Australian Institute of Criminology

Skip to content

National Conference on Juvenile Justice

proceedings of a conference held 22-24 September 1992

Lynn Atkinson and Sally-Anne Gerull (eds.)
ISBN 0 642 19620 6 ISSN 1034-5086
Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology, January 1993

Abstract

This National Conference was part of the on-going process of reform in juvenile justice, in a climate of popular concern about rising levels of juvenile crime. Issues discussed at the conference included: juvenile justice programs in various jurisdictions; juvenile justice legislation; education of juveniles while under detention; the policing of young people; and crime prevention and community-based corrections.

Contents

Juvenile justice : issues and overviews

Jurisdictional perspectives : Australia and New Zealand

The policing of young people

Aboriginal young people and juvenile justice

Programs and services for young people

Crime prevention and community based corrections