Griffith Criminology Institute, in partnership with the NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research, is proud to be hosting the fifth annual Applied Research in Crime and Criminal Justice Conference. This conference will showcase Australian and international research in the areas of policing, offender rehabilitation, situational crime prevention, corrections, early intervention and criminal justice administration.

The event is intended for both researchers and policy makers. Officers from all levels of government will have the opportunity to see how new research can help develop more effective, efficient and equitable ways of managing crime and justice.

Follow us on Twitter using the hashtag #ARCJC2018 for live updates during the event.

Early bird registrations close 1 October 2017. Register now here.

Keynote speakers

Professor Susan McVie

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Professor Lorraine Mazerolle

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Professor Martine Powell

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A provisional program is available below covering areas of:

  • Policing
  • Juvenile Crime and the Justice System
  • Corrections
  • Courts
  • Substance Use and Crime
  • Developmental and Life Course Prevention
  • Domestic and Family Violence
  • Environmental Criminology and Crime Analysis

Download provisional program here (77.2 K PDF)


Early bird registrations available until 1 October 2017. Registrations close 7 February 2018.

Register here

Registration Type

Early Bird Rate per person until 1st October 2017

Standard Rate per person from 1st October 2017

Full Registration (Full registration for both conference days)



Group Registration (Full registration for 3 or more attendees from the same organisation)



Single Day Registration (Registration for only 1 conference day)



Student Registration (Full registration for current student)



Single Day Student Registration (Single day registration for current student)



All prices are in Australian dollars and include 10% GST.

Payment can be made via credit card, direct deposit via an invoice or a journal transfer (Griffith staff only).

Credit/Debit Card

Pay directly via credit or debit card at the end of registration. You will be provided with a tax invoice.

Direct Deposit via Invoice

Request an invoice so you can pay via direct deposit. Register as usual, then select 'Request an Invoice' as payment option. Email with invoicing information to generate a payment invoice.

Journal Transfer (Griffith staff only)

Register as usual, then select 'Pay by Journal Transfer'. Email with your preferred speedtype and class. A journal payment will be arranged and a confirmation email sent via Griffith Finance once complete.

Host city and venue

Brisbane is blessed with an enviable climate, world-class facilities and convenient public transport networks.

Delegates can easily access activities like whale-watching and dolphin-feeding on Moreton Bay, with the lush rainforests of the Scenic Rim and the beaches of the Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast within a 90-minute drive of the city centre.

The conference is being held at the Pullman King George Square, in Brisbane’s city centre. On-site accommodation is available.


Pullman Brisbane King George Square Accommodation Offer

Pullman Brisbane King George Square offers guests two separate towers for your accommodation requirements. Please book direct with the hotel by emailing or calling  07 3229 9111. Please quote 'Griffith Criminology Institute' to access the special conference rates below.

Mercure Tower (4 star)

Guestrooms are modern and contemporary in design and offer a choice of queen or twin beds and feature natural lighting, ensuite bathroom with shower and work desk.

Pullman Tower (5 star)

Retreat to our Pullman room featuring a relaxing, sleek and contemporary design with designated workspace and cosy leather chairs.


Mercure Superior Mecure Superior Pullman Deluxe Pullman Deluxe
Room Only Bed & Breakfast for One Room Only Bed & Breakfast for One
$170 $195 $200 $225

Rates are inclusive of 10% GST and subject to availability upon confirmation

Rooms include complimentary access to the luxury gymnasium and recreational pool and deck

Hilton Hotel Accommodation Offer

Hilton Brisbane is offering 20% off accommodation rates for event delegates.

Bookings can be made online via the link below. Please adjust desired check-in and check-out dates and click continue to view accommodation rates

Group Name:  The Applied Research in Crime and Justice Conference

Arrival Date: 10 February 2018

Departure Date: 20 February 2018


2018 Applied Research in Crime and Justice Conference