Professor

Professor Donald Weatherburn

Medicine & Health
National Drug&Alcohol Research

Don Weatherburn is a Professor at the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre and was formerly Executive Director of the NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research. Prior to that appointment, Professor Weatherburn was foundation Research Director at the Judicial Commission of New South Wales. He graduated from the University of Sydney with first class honours in Psychology and was awarded a Ph.D. by that university in 1979. He has published on a wide range of topics including sentencing, criminal justice administration, crime prevention, drug law enforcement, harm reduction and program evaluation. He has authored or co-authored 229 publications, including four books, over 100 peer reviewed journal articles, nine chapters in books and 121 reports.

Phone
9231 9190

Publications

  • Book Chapters | 2013
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D; Lind B, 2013, 'What mediates the macro-level effects of economic and social stress on crime?', in Pathways and Crime Prevention: Theory, Policy and Practice, pp. 128 - 145, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781843926481
    Book Chapters | 2012
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D; Snowball L, 2012, 'Is there a cultural explanation for Indigenous violence? A second look at the NATSISS', in Survey Analysis for Indigenous Policy in Australia: Social Sciences Perspectives, ANU Press, http://dx.doi.org/10.22459/caepr32.11.2012.11
    Book Chapters | 2011
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D, 2011, 'Crime-prone communities', in Stewart A; Allard T; Dennison S (ed.), Evidence-based Policy and Practice in Youth Justice, edn. Original, Federation Press, Sydney, pp. 63 - 81, http://www.federationpress.com.au/bookstore/book.asp?isbn=9781862878457#bookcontents
    Books | 2004
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D, 2004, Law and Order in Australia Rhetoric and Reality, Original, Federation Press, Sydney
    Books | 2004
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D, 2004, Evaluating Police Operations (1): A Process and Outcome Evaluation of Operation Vendas, Original, NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research, Austrlaia
    Books | 2021
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D; Rahman S, 2021, The Vanishing Criminal Causes of Decline in Australia's Crime Rate
  • Journal articles | 2021
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D; Darke S; Zahra E; Farrell M, 2021, 'Who would try (or use more) cannabis if it were legal?', Drug and Alcohol Review, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/dar.13360
    Journal articles | 2021
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D; Albalawi O; Chowdhury N; Wand H; Adily A; Allnutt S; Butler T, 2021, 'Does mental health treatment reduce recidivism among offenders with a psychotic illness?', JOURNAL OF CRIMINOLOGY, vol. 54, pp. 239 - 258, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0004865821996426
    Journal articles | 2021
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Wang JJJ; Weatherburn D, 2021, 'The effect of police searches and move-on directions on property and violent crime in New South Wales', Journal of Criminology, pp. 000486582110036 - 000486582110036, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/00048658211003637
    Journal articles | 2021
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Sutherland R; Weatherburn D; Degenhardt L, 2021, 'A trial of Criminal Infringement Notices as an alternative to criminal penalties for illicit drug offences in New South Wales, Australia: Estimated savings', Drug and Alcohol Review, vol. 40, pp. 93 - 97, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/dar.13142
    Journal articles | 2021
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D; Yeong S, 2021, 'Does correctional supervision of amphetamine users reduce the risk of re-offending?', Addiction, vol. 116, pp. 1472 - 1481, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/add.15298
    Journal articles | 2020
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Williams J; Weatherburn D, 2020, 'Can Electronic Monitoring Reduce Reoffending?', The Review of Economics and Statistics, pp. 1 - 46, http://dx.doi.org/10.1162/rest_a_00954
    Journal articles | 2020
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Bartels L; Weatherburn D, 2020, 'Building community confidence in community corrections', Current Issues in Criminal Justice, vol. 32, pp. 292 - 308, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10345329.2020.1801150
    Journal articles | 2020
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    McKetin R; Boden JM; Foulds JA; Najman JM; Ali R; Degenhardt L; Baker AL; Ross J; Farrell M; Weatherburn D, 2020, 'The contribution of methamphetamine use to crime: Evidence from Australian longitudinal data', Drug and Alcohol Dependence, vol. 216, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2020.108262
    Journal articles | 2020
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Bun MJG; Kelaher R; Sarafidis V; Weatherburn D, 2020, 'Crime, deterrence and punishment revisited', Empirical Economics, vol. 59, pp. 2303 - 2333, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00181-019-01758-6
    Journal articles | 2020
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D, 2020, 'Is tougher sentencing and bail policy the cause of rising imprisonment rates? A NSW case study', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, vol. 53, pp. 563 - 584, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0004865820944975
    Journal articles | 2020
