Juvenile justice

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First progress report - November 2018
16 Nov 2018

One year on from the Royal Commission into the Protection and Detention of Children in the Northern Territory’s final report and six months into the reform journey, the Northern Territory government is making progress to improve support and services to families experiencing vulnerability and overhaul...

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16 Oct 2018

This report presents information on people aged 10–17 who were in the child protection system and under youth justice supervision from 1 July 2013 to 30 June 2017.

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4 Oct 2018

This report presents findings from interviews with 148 young people who have been in out-of-home care and their experiences with the youth justice system, either as an offender, because they had been reported as missing or as a victim of crime. It recommends adopting a...

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29 Aug 2018

The Ngaga-dji project voices the experiences of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in Victoria’s youth justice system.

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28 Aug 2018

This project explores diversionary methods and law reform options that will equip courts and multi-agency teams, partnered with community owned and managed services, to construct alternative pathways into treatment and support.

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27 Aug 2018

This report presents data on returns to sentenced supervision using measures developed as part of a related Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) project—Using the Juvenile Justice National Minimum Data Set to measure juvenile recidivism.

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8 Aug 2018

This audit examines how well the rehabilitation services are meeting the developmental needs of children and young people in the youth detention system and reducing their risk of reoffending.

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18 Jul 2018

This report found that Aboriginal communities want to see significant improvement in the frequency, quality and evaluation of programs to protect and promote Aboriginal cultural rights, and calls on the Victorian Department of Justice and Regulation to develop a social and emotional well-being strategy for...

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13 Jul 2018

This report examines the overlap between alcohol and other drug (AOD) treatment services and youth justice supervision from 1 July 2012 to 30 June 2016. The research found that about 1 in 3 young people under youth justice supervision accessed an AOD treatment service.

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14 Jun 2018

Currently, little information exists at the national level about the health of young people under youth justice supervision in Australia. This feasibility report outlines how this critical data gap might be addressed into the future through the use of currently available data and data linkage....

Discussion paper

12 Jun 2018

This is a discussion paper with the purpose of using findings from current science to prompt informed reflection on issues related to youth justice in New Zealand.

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25 May 2018

This report looks at young people who were under youth justice supervision in Australia during 2016–17 because of their involvement or alleged involvement in crime. It explores the key aspects of supervision, both in the community and in detention, as well as recent trends.

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17 May 2018

This report analyses the diversion schemes currently operating in the Magistrates’ and Children’s Courts of Victoria.

Audio

12 Mar 2018

With last month’s release of the Telethon Kids Institute report on brain impairment in detainees at Banksia Hill Juvenile Detention Centre, and the NT government’s announcement that it will raise the age of criminal responsibility from 10 to 12 years of age, Monday Mag this...

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17 Oct 2017

This report presents information on people aged 10–16 who were in the child protection system and under youth justice supervision from 1 July 2014 to 30 June 2016.

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3 Aug 2017

This review is intended to guide the strategy to strengthen and modernise Victoria’s youth justice system.

Fact sheet

28 Jul 2017

This fact sheet provides information about the remoteness area and socioeconomic status of young people under supervision during 2015–16, based on their last known address.

Fact sheet

20 Jul 2017

This fact sheet provides information about young offenders who offend with one or more other people over the past 12 months, including data on demographics and offence types.

Fact sheet

20 Jul 2017

This paper examined the offences police recorded for 10 to 17 year old alleged offenders on the first day they were ever recorded for any offences, where that day was between 2012 and 2016.

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18 Jul 2017

This study finds that Youth Level of Service/Case Management Inventory Australian Adaptation (YLS/CMI-AA) data did not significantly improve the predictive accuracy of static risk-based models of recidivism for Indigenous or non-Indigenous offenders.

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