Indigenous Justice

Although Indigenous Australians only make up 5% of young people in Australia, over one-third (38%) of those under juvenile justice supervision were Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, according to a report by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. The report Juvenile justice in Australia 2009-10, shows that 7,250 young people were under supervision on an average day in 2009-10. Data on WA statistics were not provided in the report. For report: http://www.aihw.gov.au/publication-detail/?id=10737420208

Or: http://www.aihw.gov.au/publication-detail/?id=10737420203

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POSTED 10 Nov 2011
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