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Rahman S; Weatherburn D, 2020, 'Does Prison Deter Drunk-Drivers?', Journal of Quantitative Criminology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10940-020-09476-4
    Journal articles | 2019
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Gisev N; Bharat C; Larney S; Dobbins T; Weatherburn D; Hickman M; Farrell M; Degenhardt L, 2019, 'The effect of entry and retention in opioid agonist treatment on contact with the criminal justice system among opioid-dependent people: a retrospective cohort study', The Lancet Public Health, vol. 4, pp. e334 - e342, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2468-2667(19)30060-X
    Journal articles | 2019
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Wang JJ; Weatherburn D, 2019, 'Are police cautions a soft option? Reoffending among juveniles cautioned or referred to court', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, vol. 52, pp. 334 - 347, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0004865818794235
    Journal articles | 2018
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Thorburn H; Weatherburn D, 2018, 'Effect of Indigenous status on sentence outcomes for serious assault offences', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, vol. 51, pp. 434 - 453, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0004865817748179
    Journal articles | 2018
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D, 2018, 'Australian imprisonment 2002–2016: Crime, policing and penal policy', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, vol. 51, pp. 537 - 559, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0004865818757585
    Journal articles | 2017
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Menéndez P; Kypri K; Weatherburn D, 2017, 'The effect of liquor licensing restrictions on assault: a quasi-experimental study in Sydney, Australia', Addiction, vol. 112, pp. 261 - 268, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/add.13621
    Journal articles | 2017
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Hughes CE; Moxham-Hall V; Ritter A; Weatherburn D; MacCoun R, 2017, 'The deterrent effects of Australian street-level drug law enforcement on illicit drug offending at outdoor music festivals', International Journal of Drug Policy, vol. 41, pp. 91 - 100, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drugpo.2016.12.018
    Journal articles | 2016
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Menéndez P; Weatherburn DJ, 2016, 'Does the threat of longer prison terms reduce the incidence of assault?', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, vol. 49, pp. 389 - 404, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0004865815575397
    Journal articles | 2016
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Wan WY; Poynton S; Weatherburn D, 2016, 'Does parole supervision reduce the risk of re-offending?', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, vol. 49, pp. 497 - 511, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0004865815585393
    Journal articles | 2016
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Wan WY; Weatherburn D; Wardlaw G; Sarafidis V; Sara G, 2016, 'Do drug seizures predict drug-related emergency department presentations or arrests for drug use and possession?', International Journal of Drug Policy, vol. 27, pp. 74 - 81, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drugpo.2015.09.012
    Journal articles | 2016
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D; Halstead I; Ramsey S, 2016, 'The great (Australian) property crime decline:', Australian Journal of Social Issues, vol. 51, pp. 257 - 278, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/j.1839-4655.2016.tb01231.x
    Journal articles | 2016
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D, 2016, 'A response to Dr Humphreys', Addiction, vol. 111, pp. 746 - 747, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/add.13250
    Journal articles | 2015
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Menéndez P; Tusell F; Weatherburn D, 2015, 'The effects of liquor licensing restriction on alcohol-related violence in NSW, 2008-13', Addiction, vol. 110, pp. 1574 - 1582, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/add.12951
    Journal articles | 2015
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Gisev N; Shanahan M; Weatherburn DJ; Mattick RP; Larney S; Burns L; Degenhardt L, 2015, 'A cost-effectiveness analysis of opioid substitution therapy upon prison release in reducing mortality among people with a history of opioid dependence', Addiction, vol. 110, pp. 1975 - 1984, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/add.13073
    Journal articles | 2015
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Payne J; Weatherburn D, 2015, 'Juvenile Reoffending: A ten-year retrospective cohort analysis', Australian Journal of Social Issues, vol. 50, pp. 349 - 371, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/j.1839-4655.2015.tb00355.x
    Journal articles | 2015
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Gisev N; Shanahan M; Weatherburn D; Mattick RP; Larney S; Burns L; Degenhardt L, 2015, 'A COST-EFFECTIVENESS ANALYSIS OF OPIOID SUBSTITUTION THERAPY UPON RELEASE FROM PRISON', DRUG AND ALCOHOL REVIEW, vol. 34, pp. 29 - 29, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000367694000080&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Journal articles | 2015
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Gisev N; Larney S; Gibson A; Kimber J; Burns L; Butler T; Mattick R; Weatherburn D; Degenhardt L, 2015, 'The Effect of Treatment and Retention with Opioid Substitution Therapy in Reducing Crime Among Opioid-Dependent People', PHARMACOEPIDEMIOLOGY AND DRUG SAFETY, vol. 24, pp. 28 - 29, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000369980200049&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Journal articles | 2015
