Latest criminal justice News

Quarantine without protection
Appointment of a new counselling service to support victims of crime
Circle sentencing success strengthens case for a Walama Court in NSW
New online initiative to support people with intellectual disabilities in criminal justice system
COAG review shows urgent need for guaranteed preschool funding
COVIDSafe and Identity: Governance Beyond Privacy
Funding to break cycle of disadvantage for young people welcome
Impacts of Marriage Equality Debate on LGBTQ People From CALD Backgrounds in Western Sydney
Student success rolls on thanks to VU’s Block Model
ACT legislation to protect vulnerable Canberrans
Statement On Extension For Royal Commission
Report highlights extent of UK’s race inequality, with Covid19 likely to worsen problem
Welcome Family Court Move to Triage DV Matters – Now States Must Prioritise Child Safety
Study: Visitor’s garden is improving prison visitation experience for all
Hazards of Releasing Prisoners Early are Surmountable, Marron Institute report says
ALA welcomes release of human rights report as COVID-19 response highlights inequalities
Increased support for family and sexual violence during COVID-19
Desperate times call for desperate measures in prisons
Law Council of Australia President, Pauline Wright, statement regarding right to jury trials
Moratorium on minor offences needed to help keep community safe
UNSW’s elite athletes share their tips for staying active at home
New criminology course to advance criminal justice research
COVID-19 laws must be reasonable, appropriate and proportionate, not undermine justice
William Cooper Institute: New Hub For Aboriginal Cultural Studies Including Music
Update on Coronavirus Measures
Release non-violent prisoners to avoid catastrophe of COVID-19 outbreak in prison, says ALA
Specialist drug court legislation welcomed
Drug Court Expanded To Regional Victoria
COVID-19: Changes needed to minimise impact on delivery of justice
COAG opts for more talk but no new measures to tackle domestic violence crisis
Homelessness courts urgently needed in Australia, say lawyers
Four New Appointments To Magistrates’ Court
ACTCOSS calls on ACT Government to raise minimum age of criminal responsibility to 14
UNSW academics say government response to Ice inquiry ‘disappointing’
Save Children renews call to raise age of criminal responsibility as inquiry submissions close
New bill seeks to make victims priority within justice system
Nation leading child abuse reforms introduced to Parliament
Questions loom over future of police lineups
Justice Minister represents New Zealand at Berlin nuclear disarmament summit
It’s a crime, but for meth cooks it’s also a job
ACTCOSS welcomes debate on a fairer way forward for fines
Lawyers urge Council of Attorney Generals to raise age of criminal responsibility
Western Sydney needs a safe drug injecting facility
New offence for non-disclosure in child abuse cases
New Framework To Support Kids In Residential Care
Multi-year commitment to Disability Justice Strategy welcomed
Closing gap: far better progress needed on missed targets
Trials will be fairer with better juror education on social media use