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19 December 2019

What children and young people in juvenile justice centres have to say

This report details the findings from the NSW Advocate for Children and Young People’s  (ACYP) consultations with children and young people in detention between 2015......

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09 December 2019

Youth justice report: Consultation with young people in out-of-home care about their experiences with police, courts and detention: Young people's report

This report designed for young people examined the over-representation and experiences of 148 young people throughout Australia who were involved in both the child protection and......

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09 December 2019

How Australia can invest in children and return more: A new look at the $15b cost of late action

The report sets out how much Australian governments spend every year because children and young people have reached crisis point and highlights the economic cost of preventable,......

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18 November 2019

Preventing juvenile transitions to adult crime: A pilot study of probation interventions for older, high-risk juvenile delinquents

This research compared the recidivism risks of two groups of older, high-risk juvenile probationers over three years after they  turned 18. Those in the experimental ......

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07 November 2019

Truancy intervention reduces crime: Results from a randomized field trial

This research used a randomised field trial method to test how a partnership between police and schools targeting truancy impacted on offending in a sample of high-risk truanting......

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07 November 2019

Our Way: A generational strategy for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families 2017–2037

This document presents the Queensland Government's strategy for improving the lives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families.

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07 November 2019

Young people in child protection and under youth justice supervision: 1 July 2014 to 30 June 2018

This report from the AIHW presents information on young people aged 10–17 who had received child protection services and were under youth justice supervision at any time......

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08 October 2019

Young people returning to sentenced youth justice supervision 2017–18

This report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare report presents data on returns to sentenced supervision in the Australian youth justice system in 2017-18.

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08 October 2019

The social impact of custody on young people in the criminal justice system

This book discusses young people's interactions with the criminal justice system in the UK.

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08 October 2019

Truancy intervention and violent offending: Evidence from a randomized controlled trial

This research used Australian data from a truancy reduction experiment to examine whether participants in the program, relative to a control group, enjoyed ancillary benefits......

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