RMIT’s Criminology and Justice Studies is home to nationally and internationally recognised research expertise in preventing violence against women, sex work regulation and law reform, miscarriage of justice, forensic interviewing, as well as social welfare and family policy.

Our core research addresses overarching themes of policing, gendered violence, miscarriages of justice and social inequities.

Our research and expertise have directly informed policy and practice on issues such as illicit drugs, domestic violence, sexual offences, cyber crimes, counter terrorism, sex work and social welfare.

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Acknowledgement of country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business. - Artwork created by Louisa Bloomer