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Indigenous children 28 times more likely to spend a night in detention, data reveals
New data from 2022-23 has revealed First Nations children are 28 times more like...
Dechlan Brennan 28 Mar 2024
Central Australian Aboriginal Congress calls youth curfew "a necessary circuit breaker”
The impact of the two-week youth curfew in Mparntwe/Alice Springs announced by t...
Dechlan Brennan 28 Mar 2024
New report calls for investment in alternatives to incarceration in NSW
A new report released on Wednesday has reiterated calls for New South Wales to i...
Dechlan Brennan 20 Mar 2024
Queensland government slammed for 'celebrating' youth arrest numbers
The Queensland government has been criticised for congratulating itself on arres...
Dechlan Brennan 13 Mar 2024
'Political point-scoring' : NSW government faces criticism for new bail laws
More legal and advocacy groups have expressed dismay at planned changes to New S...
Dechlan Brennan 12 Mar 2024
Call for increased investment in ACT justice reforms

Despite a concerted effort to move away from incarceration, the Australian Capit...

Dechlan Brennan Feb 28, 2024
New data shows youth incarceration costing public over $1 million per child, experts urge 'Raise the Age'

New data has highlighted the detrimental cost to both taxpayers and children in...

Dechlan Brennan Jan 25, 2024
Justice system puts troubled teens on downward spiral

Approaches to youth justice for the youngest children who can be charged in...

Rudi Maxwell Jan 22, 2024
'Gross violation of human rights' : Indigenous groups slam Queensland opposition proposal

Indigenous and welfare groups are dismayed at the rhetoric used by Queensland’s...

Dechlan Brennan Jan 12, 2024
'Inhumane conditions' : Calls to immediately put air-conditioning in Alice Springs prison due to extreme heat

The Northern Territory government has been urged to address “inhumane” condition...

Dechlan Brennan Jan 4, 2024
No lived experience: Abolitionist coalition criticise Justice Reform Initiative

A coalition of formerly incarcerated women and girls has criticised a report cal...

Dechlan Brennan Dec 1, 2023
New prison won't solve youth justice crisis, advocates warn

The announcement of the development of a business case for a new facility to rep...

Giovanni Torre Nov 30, 2023
New report urges Victoria to boost spending on alternatives to prison

A new report has called on the Victorian government to increase funding to alter...

Dechlan Brennan Nov 14, 2023
Coalition of experts call on NSW government to raise age of criminal responsibility

A coalition of legal, First Nations and Human Rights organisations have come tog...

Dechlan Brennan Oct 25, 2023
More prisons not the answer: Anti-prison initiative slams Palaszczuk government's decision to build new youth remand centre

The Queensland Government’s announcement of a new remand centre to deal with the...

Dechlan Brennan Oct 12, 2023
Justice advocates urge NT to rethink bail law changes

Proposed new bail laws announced by Northern Territory Chief Minister Natasha Fy...

Giovanni Torre Apr 4, 2023
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