New report looks to improve victims’ encounters with the criminal justice system.
A groundbreaking report by the RMIT's Centre for Innovative Justice, looking at the experiences of victims through the criminal justice process, has been launched by the Minister for Victim Support, the Hon. Ben Carroll MP.
Brave survivor calls for change
A domestic violence survivor who has personal experience of the criminal justice system has been recognised for her advocacy work for people living with disability and trauma.
Top tier ranking for RMIT’S MBA courses
RMIT has upheld a strong performance in CEO Magazine’s global ranking, with the University’s MBA courses ranked among the best globally.
A gross miscarriage of justice?
Criminology and Justice expert Associate Professor Michele Ruyters shares her insights into the murder of Albert Snowball, which saw one man acquitted and another convicted.
Australian-first research investigates perpetration of image-based sexual abuse
One in 10 people have committed image-based sexual abuse, according to the first comprehensive research into the issue in Australia.
Ex-prisoners are more likely to become homeless but the reverse isn’t true
On the night the 2016 census was taken, more than 116,000 Australians were homeless. This was a 30% increase from the decade before.
Support services vital during forced mental health treatment
An evaluation of advocacy services provided to patients receiving mental health treatment against their will has found independent support is vital to their wellbeing.
Sniffer dogs increase trauma and risks of overdose
New research has found that deploying drug detection dogs at music festivals and public places encourages users to adapt their drug consumption, often with harmful consequences.
Justice and protection for all
On the eve of International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOBIT) 2019, RMIT Social and Global Studies Centre welcomed a panel of speakers who shared their insights and vision for contemporary LGBTQI lives and social justice.
New course to address domestic and family violence
RMIT has launched a new dual-focus qualification for community service workers who deal with domestic and family violence, amid growing demand from the sector.
Listening to community, looking forward together
RMIT researchers are supporting community-led efforts to change laws holding some Aboriginal Victorians back from employment.
Flammable cladding costs could approach billions for building owners if authorities dither
Australian building owners face a bill that could run into billions of dollars to replace combustible cladding of the sort that fuelled the Greenfell tower fire in the UK, which killed 72 people, as well as fires in Australia and overseas.