Three charts on: representation of Australian, New Zealand and Sudan born people in Victorian crime statistics

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Abstract

One of Victoria’s most senior judges has warned the current media reporting and political rhetoric around crime committed by people from South Sudanese backgrounds in Melbourne is “dangerous” and “skewed”.

Interviewed by ABC Four Corners as part of an investigation into the issue, County Court Chief Judge Peter Kidd said there had been an inaccurate portrayal of how much crime is committed by people from the community.
Original languageEnglish
JournalThe Conversation
Publication statusPublished - 5 Nov 2018

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