Welcome to your first job: expect to be underpaid, bullied, harassed or exploited in some way - Carley Ruiz, David Bartlett and Dr Emily Moir, Feb 2019
Our analysis of survey data indicates workplaces can do much more to protect young people from victimisation.
Low management supervision in retail and hospitality settings, for example, puts females under 16 at high risk of harassment and economic exploitation.
To improve the situation, governments and workplace regulators should more actively monitor, investigate and enforce the laws and regulations. Specifically those surrounding child employment, fair work, pay and superannuation, and workplace health and safety.
Governments and industry groups also need to more effectively engage with employers to make them more aware of their legal obligations.
Why there should be no public register of child sex offenders - Dr Danielle Harris, Jan 2019
Phenibut, online drug markets and the limits of law enforcement, 7 March 2018
Social Media Concerns- Channel 10 Feature, 15 Feb 2018
Criminology experts are warning social media is luring more teenagers onto the wrong side of the law
#MeTooPhD reveals shocking examples of academic sexism, 5 Feb 2018
Thousands of women have used #MeToo to share their stories of sexual harassment and assault. The power of it is not only in the high-profile cases, in bringing down the Harvey Weinsteins and Kevin Spaceys of the world. Its power also lies in uncovering sexism of a more subtle, everyday nature, which provides the foundation on which high-profile cases are built.
Australia struggling to rein in growing drug menace, 22 April 2017
Australia is grappling with increasing efforts to smuggle in huge quantities of the drug methamphetamine from across the region, prompting the police to create global task forces that have resulted in record-breaking seizures. Fueled by strong demand and high local prices, Australia has become a popular destination for syndicates from across the region, including China, Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia.
Explainer: why some acts are classified as terrorism but others aren't, 13 April 2017
NSW launches web training to protect children , 12 April 2017
The OCG said the program is endorsed by leading criminologist and researcher Professor Stephen Smallbone of the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Griffith University in Queensland. He specialises in situational prevention in reducing sexual abuse of children. Professor Smallbone, well- known for his expert input at the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse said: “The Royal Commission has reminded us that children can be abused not just in their own homes or social circles, but also in the organisations they spend time in".