Evidence Centre seminar: March 2018
"A focus on Youth Justice" featured presentations about current Youth Justice research and cross-agency initiatives.
A focus on Youth Justice
The seminar featured two presentations: "What's behind the demand for remand", presented by Philip Spiers, and "Youth in Corrections and the Youth Crime Action Plan", presented by Dr Ashley Shearar.
The event attracted interest from government, the NGO sector and researchers.
The presentations are linked to this page, and the seminar videos are below.
What's behind the demand for remand?
Evidence Centre researcher Philip Spier presented on his most recent research, which examined remand decisions, bail conditions, and custodial options in relation to young people charged with offences.
Youth in Corrections and the Youth Crime Action Plan
Ashley talked about work underway to improve outcomes for youth in Corrections and how working collectively as part of the Youth Crime Action Plan can help to reduce crime committed by children and young people.
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