Why Australia needs to change its view of organised crime

Terrence Goldsworthy, Caitlin Byrne

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Organised crime costs Australia approximately A$15 billion per year. The federal government’s campaign against the ice menace highlights organised crime’s danger to wider society.

International law enforcement agencies such as Interpol have recently highlighted organised crime’s changing nature. So what is “organised crime” and how has it changed? Are authorities too focused on the usual suspects and missing the new and emerging criminal markets?
Original languageEnglish
JournalThe Conversation
Publication statusPublished - 11 Jun 2015


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