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D; Schnepel KT, 2015, 'Economic adversity and crime: Old theories and new evidence: Old', Australian Journal of Social Issues, vol. 50, pp. 89 - 106, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/j.1839-4655.2015.tb00336.x
    Journal articles | 2015
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Degenhardt L; Larney S; Kimber J; Gisev N; Farrell M; Dobbins T; Weatherburn DJ; Gibson A; Mattick R; Butler T; Burns L, 2015, 'The impact of opioid substitution therapy on mortality post-release from prison', Drug and Alcohol Dependence, vol. 146, pp. e260 - e260, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2014.09.173
    Journal articles | 2015
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D, 2015, 'We know too little about demand: Comments on 'cocaine's fall'', Addiction, vol. 110, pp. 738 - 739, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/add.12749
    Journal articles | 2015
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D; Menéndez P; Tusell F, 2015, 'Postulation is no substitute for evidence: A rejoinder to Shepherd & Page', Addiction, vol. 110, pp. 1584 - 1585, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/add.13049
    Journal articles | 2014
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D, 2014, 'The pros and cons of prohibiting drugs', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, vol. 47, pp. 176 - 189, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0004865814524423
    Journal articles | 2014
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Degenhardt L; Larney S; Gisev N; Trevena J; Burns L; Kimber J; Shanahan M; Butler T; Mattick RP; Weatherburn D, 2014, 'Imprisonment of opioid-dependent people in New South Wales, Australia, 2000-2012: A retrospective linkage study', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, vol. 38, pp. 165 - 170, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1753-6405.12123
    Journal articles | 2014
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Degenhardt L; Larney S; Kimber J; Gisev N; Farrell M; Dobbins T; Weatherburn DJ; Gibson A; Mattick R; Butler T; Burns L, 2014, 'The impact of opioid substitution therapy on mortality post-release from prison: Retrospective data linkage study', Addiction, vol. 109, pp. 1306 - 1317, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/add.12536
    Journal articles | 2014
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Gisev N; Gibson A; Larney S; Kimber J; Williams M; Clifford A; Doyle M; Burns L; Butler T; Weatherburn DJ; Degenhardt L, 2014, 'Offending, custody and opioid substitution therapy treatment utilisation among opioid-dependent people in contact with the criminal justice system: Comparison of Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians', BMC Public Health, vol. 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-14-920
    Journal articles | 2014
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Poynton S; Weatherburn D; Bartels L, 2014, 'Good behaviour bonds and re-offending: The effect of bond length', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, vol. 47, pp. 25 - 43, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0004865813504769
    Journal articles | 2014
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D, 2014, 'The abject failure of drug prohibition? Really?', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, vol. 47, pp. 202 - 206, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0004865814524425
    Journal articles | 2014
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Wan WY; Weatherburn D; Wardlaw G; Sarafidis V; Sara G, 2014, 'Supply-side reduction policy and drug-related harm', Trends and Issues in Crime and Criminal Justice
    Journal articles | 2014
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Wan WY; Poynton S; Van Doorn G; Weatherburn D, 2014, 'Parole supervision and reoffending', Trends and Issues in Crime and Criminal Justice
    Journal articles | 2013
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Degenhardt LJ; Gisev N; Trevena J; Larney S; Kimber J; Burns LA; Shanahan M; Weatherburn D, 2013, 'Engagement with the criminal justice system among opioid dependent people: Retrospective cohort study', Addiction, vol. 108, pp. 2152 - 2165, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/add.12324
    Journal articles | 2013
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Poynton S; weatherburn , 2013, 'Bonds, suspended sentences and reoffending: Does the length of the order matter?', Trends and Issues in Crime and Criminal Justice, pp. 1 - 6, http://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=468547251273573;res=IELHSS
    Journal articles | 2012
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Ancelet T; Davy PK; Mitchell T; Trompetter WJ; Markwitz A; Weatherburn DC, 2012, 'Identification of particulate matter sources on an hourly time-scale in a wood burning community', Environmental Science and Technology, vol. 46, pp. 4767 - 4774, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/es203937y
    Journal articles | 2012
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Moffatt S; Wan WY; Weatherburn D, 2012, 'Are drug arrests a valid measure of drug use? A time series analysis', Policing, vol. 35, pp. 458 - 467, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/13639511211250749
    Journal articles | 2012
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D; Snowball L, 2012, 'The Effect of Indigenous Status on the Risk of Bail Refusal', Criminal Law Journal, vol. 36, pp. 50 - 57, http://legalonline.thomson.com.au/jour/resultDetailed.jsp?curRequestedHref=journals&contentSourceHref=journals/CRIMLJ/volumes/36/parts/1/articles/50/fulltext&hitListPageContext=http://legalonline.thom
    Journal articles | 2011
