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GenerationOne Blog - January 2013

Have your say on juvenile justice

Our kids belong in classrooms, not courtrooms. Yet recent media reports regarding the incarceration rates of Indigenous youth shows the appalling rate of young people who are entering, and being trapped in, the justice system. As a nation, we need to take action.  Our politicians are seeking your input into the value of a Justice Reinvestment model in Australia. Justice Reinvestment is about taking the money we spend locking people up in jail, and investing it in services and supports that prevent people from going to jail in the first place. If you are someone who has been through the system, knows of or runs a diversionary program, if you are a policy maker or if like us, you would like to see action then please make a submission.  GenerationOne believes diversionary p... More...

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