Welcome to the website of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology Inc. (ANZSOC). The society is devoted to promoting criminological study, research and practice in the region and bringing together persons engaged in all aspects of the field. The membership of the society reflects the diversity of persons involved in the field, including practitioners, academics, policy makers and students. Click here to view the Society's statement of purpose.

The Society conducts an annual conference and supports the publication of the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology.

Those interested in becoming a member can obtain an application form online.

The benefits of membership of ANZSOC include:

  • A reduced registration fee at the annual conference;
  • Free subscription to the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology;
  • Special seminars and workshops in each state discussing recent developments in crime and criminology;
  • Awards and prizes; and
  • Opportunities to meet visiting distinguished scholars.

2018 ANZSOC conference

The 31st annual ANZSOC conference will be held 4-7 December 2018, in Melbourne.


Check the conference website for more information on http://anzsoc2018.com/