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All external research involving Department of Community Service’s data, clients, staff or funded / contracted services should comply with the National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research and, when relevant, Statutory Guidelines for Research – Section 27B, Information and Privacy Commission. For more information about collaborations on specific projects, please see below:
BOCSAR’s services include:
Typical questions we can help you with:
The information stored in the Bureau's databases can be used to answer many questions about crime and justice in NSW. The information in our database of crimes reported to police includes details such as the type of offence and when and where it was committed. The information in our database of criminal court appearances includes such details as age, gender, type of offence(s), plea, outcome of court appearance and penalty, for persons who appear before the courts charged with criminal offences.
To contact BOCSAR, please visit BOCSAR - Contact us
For information on:
For information on what works (how, when, where, and why) with young people involved in the criminal justice system in NSW, including
Contact the Youth Justice NSW Research and Information Unit
08 Apr 2022
We acknowledge Aboriginal people as the First Nations Peoples of NSW and pay our respects to Elders past, present, and future.
Informed by lessons of the past, Department of Communities and Justice is improving how we work with Aboriginal people and communities. We listen and learn from the knowledge, strength and resilience of Stolen Generations Survivors, Aboriginal Elders and Aboriginal communities.
You can access our apology to the Stolen Generations.