Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and the justice system
Juvenile Justice in Queensland; What you need to know to help your child.
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Denise Bingley BNSc: BNSc(Hon.): MNSc(advanced practice)
The Juvenile Justice System is working on reducing the number of Indigenous Queenslanders in the criminal justice system (as victims and offenders) and on ensuring that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are treated fairly when dealing with legal matters.
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Juvenile Justice Principles
Juvenile Justice Goals
Juvenile Justice Act
Juvenile Justice Act Framework
Australian Bush Law parts 1 and 2
When your child comes into contact with Police in Queensland because of a crime being committed
The police can charge you if they believe you have broken the law. The court will then hear the evidence and decide if you are guilty and what the penalty should be.
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H C S R R D advocates for child and youth alleged offenders,  to ensure they receive the same rights to consent,  as other non-Indigenous children.  How is age specific consent for an Indigenous child and youth decided?  It appears That  consent is required in the police station, as this is where the child is asked to consent to be cautioned, and asked for an agreement to guilt and or agreement to plead.
Juvenile Justice in Queensland; What you need to know to help your child.
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Criminal Offences
Type of Charge
Charged, What happens now?
About the Charges
Complaits and Summons
Pre-Sentencing if found guilty
Pre_Sentence Report
Pre_Sentence Report Interview
Pre_Sentence Report Interview Questions
Viewing the Pre Sentence Report
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