QATSICPP Statement – Queensland Government Community Safety Plan

QATSICPP Statement 2 May 2024 Queensland Government Community Safety Plan QATSICPP welcomes the Community Safety Plan launched by the Queensland Government this week. We support efforts focused on creating safer communities, reducing youth offending and delivering justice and services to victims of crime. We particularly welcome the announcement to appoint an Aboriginal and Torres Strait…

QATSICPP Statement – Recent legislation introduced to Queensland Parliament re: detaining children in adult watch houses and correctional facilities

QATSICPP Statement Friday 25 August 2023 Recent legislation introduced to Queensland Parliament re: detaining children in adult watch houses and correctional facilities Yesterday the Queensland Government passed legislative amendments overriding Queensland’s Human Rights Act 2019 (Qld) (the Act) which allows police watch houses and adult prisons to be used as youth detention centres. This is…