Fact sheet

Comparisons between the youth and adult justice systems: 2015–16

28 Jul 2017
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This fact sheet summarises some of the similarities and differences between young people and adults in the justice systems in Australia. In 2015–16, the most common principal offence among young people was theft, while among adults it was illicit drug offences.

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This fact sheet summarises some of the similarities and differences between young people and adults in the justice systems in Australia. In 2015–16, the most common principal offence among young people was theft, while among adults it was illicit drug offences.

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978-1-76054-170-5
APO URI: http://apo.org.au/node/100191
Alternative Title: 
Youth justice fact sheet no. 92
Publication Place: 
Canberra
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CC BY