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Reports and studies on indigenous criminal justice issues including youth, justice experiences, sentencing, alcohol and rehabilitative needs. Support for young offenders going through the youth justice system. Draft blueprint for the future of youth justice in queensland save the children australia welcomes the opportunity to comment on the draft blueprint for the future of youth justice (the blueprint) as you may be aware, save the children is a leading independent emergency relief and development. Youth justice systems, policies and programs criminal responsibility commences at the age of 10 in queensland, young people are dealt with as youths for offences committed when they are aged 10-16. I diverting young indigenous people from the queensland youth justice system the use and impact of police diversionary practices and alternatives. Queensland mount isa youth services general youth services logan youth justice centre general youth services logan youth justice centre dept of justice & attorney general 18 blackwood rd, logan central qld 4114 (07) 3884 9777 website add to favourites.
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Queensland parliament last week passed two important bills for youth justice - with many of the reforms being advocated for by queensland law society and the society's president bill potts.