Submission to the Parliament of Victoria Legal and Social Issues Committee's Inquiry into Youth Justice Centres in Victoria: Submission no. 24

Jodie O'Leary

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Abstract

Terms of Reference
On 10 November, 2016, the Legislative Council agreed to the following motion:

That, pursuant to Sessional Order 6, this House requires the Legal and Social Issues Committee to inquire into and report on, no later than Tuesday, 1 August 2017, issues at both Parkville and Malmsbury Youth Justice Centres including, but not limited to —

1. matters relating to incidents including definitions, numbers and any changes to the reporting of incidents;
2. the security and safety of staff, employees and young offenders at both facilities;
3. reasons for, and effects of, the increase in the numbers of young people on remand in the last 10 years;
4. implications of incarcerating young people who have significant exposure to trauma, alcohol and/or other drug misuse and/or the child protection system, or who have issues associated with mental health or intellectual functioning, in relation to—
a. the likelihood of reoffending;
b. the implications of separating young people from their communities and cultures;
5. additional options for keeping young people out of youth justice centres;
6. the culture, policies, practices and reporting of management at the centres;
7. the role of the Department of Health and Human Services in overseeing practices at the centres; and
8. any other issues the Committee consider relevant.
Original languageEnglish
TypeSubmission on Youth Detention in Victoria
Number of pages5
Publication statusPublished - 6 Mar 2017

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Submission to the Parliament of Victoria Legal and Social Issues Committee's Inquiry into Youth Justice Centres in Victoria : Submission no. 24. / O'Leary, Jodie.

5 p. 2017, Submission on Youth Detention in Victoria.

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