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What are the law enforcement agencies?

1. State police
2. Federal police

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What do the Federal Police do?

Enforces federal and criminal law
Prevents crimes against Cth law
Can work overseas

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What do the state police do?

Prevent unlawful acts
Investigate crimes

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Role of the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service?

Prevent unlawful movement of goods across border

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Role of the Australian Crime Commission?

Collect and analyse criminal intelligence data ...

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Role of the Australian High Tech Crime Center?

Combat serious and complex crimes involving computer technology

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Role of the Australian Security Intelligence organisation?

National security service against espionage, sobotage, political violence

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What is negotiation?

Discussion between 2 or more parties in order to reach a mutually beneficial outcome. Involves considering both perspectives and a degree of compromise. Not settled by a third party

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What is mediation?

-involves an independent 3rd party to help them negotiate and reach a conclusion.
- they don't provide advice as they are not an expert in the subject area, only in mediation.

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What is conciliation?

The conciliator advises the parties, not like a mediator

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What is arbitration?

Formal
Independent third party
When they want a confidential process
Specified by a contract

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What are the non legal methods of challenging power?

The media
Members of parliament
Trade unions

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What are he legal methods of challenging state power?

Internal reviews
External reviews
Statutory bodies

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What is an internal review?

Ok NSW government department can review their own procedures and behaviours

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What is a tribunal?(external review)

They review the admin decisions of government agencies
Eg. Administrative decisions tribunal
They aren't bound by rules of evidence and so can take into account a variety of factors
Cost effective
Have narrow jurisdiction

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What is a privacy body? (External review)

Laws that prevent info of the individual getting out

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What do the courts do and are the effective in challenging power? (External review)

They can review admin decisions - judicial review

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What is the office Ombudsman? (External review)

Formal external control with the power to investigate complaints made by citizens
Must be in writing