A new Australian Research Council Linkage Project led by Griffith University aims to improve child wellbeing in nine disadvantaged communities.
Supporting families, early childhood education and school retention are the key factors in helping people beat the poverty cycle. Griffith University criminologist Professor Ross Homel AO will outline practical methods and tools to help schools and community agencies lift children and families out of intergenerational cycles of poverty and welfare dependence when he delivers the […]
A new study has confirmed that family support is crucial in helping to prevent crime.
Professor Ross Homel spoke to Brisbane Times about the government’s plan to name and shame youth offenders. He said it was rehabilitation, not remand which was needed. Read the article at Youth crime already falling, even before tough new laws on the Brisbane Times website.
The project ‘Evidence-Informed Youth Sexual Violence Prevention’ has received funding of $2,278,182 over 3 years from a 2013-14 Indigenous Justice Program grant. The project is led by Professor Stephen Smallbone and Ms Susan Rayment-McHugh and includes Griffith researchers Dr Troy Allard, Professor Ross Homel, Ms Dimity Smith and Professor Anna Stewart, as well as Lucy […]
Professor Ross Homel recently spoke to Brisbane Times about youth justice. He told Brisbane Times the state should stop tackling juvenile offender issues based on “hysteria and emotion” and instead “concentrate on the facts.” Read more at Newman’s youth justice stance ‘hysterical’: Expert.