Two young men charged over the alleged hijacking of a juvenile justice van in Grafton last weekend were this morning refused bail by the Coffs Harbour court. 16 more words
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Two of four teenagers who allegedly hijacked a Department of Juvenile Justice van in Grafton on Sunday have been recaptured by police.
Three 18-year-old men and a 15-year-old boy allegedly hijacked the van at knifepoint as they were returning to a juvenile justice centre in Grafton after a day trip. 62 more words
Tough new measures aimed at young offenders in Queensland could actually increase crime, lawyers and Amnesty International have warned.
Four male teenage detainees have threatened security officers with a knife before fleeing in a prison van on the NSW north coast.
At 4.30pm on Sunday police were called to North Street in Grafton where the teens allegedly threatened two security officers with a knife. 54 more words
Security measures in place at WA juvenile detention centre to protect 15 year old father who bashed 27 day old son to death | The Australian
EXTRA security measures are in place at Western Australia’s juvenile detention centre to protect a 15-year-old charged over the death of his baby son.
The teenager, remanded in custody on charges of inflicting grievous bodily harm, is being housed in the state’s only juvenile jail, where male relatives of the baby’s mother are also incarcerated. 131 more words
Teen missing after running away from WA Corrective Services staff in remote Pilbara found safe | ABC News
A 15-year-old who sparked a search after running away from Department of Corrective Services staff at a Pilbara roadhouse, has been found.
On Friday night, Youth Justice staff were transporting the girl from Newman to a hostel in South Hedland, where she was to stay while on bail. 43 more words
INQUEST response to Youth Justice Board report on deaths of children in custody
Deborah Coles, co-director of INQUEST said:
“Whilst this report offers some insight into the Board’s learning from child deaths, it can be no substitute for a wider review. 337 more words