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D; Moffat S, 2011, 'The Specific Deterrent Effect of Higher Fines on Drink-Driving Offenders', British Journal of Criminology, vol. 51, pp. 789 - 803, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/bjc/azr043
    Journal articles | 2011
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Bond C; Bond C; Weatherburn D, 2011, 'How much time? Indigenous status and the sentenced imprisonment term decision in New South Wales', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, vol. 44, pp. 272 - 290, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0004865811405127
    Journal articles | 2011
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Descallar J; Muscatello D; Weatherburn D; Chu M; Moffatt S, 2011, 'The association between the incidence of emergency department attendances for alcohol problems and assault incidents attended by police in New South Wales, Australia, 2003-2008: a time series analysis', Addiction, vol. 107, pp. 549 - 556, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1360-0443.2011.03623.x
    Journal articles | 2011
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Jones C; Weatherburn D, 2011, 'Willingness to pay for rehabilitation versus punishment to reduce adult and juvenile crime', Australian Journal of Social Issues, vol. 46, pp. 9 - 27, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/j.1839-4655.2011.tb00203.x
    Journal articles | 2011
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Jones CG; Weatherburn D, 2011, 'What data can you get from BOCSAR?', Current Issues in Criminal Justice, vol. 23, pp. 273 - 275, http://search.informit.com.au/search;rs=3;rec=1;action=showCompleteRec
    Journal articles | 2011
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D, 2011, 'Personal stress, financial stress and violence against women', Crime and Justice Bulletin, pp. 1 - 12, http://www.bocsar.nsw.gov.au/lawlink/bocsar/ll_bocsar.nsf/vwFiles/CJB151.pdf/$file/CJB151.pdf
    Journal articles | 2010
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Jones C; Weatherburn D, 2010, 'Public confidence in the NSW Criminal Justice System: A Survey of the NSW Public', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, vol. 43, pp. 506 - 525, http://dx.doi.org/10.1375/acri.43.3.506
    Journal articles | 2010
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D, 2010, 'Indigenous violence', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, vol. 43, pp. 197 - 198, http://dx.doi.org/10.1375/acri.43.2.197
    Journal articles | 2010
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D; Holmes J, 2010, 'Re-thinking Indigenous over-representation in prison', Australian Journal of Social Issues, vol. 45, pp. 559 - 576, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/j.1839-4655.2010.tb00198.x
    Journal articles | 2010
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D, 2010, 'The effect of prison on adult re-offending. (FoR code: 160202), Crime and Justice Bulletin', Crime and Justice Bulletin, pp. 1 - 11, http://www.lawlink.nsw.gov.au/lawlink/bocsar/ll_bocsar.nsf/pages/bocsar_pub_cjb
    Journal articles | 2010
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D, 2010, 'Bail presumptions and the risk of bail refusal', Crime and Justice Bulletin, vol. 49, pp. 1 - 8
    Journal articles | 2010
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D; Holmes J, 2010, 'Re-thinking Indigenous over-representation in prison', Australian Journal of Social Issues, vol. 45, pp. 559 - 576, http://search.informit.com.au/browseJournalTitle;res=E-LIBRARY;issn=0157-6321
    Journal articles | 2010
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D; Grech K; Holmes J, 2010, 'Why does NSW have a higher imprisonment rate than Victoria', Crime and Justice Bulletin, pp. 1 - 6, http://www.lawlink.nsw.gov.au/lawlink/bocsar/ll_bocsar.nsf/pages/bocsar_mr_cjb145
    Journal articles | 2009
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D, 2009, 'Dilemmas in harm minimization', Addiction, vol. 104, pp. 335 - 339, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1360-0443.2008.02336.x
    Journal articles | 2009
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D, 2009, 'DILEMMAS IN HARM MINIMIZATION: A RESPONSE TO FRY & IRWIN', ADDICTION, vol. 104, pp. 863 - 864, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1360-0443.2009.02582.x
    Journal articles | 2009
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D, 2009, 'Dilemmas in harm minimization: A response to fry & Irwin', Addiction, vol. 104, pp. 863 - 864, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1360-0443.2009.002576.x
    Journal articles | 2009
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D, 2009, 'Dilemmas in harm minimization: A response to my critics', Addiction, vol. 104, pp. 345 - 346, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1360-0443.2008.02484.x
    Journal articles | 2009
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D, 2009, 'Policy and program evaluation: Recommendations for criminal justice policy analysts and advisors', Crime and Justice Bulletin, pp. 1 - 4, http://www.bocsar.nsw.gov.au/lawlink/bocsar/ll_bocsar.nsf/vwFiles/CJB133.pdf/$file/CJB133.pdf
    Journal articles | 2009
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Lulham R; Weatherburn D; Bartels L, 2009, 'The recidivism of offenders given suspended sentences: A comparison with full-time imprisonment', Crime and Justice Bulletin, pp. 1 - 16, http://www.bocsar.nsw.gov.au/lawlink/bocsar/ll_bocsar.nsf/vwFiles/CJB136.pdf/$file/CJB136.pdf
    Journal articles | 2009
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Vignaendra S; Moffat S; Weatherburn D; Heller E, 2009, 'Recent trends in legal proceedings for breach of bail, juvenile remand and crime', Crime and Justice Bulletin, pp. 1 - 6, http://www.bocsar.nsw.gov.au/lawlink/bocsar/ll_bocsar.nsf/vwFiles/CJB128.pdf/$file/CJB128.pdf
