youth detention centres

Report

19 Dec 2018
50

This bulletin looks at the numbers and rates of young people aged 10 and over who were in youth detention in Australia due to their involvement, or alleged involvement, in crime. It focuses on trends over the 4-year period from the June quarter 2014 to...

Report

29 Aug 2018
285

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

Report

8 Aug 2018
237

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.

Audio

12 Mar 2018
26

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
305

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
23

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
30

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
1073

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

Report

17 Jul 2017
347

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
291

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

31 Mar 2017
191

There is a strong perception that the system of detention in the Northern Territory is failing.

It is failing our young people, it is failing those who work in the system and it is also failing the people of the Northern Territory who are...

Report

2 Sep 2016
60

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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