Amid concerns that the NT police continue to use spits hoods and other restraints on children and young people in custody, we note that SA has reason to be both proud and sorry about our progress in dealing with children who fall foul of the law.
We recently welcomed our latest law intern. Jennifer Novak has a strong focus on human rights and is looking forward to examining the introduction of the Youth Treatment Order scheme and its possible implications for the rights and interests of children and young people involved.
Submissions are now wanted for an independent inquiry looking into the foster and kinship care system in South Australia.
Children and young people living in residential care are some of the most vulnerable kids in South Australia’s out-of-home-care system. How can it be that there is still no dedicated funding for regular visits to the 600+ children living there?
Nadia Baldassi-Winderlich has just joined our team to help provide advocacy and support to the children and young people detained in the Kurlana Tapa Youth Justice Centre.
The Australian Human Rights Commission is inviting all children and young people aged 9-17 to share their stories of how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected them.
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