Justice

As Smart Justice for Young People has stated in their Blog today, changes to the Bail Act will prevent many children ending up in detention for technical, not serious breaches of bail conditions (e.g.... Read More
03/05/16
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The public perception of young people from migrant and refugee backgrounds is often associated with crime or offending behaviour. Unbalanced media stories sometimes reinforce these stereotypes. This p... Read More
30/10/14
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This report provides an overview summary of six studies undertaken on ‘ethnic youth gangs’ in the Melbourne metropolitan area over the period 1996-1998. The six specific reports in this series include... Read More
25/03/14
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The impact of violence on culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) young men and indeed the entire community is unrefuted. CLD young men are both the victims and the perpetrators of behaviours that... Read More
24/03/14
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This report was prepared by the Youth Affairs Council of Victoria (YACVic) and CMY, in response to the discussion paper Practicallessons, fair consequences: Improving diversion for young people in Vic... Read More
21/02/14