Children and Young People

This brief outlines some of the promising efforts to reduce Indigenous family violence in Australia and internationally, including both government and community initiatives, as well as support mechanisms and measures […]

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Publishers: Australian Institute of Criminology, Trends and Issues, 557

This article reports on a study undertaken in three Indigenous communities in the West Kimberley region of Western Australia (WA) intended to develop diversionary strategies for young people with fetal […]

The JJ NMDS is an annual collection of information on young people under juvenile justice supervision in Australia. It contains data on all supervised orders (both community based and detention) […]

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Indigenous juveniles are over-represented at all stages of the criminal justice system, and their over-representation becomes more pronounced at the most severe end of the system (ie in detention). Recent […]

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Research indicated that justice interventions and heightened levels of supervision can increase the likelihood of future offending for low-risk populations and reduce the likelihood of offending for high-risk youth. Therefore, […]

This paper reports on the disproportionate impacts of the fines enforcements system on Indigenous people, and the efforts of justice agencies to avoid them. Innovations include outreach and education activities […]

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This report investigates the detention, care and protection systems for children and young people in the NT. The report examines instances of abuse and mistreatment experienced by children, the vast […]

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This report investigates the detention, care and protection systems for children and young people in the NT. The report examines instances of abuse and mistreatment experienced by children, the vast […]

This report investigates the detention, care and protection systems for children and young people in the NT. The report examines instances of abuse and mistreatment experienced by children, the vast […]

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This report investigates the detention, care and protection systems for children and young people in the NT. The report examines instances of abuse and mistreatment experienced by children, the vast […]