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Griffith Criminology Institute plays host to world-class conferences and founded the Tony Fitzgerald Lecture Series, which focuses on maintaining the separation of powers and fight official corruption. Keep up-to-date with our latest research and read about and listen to our experts’ in the news.
Applied Research in Crime and Justice Conference
Griffith Criminology Institute, in partnership with the NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research, hosts the annual Applied Research in Crime and Justice Conference every two years in Brisbane. The conference showcases high quality Australian and international research on crime and justice.
Tony Fitzgerald Lecture Series
The Tony Fitzgerald Lecture and Scholarship Program was launched by Griffith University in 2009 to mark the 20th anniversary of the release of the Fitzgerald Report, which uncovered widespread corruption in the Queensland government. The Tony Fitzgerald Lecture is held biennially to commemorate the Fitzgerald Report which was a watershed in the political history of Queensland, Australia, and beyond.
Future of Policing Symposium
Since 2014, GCI has partnered with the Queensland Police Service to deliver the annual Future of Policing Symposium. The symposia are invitation-only events held to facilitate discussion, collaboration and networking between senior police leaders from around Australia and New Zealand, and local and international experts.
Since 2016, Griffith Criminology has partnered with Queensland Corrective Services to deliver the annual Corrections Symposium. The symposium brings together 200 academics, corrective services practitioners and the QCS Research and Evaluation Unit with the aim of developing a better understanding of how research can inform practice.
GCI Seminar Series
Griffith Criminology Institute hosts a large number of seminars throughout the year. Speakers include international and national visiting scholars, industry partners, collaborating researchers and our own members.
Queensland Youth Justice Forum
The Queensland Youth Justice Forum is a joint collaboration between the Queensland Chapter of Restorative Practices International, Griffith University’s School of Criminology and Criminal Justice and the Griffith Criminology Institute. Held annually, the forum brings together attendees from several agencies, including police, education, youth justice, NGOs and academia to discuss key issues in youth justice.
2020 Applied Research in Crime and Justice Conference
Griffith Criminology Institute, in partnership with the NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research, is proud to be hosting the 7th annual Applied Research in Crime and Justice Conference in 2020. This conference will showcase high quality Australian and international research in the areas of policing, offender rehabilitation, situational crime prevention, corrections, early-intervention and criminal justice administration.
Increased reporting needed to stamp out image-based abuse
19 Mar 2020
Australia leads the world in fighting online image-based abuse (IBA) but there’s no room for complacency warns Griffith University criminologist Dr...
Griffith representatives recognised with Australia Day Honours
29 Jan 2020
Incoming Pro-Vice Chancellor (Indigenous) Professor Cindy Shannon was one of many Griffith University staff, alumni and associates recognised with...
Griffith awarded $3.3 million in funding for ARC Discovery and Linkage projects
05 Dec 2019
Griffith University has been awarded $3,376,073 for ARC Discovery and Linkage Projects.
Action is the key message say domestic violence advocates
14 Nov 2019
Action is the key message as domestic violence advocates converge on the Gold Coast for Griffith University’s 2019 MATE Conference today.