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Youth Justice Advisory Committee Annual Report 2016-17

Northern Territory Government


The Youth Justice Advisory Committee (YJAC), in accordance with section 213 of the Youth Justice Act 2005 (the Act), is pleased to present the 2016-17 YJAC Annual Report.

In the reporting period, YJAC’s involvement in the Youth Justice System (YJS), as per section 204 of the Act, has included the monitoring and evaluation of the operation of the Act, advising you on needs and issues within the YJS, and adherence to the Act and the sector to inform government policy and program direction. These activities have occurred in line with the change in government, and new a department overseeing Youth Justice, with Territory Families requesting an increased YJAC involvement in reforms to youth justice and child protection. The Royal Commission into the Protection and the Detention of Children in the Northern Territory has also been a relevant consideration.


Oceania - Australia

Year Language

2017 English

Category Type

Grey Literature Report


Justice, Juvenile, Legislation, Measures

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    Phone: 00 32 262 988 90. Fax: 00 32 262 988 99. oijj@oijj.org

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