youth detention centres

Report

29 Aug 2018

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

Report

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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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...

Report

6 Mar 2018

This report, and its 33 findings and 39 recommendations, reflect problems across Victoria’s youth justice system: from crime prevention, through to delays in the Children’s Court, staffing problems within youth justice centres and, finally, what happens when young people are released from detention.

Report

7 Sep 2017

This report was prepared at the request of the Victorian government, following a major incident at the Parkville youth justice centre on 31 October 2015.

Report

7 Sep 2017

This report was prepared at the request of the Victorian government, following a major incident at the Parkville youth justice centre on 6 and 7 March 2016.

Report

3 Aug 2017

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

Report

17 Jul 2017

Managing young people in detention will always be difficult. Almost all the young people who are held at Banksia Hill face complex layers of dysfunction, disengagement. This review discusses behaviour management practices at Banksia Hill and the impact of the transformation project.

Report

31 Mar 2017

There were about 5,500 young people (aged 10 and older) under youth justice supervision in Australia on an average day in 2015–16, due to their involvement, or alleged involvement, in crime. This number has decreased by 21% over the 5 years to 2015–16. Around 4...

Report

2 Sep 2016

The aim of this own initiative investigation conducted by the Office of the Children’s Commissioner (OCC) was to address the systemic issues emerging from complaints received from young persons in detention. During the course of the investigation several other issues were identified which were inherently...

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