coming years, older males will comprise an increasingly large part of the prison population in Australia. High increases are already being noted in one Australian jurisdiction, the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/216660
Source: Current Issues in Criminal Justice
DOI: 10.1080/10345329.2020.1739815

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