    Journal articles | 2009
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D; Froyland G; Moffat S; Corben S, 2009, 'Prison populations and correctional outlays: The effect of reducing re-imprisonment', Crime and Justice Bulletin, pp. 1 - 10, http://www.bocsar.nsw.gov.au/lawlink/bocsar/ll_bocsar.nsf/vwFiles/CJB138.pdf/$file/CJB138.pdf
    Journal articles | 2009
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D; Hua J; Moffat S, 2009, 'Rates of participation in burglary and motor vehicle theft - Estimates and implications for policy', Crime and Justice Bulletin, pp. 1 - 8, http://www.bocsar.nsw.gov.au/lawlink/bocsar/ll_bocsar.nsf/vwFiles/CJB130.pdf/$file/CJB130.pdf
    Journal articles | 2009
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D; Vignaendra S; Mcgrath A, 2009, 'The specific deterrent effect of custodial penalties on juvenile re-offending', Crime and Justice Bulletin, pp. 1 - 8, http://www.bocsar.nsw.gov.au/lawlink/bocsar/ll_bocsar.nsf/vwFiles/CJB132.pdf/$file/CJB132.pdf
    Journal articles | 2008
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Grunseit AC; Weatherburn D; Donnelly N, 2008, 'Correlates of physical violence at school: A multilevel analysis of Australian high school students', Australian Journal of Social Issues, vol. 43, pp. 527 - 545, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/j.1839-4655.2008.tb00117.x
    Journal articles | 2008
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D; Snowball L, 2008, 'Predictors of Indigenous Arrest: And Exploratory Study', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, vol. 41, pp. 307 - 322, http://dx.doi.org/10.1375/acri.41.2.307
    Journal articles | 2008
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D; Bartels L, 2008, 'The Recidivism of Offenders Given Suspended Sentences in New South Wales, Australia', British Journal of Criminology, vol. 48, pp. 667 - 683, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/bjc/azn049
    Journal articles | 2008
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D, 2008, 'Theories of Indigenous Violence: A Preliminary Empirical Assessment', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, vol. 41, pp. 216 - 235, http://dx.doi.org/10.1375/acri.41.2.216
    Journal articles | 2008
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D, 2008, 'The Role of Drug and Alcohol Policy in Reducing Indigenous Overrepresentation In Prison', Drug and Alcohol Review, vol. 27, pp. 91 - 94, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09595230701710811
    Journal articles | 2008
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D; Jones CG; McFarlane K, 2008, 'Public Confidence in the New South Wales criminal justice system', Crime and Justice Bulletin, vol. August, pp. 1 - 16
    Journal articles | 2008
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D; Grunseit AC; Donnelly N, 2008, 'Correlates of physical violence at school: A multilevel analysis of Australian high school students', Australian Journal of Social Issues, vol. 43, pp. 523 - 527
    Journal articles | 2008
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D; Snowball L; Moffat SC; Burgess M, 2008, 'Did the heroin shortage increase amphetamine use? A time series analysis', Crime and Justice Bulletin, vol. May, pp. 1 - 7
    Journal articles | 2008
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D; Jones CG; Snowball L; Hua J, 2008, 'The NSW Drug Court A re-evaluation of its effectiveness', Crime and Justice Bulletin, vol. September, pp. 1 - 20
    Journal articles | 2008
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D; Trimboli L, 2008, 'Community supervision and rehabilitation: Two studies of offenders on supervised bonds', Crime and Justice Bulletin, vol. February, pp. 1 - 20
    Journal articles | 2007
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D; Snowball L, 2007, 'Does Racial Bias in Sentencing Contribute to Indigenous Over representation in Prison?', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, vol. 40, pp. 272 - 290, http://dx.doi.org/10.1375/acri.40.3.272
    Journal articles | 2007
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Jones CG; Swift W; Donnelly NJ; Weatherburn D, 2007, 'Correlates of driving under the influence of cannabis', Drug and Alcohol Dependence, vol. 88, pp. 83 - 86, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2006.09.005
    Journal articles | 2007
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D, 2007, 'Drugs, Alcohol and Indigenous Imprisonment', Of Substance, vol. 5, pp. 12 - 14
    Journal articles | 2007
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D, 2007, 'Screening Juvenile Offenders for Further Assessment and Intervention', Crime and Justice Bulletin, vol. August, pp. 1 - 11
    Journal articles | 2005
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D; Lind B; Chen S; Mattick RP, 2005, 'The Effectiveness of Methadone Maintenance Treatment in Controlling Crime An Australian Aggregate-Level Analysis', British Journal of Criminology, vol. 45, pp. 201 - 211, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/bjc/azh085
    Journal articles | 2005
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D, 2005, 'Critical Criminology and Its Discountents: A response to Travers` Critique of Criminal Justice Evaluation', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, vol. 38, pp. 416 - 420, http://dx.doi.org/10.1375/acri.38.3.416
    Journal articles | 2005
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D, 2005, 'Matching Drug Policy Research to Drug Policy Goals', Addiction, vol. 97, pp. 657 - 659, http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1360-0443.2002.t01-3-00070.x
    Journal articles | 2005
