Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology

About

The Society

Statement of purpose

The purposes for which The Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology Inc. is established are:

  • to promote study, understanding, and co-operation in the field of Criminology;
  • to bring together persons actively engaged, or who have been actively engaged, in teaching and/or practices in the field of Criminology;
  • to foster training and research in Criminology in institutions of learning, and in law enforcement, judicial, and correctional agencies;
  • to encourage communication within the field of Criminology through publications and conferences;
  • to promote and foster understanding of Criminology by parliaments, governments, and the public.

The Committee of Management

The initial constitution of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology Inc. was confirmed by the Executive of the Society on December 5, 1967 pursuant to a resolution of the inaugural general meeting of the Society.

This inaugural meeting had been held on October 24, 1967 at the University of Melbourne and was attended by 47 people.

President

        Dr Jason Payne
        Professor
        Criminology and Social Policy 
        University of Wollongong
        Northfields Avenue
        Wollongong NSW 2522

Treasurer

Dr Kelly Hine
Researcher and Lecturer
College Arts & Social Sciences 
Australian National University
Canberra ACT



Secretary

Ms Katalina Foliaki
Australian Institute of Criminology
Canberra ACT

Officers and Committees

The Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology Inc. is comprised of Officers and a Committee of Management which include representatives from New Zealand and all the states and territories of Australia.

The Officers and the Committee of Management are elected at the Society AGM, held to coincide with the annual conference. The Officers and the Committee of Management meet at the Annual conference and at other times throughout the year as needs be.

Nominations for committee membership

Members are encouraged to email the secretary by August 31 of each year their nomination for election for any vacant positions. The incumbent will be informed by the secretary 4 weeks ahead of the AGM of any other nominations. If the incumbent wishes to continue stand, a biography of 100 words will need to be completed (by all relevant candidates) for circulation to the membership 3 weeks ahead of the AGM, and there will then be an election at the AGM. Nominations may also be made from the floor at the AGM and, if so, that person will be entitled to speak briefly to their nomination.
The following positions will be declared vacant at the 2021 AGM. The location is yet to be determined and will notify members when this is decided. There will be an option to attend remotely using video conferencing technology.

Office Bearer

  •   Vice President New Zealand
Committee Members
  •   Victoria
  •   Tasmania
  •   Northern Territory
  •   Western Australia

Download the Nomination form here.

Office Bearers

President
Dr Jason Payne (University of Wollongong)

Australian Vice-President
Dr Asher Flynn (Monash University)

New Zealand Vice-President
Dr James Oleson (The University of Auckland)

Secretary
Ms Katalina Foliaki (Australian Institute of Criminology)

Treasurer
Dr Kelly Hine (Australian National University)

Committee Members

New South Wales
Dr Rachel Loney-Howes (University of Wollongong)

Northern Territory
Ms Louise Ogden (Department of the Attorney-General and Justice)

Queensland
Dr Angela Higginson (Queensland University of Technology)

South Australia
Dr David Bright (Flinders University)

Tasmania
Dr Isabelle Bartkowiak-Theron (University of Tasmania)

Victoria
Dr Kate Burns (Monash University)

Western Australia
Dr Natalie Gately (Edith Cowan University)

Australia Capital Territory
Dr Emily Corner (Australian National University)

New Zealand
Dr Susann Wiedlitzka (University of Auckland)
Dr James Mehigan (University of Canterbury)

Postgraduate Early Career Researcher Representative
Ms Kavita Raj (Griffith University)

Newsletter Editor
Dr Emily Moir (University of the Sunshine Coast)

Journal Editor
Professors Mark Halsey and Andrew Goldsmith (Flinders University)

Historical Adviser
Professor Russell Smith (Flinders University)

2021 conference convenors
Professor Janet Ransley (Griffith University)
Dr William Wood (Griffith University)
Dr Rachel Dioso-Villa (Griffith University)