Australian Institute of Criminology (AIC)

The Australian Institute of Criminology is Australia's national research and knowledge centre on crime and justice. We seek to promote justice and reduce crime by undertaking and communicating evidence-based research to inform policy and practice.

Australian Law Reform Commission

The Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) is a federal agency that reviews Australia’s laws to ensure they provide improved access to justice for all Australians by making laws and related processes more equitable, modern, fair and efficient.

Australian Legal Information Institute (Austlii)

This is the major site for Australian legal materials of all jurisdictions. The World Law Index also provides links to key legal resources around the world.


This site has tools to help children and young people understand the court process and to help them feel more comfortable and prepared when they have to go to court.

Law Foundation of NSW

Provides comprehensive links to the laws of all Australian jurisdictions.

National Children's and Youth Law Centre (NCYLC)

NCYLC is a Community Legal Centre dedicated to addressing human rights issues for children and young people in Australia through legal change – the only community legal centre of its kind in Australia.

NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research

BOSCAR is a statistical and research agency within the Department of Attorney General and Justice. Information on juveniles is included.

NSW Juvenile Justice Policy Review (Noetic Report)

In July 2009, the Minister for Juvenile Justice commissioned a strategic review of Juvenile Justice policy and practice in NSW. The Noetic Group was engaged to undertake the review and completed their report in January 2010.

NSW Law Link

The NSW Attorney-General's link page to legal materials and agencies in NSW.

NSW Law Reform Commission (NSWLRC)

The Commission reviews the law in NSW, and makes recommendations for change to the Attorney General.