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D, 2005, 'Doctors not well served by their illicit drug policy', Internal Medicine Journal, vol. 35, pp. 312 - 313
    Journal articles | 2005
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D, 2005, 'Supply control policy, harm reduction and context dependence', Addiction, vol. 100, pp. 927 - 928, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1360-0443.2005.01133.x
    Journal articles | 2005
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D; Wodak A, 2005, 'Doctors not well served by their illicit drug policy [5] (multiple letters)', Internal Medicine Journal, vol. 35, pp. 312 - 313, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1445-5994.2005.00817.x
    Journal articles | 2004
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D, 2004, 'The New South Wales `Compstat` Process: Its Inpact on Crime.', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, vol. 37, pp. 22 - 48, http://dx.doi.org/10.1375/acri.37.1.22
    Journal articles | 2004
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D, 2004, 'Sentencing drink-drivers: The use of dismissals and conditional discharge', Crime and Justice Bulletin
    Journal articles | 2004
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D, 2004, 'Public Perception of Crime Trends in New South Wales and Western Australia.', Crime and Justice Bulletin, vol. 23 April 2004
    Journal articles | 2004
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D, 2004, 'The impact of the Bail Admendment (Repeat Offenders) Act 2002', Crime and Justice Bulletin
    Journal articles | 2003
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D; Fitzgerald J; Hua J, 2003, 'Reducing Aboriginal over-representation in Prison', Australian Journal of Public Administration, vol. 62, pp. 65 - 73, http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1467-8500.2003.00338.x
    Journal articles | 2003
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D; Jones C; Freeman K; Makkai T, 2003, 'Supply control and harm reduction: Lessons from the Australian heroin 'drought'', Addiction, vol. 98, pp. 83 - 91, http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1360-0443.2003.00248.x
    Journal articles | 2003
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Kimber J; MacDonald MA; Van Beek IA; Kaldor JM; Weatherburn D; Lapsley HM; Mattick RP, 2003, 'The Sydney Medically Injecting Centre : Client Characteristics and Predictors of Frequent Attendance Druing the First 12 Months of Operation', Journal of Drug Issues, vol. 33, pp. 639 - 648, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/002204260303300306
    Journal articles | 2003
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D; Jones C; Donnelly N, 2003, 'Prohibition and cannabis use in Australia: A survey of 18- to 29-year-olds', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, vol. 36, pp. 77 - 93, http://dx.doi.org/10.1375/acri.36.1.77
    Journal articles | 2003
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D; Jones C; Donnelly N, 2003, 'Prohibition and cannabis use in Australia: A survey of 18-to 29-year-olds', AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND JOURNAL OF CRIMINOLOGY, vol. 36, pp. 77 - 93, http://dx.doi.org/10.1375/acri.36.1.77
    Journal articles | 2002
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D, 2002, 'Law and order blues', AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND JOURNAL OF CRIMINOLOGY, vol. 35, pp. 127 - 144, http://dx.doi.org/10.1375/000486502320351614
    Journal articles | 2002
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D, 2002, '“Shadow Boxing with an Imaginary Enemy”: A Rejoinder', Australian & New Zealand Journal of Criminology, vol. 35, pp. 159 - 164, http://dx.doi.org/10.1375/acri.35.2.159
    Journal articles | 2002
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D, 2002, 'Law and order blues', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, vol. 35, pp. 127 - 144, http://dx.doi.org/10.1375/acri.35.2.127
    Journal articles | 2002
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D, 2002, 'Erratum: Law and order blues (Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology) 35 (2) (127-144))', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, vol. 35, pp. 408, http://dx.doi.org/10.1375/acri.35.3.408
    Journal articles | 2002
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Brown DB; Egger SJ; Hogg R; Indermaur D, 2002, 'Shadow Boxing with an Imaginary Enemy - A Response to Law and Order Blues', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, vol. 35, pp. 145 - 158, http://dx.doi.org/10.1375/000486502320351623
    Journal articles | 2001
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Stevenson RJ; Forsythe LMV; Weatherburn D, 2001, 'The stolen goods market in New South Wales, Australia: An analysis of disposal avenues and tactics', British Journal of Criminology, vol. 41, pp. 101 - 118, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/bjc/41.1.101
    Journal articles | 2001
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D; Lind B, 2001, 'Street-level drug law enforcement and entry into methadone maintenance treatment', Addiction, vol. 96, pp. 577 - 583, http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1360-0443.2001.9645776.x
    Journal articles | 2001
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D; Lind B; Ku S, 2001, 'The short-run effects of economic adversity on property crime: An Australian case study', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, vol. 34, pp. 134 - 148, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/000486580103400203
    Journal articles | 2001
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D, 2001, 'Has the war on drugs failed?', Australian Journal of Forensic Sciences, vol. 33, pp. 15 - 21, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00450610109410809
