Centre for Restorative Justice (CRJ)

ACT's Restorative Justice scheme shows less re-offending

The ANU and Australian Institute for Criminology (AIC) have completed a ten year evaluation of the ACT’s Restorative Ju

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ANU & EPA Awarded Research Grant on Restorative Justice for Environment

The Australian Research Council (ARC) has recently awarded the Australian National University (ANU) and Victorian Environmental Protection Author

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ARC grant RegNet and EPA

Sorting through the witchcraft myths

Burning or stabbing people accused of witchcraft conjures up images from hundreds of years ago, yet the practice continues today and is even growing in some remote areas of Papua New Guinea.

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sorcery accusation related violence survivor by Judith Forsyth

Tackling witchcraft related human rights violations

RegNet researcher Miranda Forsyth speaks at UN event about witchcraft-related violence in the Asia-Pacific.

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Interpretation of sorcery accusation related violence survivor

Changing the course

In February 2016 all 39 Australian university Vice-Chancellors launched a new initiative ‘Respect, Now, Always’ to address sexual assault and sexual harassment and build on work by individual unive

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The Centre for Restorative Justice (CRJ) is a world leader in experimental and theoretical research on restorative justice in a range of areas including crime, conflict and peacebuilding. Its mission is to produce, synthesise and apply primary field studies wherever they can be conducted, translating that research into evidence-based policies around the world.

The Centre works closely with the Canberra Restorative Community which is convened by RegNet’s Mary Ivec.

RegNet’s John Braithwaite, Co-Director of the Centre, produces his own blog War. Crime. Regulation which closely relates to the work of the Centre.


The Centre for Restorative Justice is led by Professor John Braithwaite and Dr Miranda Forsyth

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The Centre for Restorative Justice has received over $15 million in research grants since it began operating in 1995


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Updated:  10 August 2017/Responsible Officer:  Director, RegNet/Page Contact:  Director, RegNet