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Media releases

For recent Youth Justice media releases from Minister for Families, Communities and Disability Services please visit the Minister's website.

For archieved media releases please visit the Justice media releases web page.




​2018

​2017

​2016

​2 November 

​​​Driver skills steer a better course into a bright future [PDF, 184kb]

17 October ​

Innovative program gets Youth on Track [PDF, 136kb]

23 September 

​Veterans to mentor juvenile detain​ees [PDF, 122kb]

​24 March 

New independent inspector to monitor custodial services [PDF, 600kb]

11 January 

Assistance dogs graduate from training at Frank Baxter Juvenile Justice Centre in Kariong [PDF, 135kb]

​2014

2 December 

Youth crime rates drop [PDF, 138kb]

​11 November

​Frontline detention powers are clear [PDF, 159kb]

10 September

Kariong Juvenile Correctional Centre to close 

2013

​​19 September

​Inspector of Custodial Services appointed [PDF, 110kb]

​29 August 

​​$12 Million to reduce juvenile crime [PDF, 126kb]

​15 May

​UnitingCare Burnside awarded Youth on Track contract [PDF, 195kb]

​4 April 

​Upgrade of Cobham Juvenile Justice Centre [PDF, 105kb]

​27 February 

​Early intervention to keep Youth on Track [PDF, 224kb]

2012

16 August

Inspector of custodial services bill passes parliament [PDF, 195kb]

13 May 

Independent inspector to monitor prison standards [PDF, 108kb]

12 May 

​Attorney General pardons bail out participants [PDF, 183kb]

​30 January

Back to school for juvenile offenders [PDF, 20kb]

30 January

Back to school for juvenile offenders in Campbelltown [PDF, 20kb]

30 January

Back to school for juvenile offenders in Dubbo ]PDF, 20kb]

30 January

Back to school for juvenile offenders in Gosford [PDF, 20kb]

30 January

Back to school for juvenile offenders in Grafton [PDF, 20kb]

30 January

Back to school for juvenile offenders in Lidcombe [PDF, 20kb]

30 January

Back to school for juvenile offenders in Wagga [PDF, 20kb]

30 January

Back to school for juvenile offenders in Western Sydney [PDF, 20kb]

2011

3 November

Commemorating 100 years at Frank Baxter [PDF, 70kb]

20 October

Community views sought on laws for child offenders [PDF, 120kb]

6 September

NSW to expand court network and reduce recidivism [PDF, 165kb]

9 June

NSW Government orders review of Bail Act [PDF, 73kb]

13 May

Attorney General hands out pardons [PDF, 22kb]

​13 May 

Young offenders clean up illegal graffiti [PDF, 21kb]

21 March

New accommodation service to support Aboriginal young offenders [PDF, 65kb]

17 March 

CatholicCare to provide accommodation support for young offenders in South West Sydney [PDF, 64kb]

​17 March 

YP Space MNC and Northern Rivers Social Development Council to provide accommodation support for young offenders [PDF, 65kb]

​17 March 

Mission Australia to provide accommodation support for young offenders in Riverina Murray [PDF, 64kb]


Media inquiries

Phone: (02) 8346 1355 or 0412 419 771 (including after hours)