Early intervention crucial to avoid a life of crime

by Gaith Bader - Published on: 26 April 2008
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Published on: 26 April 2008

Book cover: Young offenders on community orders: Health, welfare and criminogenic needs
Greater focus on support strategies, including improved literacy and numeracy, vocational training, living conditions and mentoring, is required to stop young people from falling into a life of crime, according to research on young people in custody and on those serving orders in on the community. The book will be launched tonight by Professor Chris Cunneen, the UNSW Global Chair in Criminology.


Young offenders on community orders: Health, welfare and criminogenic needs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lucy Osburn, still inspiring readers

by Gaith Bader - Published on: 2 April 2008
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Published on: 2 April 2008

Book cover: Lucy Osburn, a lady displaced: Florence Nightingale's envoy to Australia The National Biography Awards short list was announced today, featuring six titles on diverse subjects – from Napoleon to a little-known convict. Lucy Osburn, a lady displaced: Florence Nightingale’s envoy to Australia made the list, highlighting its valuable exploration of women’s work and standards of patient care in colonial NSW. The winner will be announced on Thursday 10th April.

 

 

 

 

Privatisation – does it provide the best outcome for taxpayers?

by Gaith Bader - Published on: 2 April 2008
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Published on: 2 April 2008

Privatisation: sell off or sell out? explains that privatisation, in its various forms, is leading to an erosion of public accountability and, by default, a radical change in the role of government in Australia.

 

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