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Churchill Fellowships

The aim of the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust is to provide an opportunity for Australians to travel overseas to conduct research in their chosen field that is not readily available in Australia. It also aims to reward proven achievement of talented and deserving Australians with further opportunity in their pursuit of excellence for the enrichment of Australian society. The following reports relate to justice, FASD, drug and alcohol use, young people.

Michael Power (Queensland 2016)
Innovative use of restorative justice in Canada, the US, England and the Netherlands is improving the lives of victims of serious violence committed by people with a mental illness

Magistrate Catherine Crawford (Western Australia 2015)
To examine how youth affected by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, involved in the criminal justice system are dealt with in other jurisdictions

Jackie Anders (Victoria 2015)
Investigating effective approaches to er-engaging youth offenders wth education - US, Scotland and Denmark

Magistrate Jennifer Bowles (Victoria 2014)
To review options for residential therapeutic treatment for young people suffering substance abuse/mental illness - New Zealand, UK, Sweden

Kylie Beckhouse (New South Wales 2014)
To investigate legal representation schemes for children in the US, Canada and the UK – administration, delivery and innovation

Linda Gyorki (Victoria 2013)
Breaking down the silos: Overcoming the practical and ethical barriers of integrating legal assistance into a healthcare setting

Amy Watts (New South Wales 2013)
To investigate models of intermediaries for child victim and witnesses in the criminal justice system in England, Wales, Ireland, Australia and Norway