Government 'must legislate to reduce youth custody'

Neil Puffett
Friday, June 3, 2011

Primary legislation is needed to meet the government's aim of reducing levels of youth custody, it has been claimed.

Number of under-18s in prison is currently around 2,000. Image: Lorne Campbell/Guzelian
Number of under-18s in prison is currently around 2,000. Image: Lorne Campbell/Guzelian

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