Select Publications

Book Chapters

Baldry E; McCausland R; McEntyre E, 2018, 'Institutions of Default and Management: Aboriginal women with mental and cognitive disability in prison', in Mental Health in Prisons, Plagrave Macmillan, pp. 185 - 210,

McCausland R; Baldry E, 2017, 'Understanding women offenders in prison', in The Routledge International Handbook of Forensic Psychology in Secure Settings, pp. 25 - 39,

Baldry E; Mccausland R, 2013, 'Incarcerated Indigenous Australian Mothers: Maintaining Patriarchal Colonization', in Eljdupovic G; Bromwich RJ (ed.), Incarcerated Mothers: Oppression and Resistance, edn. 1, Demeter Press, Bradford UK, pp. 121 - 136,

Journal articles

McCausland R; Dowse L, 2020, 'The need for a community-led, holistic service response to Aboriginal young people with cognitive disability in remote areas: A case study', Children Australia, vol. 45, pp. 326 - 334,

McCausland R; Reeve R; Gooding P, 2019, 'The economic case for improving legal outcomes for accused persons with cognitive disability: An Australian study', International Journal of Law in Context, vol. 15, pp. 367 - 389,

McCausland R, 2019, '‘I’m sorry but I can’t take a photo of someone’s capacity being built’: Reflections on evaluation of Indigenous policy and programmes', Evaluation Journal of Australasia, vol. 19, pp. 64 - 78,

McCausland R; Baldry E, 2017, '‘I feel like I failed him by ringing the police’: Criminalising disability in Australia', Punishment and Society, vol. 19, pp. 290 - 309,

Baldry E; McCausland R; Dowse L; McEntyre E; MacGillivray P, 2016, '‘It’s just a big vicious cycle that swallows them up': Indigenous people with mental and cognitive disabilities in the criminal justice system', Indigenous Law Bulletin, vol. 8, pp. 10 - 16

Mccausland R; Vivian A, 2010, 'Why Do Some Aboriginal Communities Have Lower Crime Rates Than Others?: A Pilot Study', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, vol. 43, pp. 301 - 332,

McCausland R; Vivian A, 2009, '‘A Tale of Two Towns: A Comparative Study of Wilcannia and Menindee’', Indigenous Law Bulletin, vol. 7, pp. 7 - 11,

Baldry E; Mccausland R, 2009, 'Mother: seeking safe home. Aboriginal women post-release', Current Issues in Criminal Justice, vol. 21, pp. 288 - 301

Williams G; Behrendt L; McCausland R; Reilly A; McMillan M, 2007, 'The Promise of Regional Governance for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Communities', Ngiya: Talk the Law, vol. 1, pp. 126 - 166

McCausland R, 2006, ''Agreement-Making under the New Arrangements in Indigenous Policy'', Australian Indigenous Law Review, vol. 10, pp. 3 - 13,

McCausland R, 2006, ''Trickle Down or Rights Way Up? Development, Human Rights and Indigenous Peoples'', Balayi: Culture, Law and Colonialism, vol. 9, pp. 26 - 57,

McCausland R; Levy M, 2006, 'Indigenous Policy and Mutual Obligation: Shared or Shifting Responsibility Agreements?', Australian Journal of Social Issues, vol. 41, pp. 277 - 294,

McCausland R, 2005, ''Shared Responsibility Agreeements: practical reconciliation or paternalistic rhetoric?'', Indigenous Law Bulletin, vol. 6, pp. 9 - 11,


McCausland R, 2019, Yuwaya Ngarra-li Food Forum Report, Dharriwaa Elders Group and UNSW, UNSW,

McCausland R, 2018, Yuwaya Ngarra-li Walgett Youth Justice Forum Report, Dharriwaa Elders Group and UNSW, UNSW,

McCausland R; Reeve R; Gooding P; Baldry E, 2017, Cost Benefit Analysis of Support Workers in Legal Services For People with Cognitive Disability,

McCausland R; McSherry B; Baldry E; Arstein-Kerslake A; Gooding P; Arabena K, 2017, Unfitness to Plead and Indefinite Detention of Persons with Cognitive Disabilities:Addressing the Legal Barriers and Creating Appropriate Alternative Supports in the Community,

Reeve R; McCausland R; Dowse L; Trofimovs J, 2017, Economic Evaluation of the Intellectual Disability Rights Service Criminal Justice Support Program, Intellectual Disability Behaviour Support Program, UNSW Sydney,

McCausland R; Baldry E; McEntyre E, 2017, Indigenous People, Mental Health, Cognitive Disability and the Criminal Justice System, Indigenous Justice Clearinghouse, Indigenous Justice Clearinghouse, 22,

Baldry E; McCausland R; Dowse L; McEntyre E, 2015, A Predictable and Preventable path: Aboriginal People with mental and cognitive disability in the criminal justice system, UNSW, Sydney,,

McCausland R, 2014, Aboriginal Women’s Access to Diversionary Programs in NSW, Women's Advisory Council, Corrective Services NSW

Baldry E; McCausland R; Cohen A; Johnson S, 2013, People with mental health disorders and cognitive impairment in the criminal justice system Cost-benefit analysis of early support and diversion, AHRC, Sydney,

Baldry E; Dowse LM; Mccausland R; Clarence M, 2012, Lifecourse institutional costs of homelessness for vulnerable groups, FaHCSIA, UNSW,,

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