    Journal articles | 2000
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D; Lind B, 2000, 'Delinquent-Prone Communities', , http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/cbo9780511489327
    Journal articles | 2000
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D, 2000, 'Regulation of liquor licensing should be made to work', Addiction, vol. 95, pp. 327, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09652140031621
    Journal articles | 1999
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Darke S; Hall W; Weatherburn D; Lind B, 1999, 'Fluctuations in heroin purity and the incidence of fatal heroin overdose', Drug and Alcohol Dependence, vol. 54, pp. 155 - 161, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0376-8716(98)00159-8
    Journal articles | 1999
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Stevenson RJ; Lind B; Weatherburn D, 1999, 'Property damage and public disorder: Their relationship with sales of alcohol in New South Wales, Australia', Drug and Alcohol Dependence, vol. 54, pp. 163 - 170, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0376-8716(98)00157-4
    Journal articles | 1999
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D; Lind B; Ku S, 1999, '"Hotbeds of crime?" Crime and public housing in urban Sydney', Crime and Delinquency, vol. 45, pp. 256 - 271, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0011128799045002005
    Journal articles | 1999
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D; Grabosky P, 1999, 'Strategic approaches to property crime control', Policing and Society, vol. 9, pp. 77 - 96, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10439463.1999.9964803
    Journal articles | 1999
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Stevenson RJ; Lind B; Weatherburn D, 1999, 'The relationship between alcohol sales and assault in New South Wales, Australia', Addiction, vol. 94, pp. 397 - 410, http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1360-0443.1999.9433979.x
    Journal articles | 1997
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D; Lind B, 1997, 'On the epidemiology of offender populations', Australian Journal of Psychology, vol. 49, pp. 169 - 175, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00049539708260462
    Journal articles | 1997
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D; Lind B, 1997, 'The impact of law enforcement activity on a heroin market', Addiction, vol. 92, pp. 557 - 569, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1360-0443.1997.tb02913.x
    Journal articles | 1996
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D; Lind B, 1996, 'Sentence Disparity, Judge Shopping and Trial Court Delay', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, vol. 29, pp. 147 - 165, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/000486589602900205
    Journal articles | 1995
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    COUMARELOS C; WEATHERBURN D, 1995, 'TARGETING INTERVENTION STRATEGIES TO REDUCE JUVENILE RECIDIVISM', AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND JOURNAL OF CRIMINOLOGY, vol. 28, pp. 55 - 72, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0004865895028001
    Journal articles | 1995
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    WEATHERBURN D, 1995, 'GUN-CONTROL AND HOMICIDE', AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND JOURNAL OF CRIMINOLOGY, vol. 28, pp. 116 - 120, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/000486589502800107
    Journal articles | 1994
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D, 1994, 'STRATEGIES FOR MANAGING CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS', Australian Journal of Public Administration, vol. 53, pp. 67 - 77, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-8500.1994.tb01861.x
    Journal articles | 1993
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D, 1993, 'On the quest for a general theory of crime', Australian & New Zealand Journal of Criminology, vol. 26, pp. 35 - 46, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/000486589302600105
    Journal articles | 1992
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D, 1992, 'Crime and the Partial Legalisation of Heroin', Australian & New Zealand Journal of Criminology, vol. 25, pp. 11 - 26, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/000486589202500102
    Journal articles | 1988
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    WEATHERBURN D, 1988, 'FRONT-END VERSUS REAR-END SOLUTIONS TO PRISON OVERCROWDING - A REPLY', AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND JOURNAL OF CRIMINOLOGY, vol. 21, pp. 117 - 120, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/000486588802100205
    Journal articles | 1985
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D, 1985, 'Appellate review, judicial discretion, and the determination of minimum periods', Australian & New Zealand Journal of Criminology, vol. 18, pp. 272 - 283, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/000486588501800407
    Journal articles | 1985
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D; Findlay M, 1985, 'Positivism, empiricism and criminological theory', Legal Studies, vol. 5, pp. 191 - 204, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1748-121X.1985.tb00608.x
    Journal articles | 1982
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D; Grayson D, 1982, 'Latency-probability functions: A reply to Pike and Dalgleish', Psychological Bulletin, vol. 91, pp. 389 - 392, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/0033-2909.91.2.389
    Journal articles | 1982
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D, 1982, 'Seven arguments against rehabilitation: An assessment of their validity', Australian & New Zealand Journal of Criminology, vol. 15, pp. 56 - 60, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/000486588201500106
