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Professor Megan Davis1 1Pro Vice Chancellor Indigenous and Professor of Law, UNSW The formal constitutional recognition process in Australia, by year’s end, will have produced 8 reports in 8 years. And still there is no end in sight and Uluru risks...
  • November 12, 2018
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Theresa A. Gannon, DPhil, CPsychol (Forensic)1 1Professor of Forensic Psychology, Director of the Centre for Research and Education in Forensic Psychology (CORE-FP), University of Kent, UK To date, there has been very little psychological work conducted examining deliberate firesetting in...
  • November 4, 2018
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Theresa A. Gannon, DPhil, CPsychol (Forensic)1 1Professor of Forensic Psychology, Director of the Centre for Research and Education in Forensic Psychology (CORE-FP), University of Kent, UK At present, the sexual offending field is experiencing a turbulent time. Last year, a...
  • November 4, 2018
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Dr Danny Sullivan1 1Executive Director of Clinical Services, Forensicare Confidentiality has long been sacrosanct in health care. In forensic practice, its status has been more equivocal, but still valuable. However there has been a recent, increasing and significant erosion of...
  • October 30, 2018
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  Dr Benjamin Spivak1, Associate Professor Troy McEwan, Dr Margaret Nixon, Dr Henning Hachtel 1Centre for Forensic Behavioural Sciences, Swinburne University of Technology Homicide is the most serious of violent offences and, while it remains a low frequency offence in Australia, the severe...
  • September 17, 2018
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Cleo Brandt1 1Netherlands National Police (NNP) In the Netherlands, the term domestic violence is used as a blanket term by the police and public prosecutor’s office. It covers a wide range of topics, such as honour-based violence, elder abuse, child...
  • August 30, 2018
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Kym Walford1, Fiona Black2, Laura J. Ferris3, Carla Meurk3, Dominic Beer4 1Forensic and Secure Services, West Moreton Health; 2West Moreton Health, 3Queensland Forensic Mental Health Service, Metro North Hospital and Health Service; Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, West Moreton Health; 4Addiction and Mental...
  • August 7, 2018
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Dr Brian Thomas-peter1 1Entelic Consulting, Bowen Island, Canada This paper considers the history of Public Inquiries and investigations of untoward incidents in forensic psychiatric services and asks why they have been largely ineffective in producing change. The lessons fail to...
  • August 7, 2018
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Adjunct Professor Joan Lawrence1,2 1RANZCP Brisbane, Australia, 2Medicolegal Society of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia This paper will attempt to demonstrate an issue many Forensic Psychiatrists face when compiling reports for civil compensation and will urge those with appropriate ability to address...
  • August 7, 2018
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Dr Russ Scott1 1Queensland Prison Mental Health Service, Woolloongabba , Australia In Australia, the Commonwealth Criminal Code section 100 defines a “terrorist act” as an action (or threat of action) done or made with two specific intentions: (1) the intention...
  • August 7, 2018
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