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Submissions, research and reports

Disability Royal Commission – Response to Criminal Justice System issues paper

CYDA policy submission.

Significant work has been undertaken to examine conditions and improve outcomes for children and young people in contact with criminal justice systems across Australia, including a recent Royal Commission and numerous reviews and inquiries, as well as strong civil society campaigns.

However, conditions remain incredibly poor in many cases, and First Nations children and young people, and children and young people with disability, continue to be over-represented in these systems.

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CYDA policy submission.