Australasian Youth Justice Administrators

AYJA-AIHW Report Released 15 May 2020 – Youth Justice in Australia 2018-19

The Youth Justice in Australia 2018-19 report has been released.  The report is accompanied by a Media Release.

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

Report Summary

Of the 5,694 young people under youth justice supervision on an average day in 2018–19, most were male (80%) and supervised in the community (84%). Overall rates of supervision varied among the states and territories, from 11 per 10,000 in Victoria to 61 per 10,000 in the Northern Territory. Supervision fell over the 5 years from 2014–15 to 2018–19 for community-based supervision, however rose for detention.

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