Source: (2001) Tasmania, Australia: Department of Health and Human Services.

1. This Practice Direction applies both to conferences referred by Tasmania Police, and those ordered by the Court. 2. When meeting with young offenders prior to a conference, Facilitators are to ascertain whether the young offender is a member of an Aboriginal community. It is assumed for Youth Justice purposes, that “member of an Aboriginal community” means the same as “being Aboriginal.” (excerpt)

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