Juvenile justice

Authors: Pheeney, David

The evolution of bail laws in New South Wales (NSW) is critiqued in the context of public debate, political comments and competing interest groups. It is argued that over the […]

The Rudd Government’s Australia 2020 Summit has been widely reported on, yet the voice of young indigenous Australians has not often been heard. In this article, the National Indigenous Youth […]

This report provides an estimate of the annual cost savings to the Western Australian Government of proactively diverting young offenders from the court system and from detention in remand in […]

Authors: Waite, Graham

The Commonwealth and Northern Territory Governments signed an agreement on 27 July 2000 to enable the diversion of juveniles from the criminal justice system and to provide for joint funding […]

Prepared for the New South Wales Minister for Juvenile Justice as a strategic review of the juvenile justice system, this report identifies and describes effective practice in juvenile justice. Changes […]

A range of legislative models for the delivery of child welfare services to Indigenous communities have developed in a number of countries within different historical and political contexts. In each […]

This article presents the findings of recent research involving stakeholders in the Children’s Court of Western Australia (CCWA). This research found that the needs of Aboriginal children and their families […]

Publishers: Victorian Government

The plan outlines the challenges faced by parents and how the Government and community can together support them in caring and providing opportunities for their young children. Recognising that many […]

This article reports on the trend in western New South Wales that sees young Indigenous people accused of an offence being granted bail on the condition that they relocate to […]

Authors: Cunneen, Chris

When the ‘Bringing them home’ report was released in 1997, the focus was very much on the issue of the moral and legal responsibilities for past government policies of forced […]