This panel will discuss the outcomes of the problem solving approaches in Tasmania including how they can reduce recidivism. The emerging use of "Reintegration Courts" in the United States will also be discussed.


Michael Hill
Just Desserts: Drug Court Incentive Reference Group
Chair

Biography: Michael Hill is former Chief Magistrate of Tasmania and a longstanding supporter of the use of therapeutic jurisprudence measures in regards criminal justice. He is Chair of the newly established Just Desserts: Drug Court Incentive Reference Group, comprised of individuals from a range of welfare, advocacy, legal and academic communities.


Ms Liz Moore
Department of Justice
Team Leader, Court Mandated Diversion Liz Moore (MA, LLB), a Court Diversion Officer (CDO) and currently Acting Team Leader of the Court Mandated Drug program (CMD, also known as the Drug Court), has spent 27 years across custodial and community divisions of Corrective Services case managing offenders to address the issues underlying offending behaviour. She has visited drug courts and related services in twenty jurisdictions worldwide and her Master of Criminology and Corrections thesis (2012) examined measures of success in considering the impact of drug courts around the world.

Biography: Liz Moore (MA, LLB), a Court Diversion Officer (CDO) and currently Acting Team Leader of the Court Mandated Drug program (CMD, also known as the Drug Court), has spent 27 years across custodial and community divisions of Corrective Services case managing offenders to address the issues underlying offending behaviour. She has visited drug courts and related services in twenty jurisdictions worldwide and her Master of Criminology and Corrections thesis (2012) examined measures of success in considering the impact of drug courts around the world.


Deputy Commissioner Scott Tilyard
Tasmania Police
Deputy Commissioner
Scott Tilyard has been Deputy Commissioner of Police since 2011. He has undertaken extensive leadership and counter terrorism training both in Australia and overseas. Scott represents Tasmania on the Australia New Zealand Counter Terrorism Committee, including as Chair of the Investigations Support Coordination Capability Sub-Committee. His responsibilities have included membership of the Australia New Zealand Emergency Management Committee, Chair of the Tasmania Police Project Management Board, Risk and Audit Committee, Budget Oversight Committee, and he leads several major government initiatives including the Emergency Services Computer Aided Dispatch (ESCAD) Project and Tasmanian Government Radio Network (TasGRN) Project. Scott is a member of Tasmania’s Sentencing Advisory Council, Deputy Chair of the Tasmania Police Charity Trust, and independent Chair of the Department of Health and Human Services, Children and Youth Services – Serious Events Review Committee.

Scott holds an Associate Diploma of Social Science (Police Studies), Bachelor of Arts (Police Studies), Graduate Diploma of Executive Leadership (Policing and Emergency Services), and Master of Leadership and Management (Policing and Security). He is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and has been awarded the Australian Police Medal, National Medal, National Police Service Medal, and Commissioner’s Medal.

Biography:
Scott Tilyard has been Deputy Commissioner of Police since 2011. He has undertaken extensive leadership and counter terrorism training both in Australia and overseas. Scott represents Tasmania on the Australia New Zealand Counter Terrorism Committee, including as Chair of the Investigations Support Coordination Capability Sub-Committee. His responsibilities have included membership of the Australia New Zealand Emergency Management Committee, Chair of the Tasmania Police Project Management Board, Risk and Audit Committee, Budget Oversight Committee, and he leads several major government initiatives including the Emergency Services Computer Aided Dispatch (ESCAD) Project and Tasmanian Government Radio Network (TasGRN) Project. Scott is a member of Tasmania’s Sentencing Advisory Council, Deputy Chair of the Tasmania Police Charity Trust, and independent Chair of the Department of Health and Human Services, Children and Youth Services – Serious Events Review Committee.

Scott holds an Associate Diploma of Social Science (Police Studies), Bachelor of Arts (Police Studies), Graduate Diploma of Executive Leadership (Policing and Emergency Services), and Master of Leadership and Management (Policing and Security). He is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and has been awarded the Australian Police Medal, National Medal, National Police Service Medal, and Commissioner’s Medal.


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