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2019 Justice for Young People Conference

November 8, 2019 - November 9, 2019


What are the latest and most pressing problems in the highly complex area of youth justice? And how can the various courts and tribunals of Australia’s juvenile justice system work together to provide a more effective and responsive youth justice system for all young people, including Indigenous, African and Pacific Islander youth?

Judicial officers, lawyers, police, medical experts, psychologists and social scientists from around Australia will be convening to discuss these issues at the Australasian Institute of Judicial Administration’s conference on youth justice, to be held on November 8-9 at Melbourne’s Rendezvous Hotel.

Join them in panel sessions that will focus on identifying the most urgent issues at hand in youth justice and on finding practical solutions for them. Conference sessions will also cover the complex medical and psychological issues that are relevant in a jurisdiction that, at its best, can help divert the flow of damaged, marginalised and brutalised children away from youth detention and the adult prison system and back into family life.

A must for any professional working in this area, the conference will begin with keynotes  from the NT’s Judge Sue Oliver and them  from  Judge Amanda  Chambers, President of the Children’s  Court  of Victoria, together with Judge Peter Johnstone, President of the Children’s Court of NSW.


November 8, 2019
November 9, 2019
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Australasian Institute of Judicial Administration
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Rendevous Hotel Melbourne
328 Flinders St
Melbourne, Victoria Australia
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