Source: (2010) Manuka ACT:Noetic Solutions Pty Limited.

This report identifies and describes effective practice in juvenile justice. The report reviews important international and Australian juvenile justice systems and draws from the ‘what works’ literature to evaluate a range of programs, as well as traditional penal and ‘get tough’ programs including juvenile incarceration. Specific issues of reducing Indigenous overrepresentation, and realising and coordinating whole-ofcommunity action are also discussed. The report will be used to build a comprehensive evidence base from Australia and overseas in order to test current practice and new ideas in the NSW context. (excerpt)

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