Useful links

The following are useful links related to promoting community safety and countering extremism and radicalisation.

  • Resilient Communities
    This website provides information on what communities and the Australian Government are doing to build resilient communities that take action against violent extremism
  • The Terrorism Research Initiative and the Center for Terrorism and Security Studies at the University of Massachusetts Lowell publish a free online academic journal called Perspectives on Terrorism on issues relating to terrorism, extremism and radicalization.
    • The January, 2010 Issue of Perspectives on Terrorism includes a list of 100 research centres and institutes worldwide that specialise in terrorism, counter-terrorism, radicalisation and asymmetric warfare studies.
  • Policy brief: Promoting Organisational Change to Ensure Respect for Human Rights While Countering Terrorism.
    • This policy brief, by Liat Shetret and Tony Camerino for the Center on Global Counterterrorism Cooperation, explores how basic principles of organizational change can help intelligence and law enforcement agencies weed out human rights abuses and build organizational cultures that promote, rather than undermine, human rights and the rule of law in their efforts to counter terrorism.
  • An Islamic Legal Perspective on the Syrian Conflict and Options For Australian Muslims A Resource for Community Leaders
    • An Islamic Legal Perspective on the Syrian Conflict and Options For Australian Muslims A Resource for Community Leaders
    • This document was prepared by a research group based at the National Centre of Excellence for Islamic Studies to help Australian Muslims understand some of the Islamic legal arguments surrounding the conflict in Syria. It also suggests some of the ways by which Australian Muslims may contribute to the humanitarian effort to assist the people of Syria. The views expressed in this document do not necessarily represent that of the University of Melbourne or the National Centre of Excellence for Islamic Studies.

Please note the above are external links and the NCEIS takes no responsibility for their contents. They do not necessarily represent the views of the NCEIS, its staff or the NICF.