    Journal articles | 1982
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Journal articles | 1978
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D, 1978, 'Latency-probability functions as bases for evaluating competing accounts of the sensory decision process', Psychological Bulletin, vol. 85, pp. 1344 - 1347, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/0033-2909.85.6.1344
    Journal articles | 2014
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D, 2014, 'Arresting incarceration Pathways out of Indigenous imprisonment',
  • Reports | 2014
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Gisev N; Larney S; Kimber J; Burns L; Weatherburn D; Gibson A; Dobbins T; Mattick R; Butler T; Degenhardt L, 2014, Determining the impact of opioid substitution therapy upon mortality and recidivism among prisoners: A 22 year data linkage study, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, 330, https://ndarc.med.unsw.edu.au/resource/determining-impact-opioid-substitution-therapy-upon-mortality-and-recidivism-among
    Reports | 2011
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Moffat S; Weatherburn D, 2011, Trends in assaults after midnight, NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research, Sydney, Crime and Justice Statistics Bureau Brief, 59, http://www.bocsar.nsw.gov.au/lawlink/bocsar/ll_bocsar.nsf/vwFiles/bb59.pdf/$file/bb59.pdf
    Reports | 2011
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D; Vignaendra S; Mcgrath A, 2011, The specific deterrent effect of custodial penalties on juvenile reoffending, Australian Institute of Criminology, Canberra, AIC Reports: Technical and Background Paper, Technical and Background Paper 33
    Reports | 2010
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Wang WY; Jones CG; Moffat S; Weatherburn D, 2010, The impact of criminal case conferencing on early guilty pleas in the NSW District Criminal Court, NSW Bueau of Crime Statistics and Research, Sydney, Crime and Justice Statistics - Bureau Brief, 44, http://www.bocsar.nsw.gov.au/lawlink/bocsar/ll_bocsar.nsf/vwFiles/BB44.pdf/$file/BB44.pdf
    Reports | 2010
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Beranger B; Weatherburn D; Moffat S, 2010, Reducing Indigenous contact with the court system, NSW Bueau of Crime Statistics and Research, Sydney, Crime and Justice Statistics - Bureau Brief, 54, http://www.bocsar.nsw.gov.au/lawlink/bocsar/ll_bocsar.nsf/vwFiles/bb54.pdf/$file/bb54.pdf
  • Conference Papers | 2006
    Professor Donald Weatherburn
    Weatherburn D; Lind B, 2006, 'What mediates the macro-level effects of economic and social stress on crime?', in Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, pp. 384 - 397, http://dx.doi.org/10.1375/acri.39.3.384

Awards

Public Service Medal

University of Sydney alumni award for community service

Member, Academy of Social Science of Australia

Grants

  • 2013: $46,000 for a study into the effect of post-release supervision on risk of re-offending. Criminology Research Council. (Chief Investigator)
  • 2011-12: $304,472 for a study into the impact of opioid substitution therapy upon mortality and recidivism among prisoners Australian National Health and Medical Research Council and Criminology Research Council. (Co-Investigator)
  • 2011: $25,000 from the Criminology Research Council for a study into the effect of bond length on recidivism (Chief Investigator)
  • 2011: $86,000 from the National Drug Law Enforcement Research Fund for a study into the effect of drug seizures on street level drug arrests and drug overdoses (Chief Investigator)
  • 2010: $70,596 from the Australian Research Council (linkage grant) into the effects of alcohol and illicit drug prices affect alcohol and illicit drug consumption (Co-Investigator)
  • 2009: $1.7 million from the NHMRC for a joint study into reducing impulsivity in repeat violent offenders using a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (Co-Investigator)
  • 2007: $227,791 from the Australian Research Council (linkage grant) for a joint study with the ANU into the dynamics of Aboriginal interactions with the criminal justice system (Co-Investigator)
  • 2007: $74,800 from the Criminology Research Council for a joint study with the WA Crime Research centre into the diversion of Indigenous young people from the criminal justice system (Chief Investigator)
  • 2005: $210,000 from the Criminology Research Council for a study into the impact of custodial penalties on juvenile recidivism (Chief Investigator)
  • 2004: $279,678 from the National Drug Law Enforcement Research Fund for a study into the cost of police time spent on alcohol-related crime (Chief Investigator)
  • 2004: $89,079 from the Alcohol Education and Rehabilitation Foundation for a study into liquor outlet density and problems of public disorder (Co-Investigator)
  • 2004: $105,421 from the Alcohol Education and Rehabilitation Foundation for a study into the health costs associated with alcohol-related assaults (Co-Investigator)
  • 2004: $89,079 from the Alcohol Education and Rehabilitation Foundation for a study into liquor outlet density and problems of public disorder (Co-Investigator)
  • 2003: $98,000 from the National Drug Law Enforcement Research Fund for a study into the determinants of expenditure, health and criminal involvement of injecting drug users. (Chief Investigator)
  • 1996: $57,000 from the Criminology Research Council for a study into the relationship between child neglect and juvenile delinquency (Chief Investigator)
  • 1992: $40,000 from the NSW Law Foundation for a computer simulation analysis of the NSW Criminal Justice System (Chief Investigator).

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