A rare opportunity to turn around youth crime in Queensland has been missed today following the release of “an extremely disappointing and concerning” state parliament report. QCOSS CEO Aimee McVeigh said the Palaszczuk Government’s approach to youth justice was missing the keystone to reduce crime.
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More than 25,000 Queenslanders have backed a powerful coalition of legal and community services across the state calling for the age of criminal responsibility to be raised.
All Abilities Mackay's programs encourage children to learn through play and choose different sensory environments to suit their need.
Young children do not belong in the criminal justice system, including prison. In consideration of Queensland’s Human Rights Act 2019 and following evidence of how best to respond to young children who engage in criminal activities, the Queensland Parliament should raise the minimum age of criminal responsibility.
QCOSS congratulates the Queensland Government on the Child Protection Reform and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2021 and welcomes this significant step towards better protection [...]
In consultation with our members, QCOSS has made a submission to the Department of Children, Youth Justice and Multicultural Affairs on its ‘Growing Child [...]
QCOSS does not support the Queensland Government’s proposed amendments to the Youth Justice Act. Our position is clearly articulated in a joint media release [...]
QCOSS was invited to make a submission in relation to the Child Protection and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2020 ('the Bill'). In our submission [...]
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