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Violence: directions for Australia

Appendix D

List of speakers who participated in the Reporting Crime and Violence Seminar, Sydney, 17 May 1989

  • Professor Duncan Chappell, Director, Australian Institute of Criminology, Canberra
  • News Coverage of Crime and Violence
  • Dr Paul Wilson Assistant, Director, Australian Institute of Criminology
  • Mr Gerard Henderson Director, The Sydney Institute
  • Ms Christine Rau Journalist, The Age, Melbourne
  • Mr Darren Goodsir Crime Journalist, Daily Telegraph, Sydney
  • Legal issues: Defamation, Contempt, Censorship, Sources, etc.
  • Mr Tom Molomby, Barrister at Law, Sydney
  • Professor Michael Chesterman, Law School, University of New South Wales
  • Mr David Anderson, Radio Journalist, Lecturer in Media Law, Queensland
  • Mr Richard Ackland, Lawyer/Broadcaster, representing the NSW Free Speech Committee
  • Classification of Material for Broadcast
  • Ms Deidre O'Connor, Chairman, Australian Broadcasting Tribunal
  • Mr John Wilson, Controller, Editorial Policy, Policy and Planning, British Broadcasting Commission, London
  • Book Launch
  • Journalism and Justice by Dr Peter Grabosky and Dr Paul Wilson, Pluto Press, Sydney
  • Media Ethics: Investigative journalism, Accuracy, Responsibility etc.
  • Dr Peter Grabosky, Principal Criminologist, Australian Institute of Criminology
  • Mr George Negus, "The Today Show", Nine Network
  • Ms Jane Singleton, Australian journalists' Association, Sydney
  • Mr David Brown, Senior Lecturer in Law, University of NSW
  • Mr Bernie Matthews, Prisoners Action Group, Sydney
  • Mr Ray Whitrod, Victims' Associations of Australia
  • Public Perception of Television Violence
  • Mr Michael Ramsden, Australian Broadcasting Tribunal
  • Professor Peter Sheehan, Academic Director of Research, University of Queensland
  • Mr Robert Whelan, Managing Director, Public Policy Research Centre
  • List of Speakers who Participated in the National Conference on Violence, Canberra, 10- 13 October 1989

    Welcoming Remarks
  • Professor Duncan Chappell, Director, Australian Institute of Criminology, Chair, National Committee on Violence
  • Keynote Address
  • His Excellency Mr Bill Hayden, Governor-General, Commonwealth of Australia
  • Violence in Australia: Contemporary and Historical Perspectives
    Chair: Mrs Anne O'Byrne, National Women's Consultative Council
  • How Violent is Australia?
  • Dr Don Weatherburn, Director, New South Wales Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research
  • Mr Christopher Devery, Research Officer, New South Wales Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research
  • Violence in Australian History
  • Professor Henry Reynolds, Department of History, James Cook University, Queensland
  • Violence and Public Policy: Information Needs
  • Dr David Neal, Commissioner, Law Reform Commission of Victoria
  • Police Statistice, Victim Surveys and Injury Surveillance Data: Symposium on the Measurement of Violence
  • Mr Tim Skinner, First Assistant Statistician, Social and Labour Branch, Australian Bureau of Statistics, Canberra
  • Ms Jane Mugford, Project Manager, Australian Institute of Criminology
  • Chief Superintendent Jeff Jarratt, Office of Policy Planning and Evaluation, New South Wales Police
  • Ms Marjorie Cuthbert, Deputy Director of Nursing, St Vincent's Private Hospital, New South Wales
  • Australian Violence: An International Perspective
  • Professor Albert J Reiss, Jr, Department of Sociology, Yale University, and National Academy of Sciences Panel of the Understanding and Control of Violent Behaviour, USA
  • Professor Hans Joachim Schneider, Department of Criminology, University of Westphalia, Federal Republic of Germany
  • The Epidemiology of Violence in Australia
    Chair: Dr Peter Grabosky, Principal Criminologist, Australian Institute of Criminology
  • The Causes of Violence
    Chair: Mr Peter Quinn, Director, Management Services, Department of Family and Community Services, New South Wales
  • Mitigating the Effects of Violence on its Victims
    Chair: Ms Julie Stubbs, Lecturer, Faculty of Law, University of Sydney
  • Workshops/Panels
    1. Domestic Violence
      Convenor: Ms Janet Ramsay, Director, National Domestic Violence, Education Program, Office of the Status of Women, Dept of Prime Minister and Cabinet, Canberra
      • Mr Reg Brand, Director, Domestic Violence Service, South Australia
      • Ms Sally McNamara Solicitor, Domestic Violence Advocacy Service, New South Wales
    2. Prediction of Violent Behaviour
      Convenor: Chief Superintendent John Murray, Prosecution Services, South Australia Police
    3. Violence and the Criminal Justice System
      Convenor: Ms Jude McCulloch, Project Officer, Federation of Community Legal Centres, Victoria
      • Mr Bernie Matthews, Ex-prisoner, New South Wales
  • Workshops/Panels
    1. Domestic Violence (Continued)
    2. Psychopathology and Violent Offending
      Convenor: Dr Ian Miller, Co-ordinator, Psychological Services, New Zealand Police
    3. Community-based Strategies for the Control of Violence
      Convenor: Dr Art Veno, Lecturer, School of Social Sciences, Institute of Advanced Education, Gippsland, Victoria
      Co-convenor: Dr Di Bretherton, Senior Lecturer, Psychology, Institute of Education, University of Melbourne
    4. Special Session: 'State of Shock' followed by discussion led by Mr David Bradbury
  • Australian Broadcasting Tribunal Television Violence Inquiry
  • Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission Racially Motivated Violence in Australia
    Chair: Professor Stephen Castles, Director, Centre for Multicultural Studies, University of Wollongong
  • Workshops
    1. Racism and Racist Violence
      Convenor: Dr Jan Pettman, Research Fellow, Peace Research Centre, Australian National University
    2. Legislation - Does It Help?
      Convenor: Ms Irene Moss, Race Discrimination Commissioner, Human Rights & Equal Opportunity Commission
    3. The Position of the Police
      Convenor: Senior Sergeant John Honeysett, New South Wales Police
    4. Strategies for Change
      Convenor: Professor Stephen Castles, Director, Centre for Multicultural Studies, University of Wollongong
  • Plenary Session and Close of Human Rights Segment
    Chair: Ms Robyn Iredale, Director of Research, Human Rights & Equal Opportunity Commission
  • Workshops/Panels
    1. Victims of Violence
      Convenor: Dr Marsha Leeman-Conley, Senior Psychologist, Commonwealth Banking Corporation, New South Wales
      • Mr Danny Sandor, Manager, Active Thinking Training, Consultancy, Victoria
    2. Child Abuse
      Convenor:, Ms Rosemary Sinclair, President, National Association for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect
    3. Firearms and Violence
      • Chief Supt John Murray Prosecution Services, SA Police
  • Treatment of the Violent Offender How Should Society Respond?
    Chair: Mr David Biles, Deputy Director, Australian Institute of Criminology; and on secondment to the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody
  • The Prevention and Control of Violence in Australia: Exploring Policy Options
    Chair: Ms Helen L'Orange, Office of the Status of Women, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
  • Summary and Conclusions
    Rapporteur:, Dr Kenneth Polk, Department of Criminology, University of Melbourne
  • Closing Remarks

  • Originally published:
    Violence: directions for Australia / National Committee on Violence.
    ISBN 0 642 14975 5
    Canberra: Australian Institue of Criminology, 1990; pp 278-285

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