Papers and submissions

The Youth Advocacy Centre has been contributing to public discourse surrounding young peoples rights and well-being for over 40 years.

Other papers and submissions

Second Submission to the Youth Justice Reform Select Committee - January 2024

Submission to the Youth Justice Reform Select Committee - November 2023

Submissions on the Strengthening Community Safety Bill - February 2023

Submission regarding Criminal Law (Raising the Age of Responsibility) Amendment Bill 2021

Submission re Raising the Age of Criminal Responsibility 2020

Submission to the Inquiry of the Legal Affairs and Community Safety Committee In relation to the Justice Legislation (Links to Terrorist Activity) Amendment Bill 2018

Submission to the Inquiry of the Legal Affairs and Community Safety Committee In relation to the Human Rights Bill 2018

Submission to Queensland Productivity Commission’s Issues Paper: Imprisonment and recidivism 2018

Submission to the Qld Ombudsman’s Investigation into the Accommodation of Young People in Watch Houses 2018

Submission re Youth Justice Strategy 2018

Submission to the National Children’s Commissioner re Implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child 2018

Response to Review of Blue Card System 2017

Response to Youth Detention Review 2016

Submission YJ (17 yr olds) Bill 2016

Submission on a Human Rights Act for Qld  (April 2016)

Submission re Human Rights Act Appendix 1

Submission re Human Rights Act Appendix 2

Inquiry on strategies to prevent and reduce criminal activity (July 2014)

Youth Justice and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2014 (Feb 2014)

Education Discipline in Schools (Sept 2013)

Response to Safer Streets Discussion Paper (June 2013) 

Justice Reinvestment  (March 2013)

Youth Justice (Boot Camp Orders) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2012 (Nov 2012)

Child Protection Inquiry Submission  (Oct 2012)

Youth Justice “Pocket Stats”

Youth Justice pocket stats 2019-20

Annual Reports – Childrens Court of Queensland

Childrens Court of Queensland Annual Report 2021/22

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