With 8 weeks left before independent OPCAT oversight aimed at preventing abuse or mistreatment in places like youth detention centres and police cells is set to come into force, Australian governments are still not ready.
The Guardian for Children and Young People’s 2021-22 Annual Report has revealed that South Australians are requesting advocacy for children and young people in state care at a higher rate than ever.
A care leaver who published her first autobiography at the age of 16 and recently launched her own advocacy organisation at 19, is now a nominee for the Young Australian of the Year.
Staffing shortages and protocols aimed at limiting the spread of covid have exacerbated the fraught environment at Kurlana Tapa, according to the latest Training Centre Visitor Annual Report.
A $2.4 million investment by the state government is hoping to ease the pressure of young people facing homelessness and reconnecting them to their families.
Meet our latest law intern, Gabriella Roy. Gabriella will examine the effects of the Covid pandemic on children and young people in Kurlana Tapa Youth Justice Centre.
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