Australasian Youth Justice Administrators

AYJA-AIHW Report Released 15 October 2019 – Young People in Child Protection and Under Youth Justice Supervision: 1 July 2014 to 30 June 2018

The Young People in Child Protection and Under Youth Justice Supervision 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

This report presents information on young people aged 10–17 who had received child protection services and were under youth justice supervision at any time between 1 July 2014 and 30 June 2018. Young people who had been under youth justice supervision were 9 times as likely as the general population to have received child protection services. Indigenous Australians were 17 times as likely as their non-Indigenous counterparts to have received both child protection services and youth justice supervision.

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