Rural and remote

Drink driving among Indigenous Australians in outer regional and remote communities and development of a drink driving program: A summary of findings and recommendations

Drink driving is a leading cause of criminal justice system contact for Indigenous Australians. National and state strategies recommend Indigenous road safety initiatives are warranted. However, there is sparse evidence to inform drink driving-related preventive and treatment measures. Using quantitative and qualitative methods, the study examines the profile of Queensland’s Indigenous drink drivers using court convictions and identifies the contributing psycho-social, cultural and contextual factors through qualitative interviews.

Policing responses to substance misuse in rural and remote indigenous communities

The report from a National Workshop held at the Crowne Plaza, Alice Springs, 29 - 30 August 2007

Policing substance abuse in Indigenous communities

This report outlines the results of a workshop that was held in Mildura, Victoria on 5 and 6 August 2008.

An investigation into the influx of Indigenous 'visitors' to Darwin's Long Grass from remote NT communities - Phase 2

Being undesirable: law, health and life in Darwin’s Long Grass

Plain English summary and implications for police prepared by Roger Nicholas.

An investigation into the influx of Indigenous 'visitors' to Darwin's Long Grass from remote NT communities - Phase 2

Being undesirable: law, health and life in Darwin’s Long Grass

This study asked the question, What do Aboriginal people staying in Darwin's Long Grass require to attain an acceptable level of health and life quality and to be law abiding citizens? The views and experiences of 550 participants were explored through three stages of fieldwork.