Research Agenda 2015-17


The Crime Statistics Agency (CSA) conducts research and evaluation to support evidence based crime and justice policy and practice in Victoria.

The CSA's Research Agenda 2015 - 17 outlines priority areas for CSA research over the next two years.


Research agenda framework

The CSA will focus its research activities on themes such as recidivism and re-victimisation, co-occurrence where individuals are involved in more than one type of offending, individual changes in offending over time, and place-based analysis of where crime occurs.

Key focus areas for research throughout 2015 - 17 are:

  1. Family violence.
  2. Drug and alcohol use and its relationship with crime.
  3. Sexual offences and offending.
  4. Koori over-representation in the justice system.


The full research agenda can be downloaded below. For more information about our research or to discuss collaboration with the CSA, please contact us.


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