Source: (2004) Paper presented at the Third Conference of the European Forum for Victim-Offender Mediation and Restorative Justice, “Restorative Justice in Europe: Where are we heading?", Budapest, Hungary, 14-16 October. Downloaded 24 May 2005.

In March 2004 the Adelaide (South Australia) Magistrates Court announced the commencement of an adult restorative justice conferencing pilot project, initially for six months. The model is based on a victim-focused philosophy, already entrenched in the South Australian juvenile justice system. This paper reports on the circumstances that led to the pilot and the progress of the pilot. (excerpt)