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Research Report 32: What can we learn from boot camps?

Professor Mary Sheehan and Consuela Reed argue that the current high levels of incarceration of Indigenous people and of youth suicide indicates that there is a need to look at policies of youth incarceration and rehabilitation.

The 2012-15 Queensland LNP government, as part of its law and order focus, introduced policies which could impact on young people in the Queensland youth justice system. Funding to restorative justice models such as youth conferencing, police warnings and specialist diversion courts were either ceased or reduced.

The 2012-15 Queensland LNP government, as part of its law and order focus, introduced policies which could impact on young people in the Queensland youth justice system.  Funding to restorative justice models such as youth conferencing, police warnings and specialist diversion courts were either ceased or reduced.

 

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