Professor David Biles

President, 1980-1983

Professor David Biles

  • BA, BEd (Melb), MA (LaT)
  • Consultant criminologist
  • Professorial Associate in Corrections, Charles Sturt University
  • Deputy Director, Australian Institute of Criminology
  • Foundation Honorary Secretary, Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology Inc., 1967-1971

Professor David Biles was a consultant criminologist with degrees in psychology, education and sociology. His earlier positions included:

  • Assistant Director (Research), Australian Institute of Criminology in Canberra
  • Head of Research, Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody
  • Senior Lecturer in Criminology, University of Melbourne
  • He also worked as an Education Officer in four different prisons in Victoria for a period of 11 years.

Other part time positions include:

  • Co-ordinator of the annual Asian and Pacific Conference of Correctional Administrators (APCCA);
  • Member of the ACT Prison Project Committee, the body that is responsible for the planning for the proposed ACT prison;
  • Chair of the ACT Crime Prevention Committee; and
  • Chair of the ACT Police Consultative Board.

Born in England on 18 December 1932, Passed away on 16 April 2017, Aged 84.

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