Proceedings of a conference held 10-13 August 1993
Lynn Atkinson and Sally-Anne Gerull (eds.)
Reform has been prevalent in many juvenile justice centres in Australia during recent years. This conference provides an overview of juvenile detention centres and the juvenile detention population in Australia. The detention centres and the programs offered by different jurisdictions in Australia and New Zealand are described, and the special needs of young women and Aboriginal young people are also examined.
- Contributors (PDF 92kB)
Preface (PDF 17kB)
An overview of juvenile detention in Australia
A profile of juveniles in NSW juvenile justice centres
Managing cultural diversity : the NSW experience
Management within youth detention centres in Victoria
Secure detention of young people in residences in New Zealand
Development of a New Zealand national secure program for sentenced offenders aged between 14 and 17 years
Peter Campbell and Elizabeth Nielsen
Detention : last resort or another step in the rehabilitation process?
Detention as a last resort : end of the line or a new beginning?
Individual casework in juvenile justice centres
In need of care : delinquent young women in a delinquent system
Alternatives to secure detention for girls
Approaches to the psychological treatment of juveniles in detention
Literacy and youth : an evaluation of the literacy practices of young people held in institutional care
Trevor Cairney, Kaye Lowe, Peter McKenzie and Dina Petrakis
Vocational education and training in Victoria's youth training centres
High tariff interventions with young offenders in Australia and the region : some proposals for research
Directions for the future
Lynn Atkinson, David Dingala, Jackie Oakley, Stephen Vose, Laurie Myers, Mike Martin and David Biles