Australasian Youth Justice Administrators

AYJA-AIHW Report Released 1 September 2020 – Young People Returning to Sentenced Youth Justice Supervision 2018-19

The Young People Returning to Sentenced Youth Justice Supervision Detention 2018-19 report has been released.  The report is not accompanied by a Media Release.

The report can also be accessed under Publications Reports and Research and on the AIHW website

Report Summary

Of young people aged 10–17 who were under sentenced youth justice supervision at some time between 2000–01 and 2018–19, 41% returned to sentenced supervision before turning 18. Of young people aged 10–16 in 2017–18 and released from sentenced community-based supervision, 40% returned to sentenced supervision within 6 months, and 57% within 12 months. Of those released from sentenced detention, 61% returned within 6 months, and 80% within 12 months.

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