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Summary: This fact sheet summarises statistics on youth justice supervision in New South Wales in 2015–16 and includes some national comparisons.
Differences in youth justice supervision among the states and territories may reflect differences in legislation as well as policy and practice.
Contains comprehensive information on state and territory child protection and support services in 2013-14, and the characteristics of Australian children within the child protection system.
In Australia, statutory child protection is the responsibility of state and territory governments. Each state and...
This report looks at the results and recommendations of a project exploring youth recidivism—in particular, whether it would be possible to analyse youth recidivism using data from the Juvenile Justice National Minimum Data Set (JJ NMDS). The JJ NMDS is a longitudinal person-based data collection,...
This report focuses on the young people who were under juvenile justice supervision in Australia during 2010–11 due to their involvement or alleged involvement in crime, and the types of supervision they experienced.
Rates of juvenile justice involvement remain...
People leaving prison are members of society needing employment, housing, health care, and other support services in the community to maintain and improve health and well-being, and reduce the likelihood of returning to prison. This report presents the results of the 5th National Prisoner Health...
This resource sheet reviews evidence for the functioning and effectiveness of various diversionary programs in the context of Indigenous contact with the justice systems.
A diversionary program is a form of sentencing usually run by police departments, courts and other agencies....
Nationally, there were 24,069 clients who had been diverted into alcohol and other drug treatment, comprising 24% of all clients, according to this report.
Throughout Australia, there are programs that divert people who have been apprehended or sentenced for a minor...
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.
This fact sheet summarises information on the number of supervised orders administered by state and territory youth justice agencies, and the periods of supervision experienced by young people in 2012–13.