Director of the NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research; Adjunct Professor, School of Social Science, UNSW Australia
Don Weatherburn has been Director of the NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research since 1988. He was awarded a Public Service Medal in January 1998, an Alumni Award for Community Service by the University of Sydney in 2000 and made a fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia in 2006. He is an Adjunct Professor in the School of Social Science at the University of New South Wales and is the author of three books and more than 200 articles, reports, and book chapters on crime and criminal justice.
Ive spoken to a lot of Australians who dont believe they are safe on the streets anymore… Weve had bombs and stabbings, it is happening. You see murders every night on our TV. The situation is growing worse and I...