Papers and submissions

Click to download a copy of YAC’s papers and submissions:

Submission to the Inquiry of the Legal Affairs and Community Safety Committee In relation to the Justice Legislation (Links to Terrorist Activity) Amendment Bill 2018

Submission to the Inquiry of the Legal Affairs and Community Safety Committee In relation to the Human Rights Bill 2018

Submission to Queensland Productivity Commission’s Issues Paper: Imprisonment and recidivism 2018

Submission to the Qld Ombudsman’s Investigation into the Accommodation of Young People in Watch Houses 2018

Submission re Youth Justice Strategy 2018

YJ  Strategy Att A

YJ Strategy Att B

Submission to the National Children’s Commissioner re Implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child 2018

Response to Review of Blue Card System 2017

Response to Youth Detention Review 2016

Submission YJ (17 yr olds) Bill 2016

Submission on a Human Rights Act for Qld  (April 2016)

Submission re Human Rights Act_Appendix 1

Submission re Human Rights Act_Appendix 2

Inquiry on strategies to prevent and reduce criminal activity (July 2014)

Youth Justice and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2014 (Feb 2014)

Education Discipline in Schools (Sept 2013)

Response to Safer Streets Discussion Paper (June 2013) 

Justice Reinvestment  (March 2013)

Youth Justice (Boot Camp Orders) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2012 (Nov 2012)

Child Protection Inquiry Submission  (Oct 2012)

Youth Justice “Pocket Stats”

Youth Justice pocket stats 2017-18

Youth Justice pocket stats 2016-17

Youth Justice pocket stats 2015-16

Annual Reports – Childrens Court of Queensland

Annual Report 2017-18

Annual Report 2016-17

 

Youth Justice Forum – A Balanced Approach (May 2013)

Click on the links attached below to view:

  • the papers and powerpoints from the Forum held on Wednesday 29 May 2013
  • two fact sheets on youth offending and addressing youth offending
  • YAC’s response to the review of youth justice
  • video from Harvard University – Building Adult Capabilities to Improve Child Outcomes: A Theory of Change

KR paper: What makes juveniles different from adult offenders?

AS presentation: What we know about youth offending and youth offenders?

EH Youth Justice Forum_290513: The young person’s brain

DW presentation: The youth justice system in Queensland

BS Youth Justice presentation: How are human rights relevant to youth justice and the criminal justice system in Queensland?

FINAL – Busting the myths – the facts about addressing youth offending – Part 1

FINAL – Busting the myths – the facts about addressing youth offending

YAC response_Safer Streets Final draft

YAC_ YJ review_Specific issues_short

Center for Child Development, Harvard University:   Building adult capabilities to improve child outcomes: a theory of change http://developingchild.harvard.edu/resources/multimedia/videos/theory_of_change/