Indigenous young people with cognitive disabilities and Australian juvenile justice systems (2005)

Indigenous young people with cognitive disabilities and Australian juvenile justice systems (2005)

In 2005 the Commonwealth Attorney General's Department provided funding for the Social Justice Commissioner to undertake a research project examining the issues relating to Indigenous young people with a cognitive disability and/or mental health issue in Australian juvenile justice systems. The report provides the findings of a series of consultations and a national roundtable; highlights current policy and program approaches; provides a brief statistical overview and considers strategies and areas for future research.