youth justice

Raising The Criminal Age Only Sweeps Youth Crime Under the Carpet
8 July 2024

Raising The Criminal Age Only Sweeps Youth Crime Under the Carpet

In this article, Research Analyst Mia Schlicht contextualises and disseminates the IPA’s research on criminal justice reform. The Victorian state government has committed to raising the minimum age of criminal responsibility from 10 years old to 12, and to 14 years old by 2027 in an effort, it says, to avoid young people entering the criminal justice system early. Yet,
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Daniel Wild On The Rita Panahi Show Discussing Criminal Justice Reforms – 12 March 2024
12 March 2024

Daniel Wild On The Rita Panahi Show Discussing Criminal Justice Reforms – 12 March 2024

In this interview, Daniel Wild contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into criminal justice. All media posted onto the IPA website are directly related to the promotion and dissemination of IPA research. Below is a transcript of the interview. Rita Panahi: Let’s talk about something serious though. We’ve been talking about this issue on this programme just about
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Institute of Public Affairs Submission To The Youth Justice Reform Inquiry In Queensland
1 March 2024

Institute of Public Affairs Submission To The Youth Justice Reform Inquiry In Queensland

This submission shares with the committee research and analysis by the Institute of Public Affairs (IPA) relating to the issues raised as part of the committee’s current Inquiry into Youth Justice Reform in Queensland (the inquiry). I note that the terms of reference for the inquiry are specifically relevant to new IPA research highlighting the current shortcomings of the youth
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Productivity Commission Data Shows Youth Justice Systems Nationwide Are Broken
23 January 2024

Productivity Commission Data Shows Youth Justice Systems Nationwide Are Broken

“Data shows urgent criminal justice reform is needed to ensure low-risk youth offenders are punished in a manner that does not turn them into lifelong and violent offenders,” said Mia Schlicht, Research Analyst at the Institute of Public Affairs. New data from the Productivity Commission reveals the number of young people in detention across Australia has increased for the second
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