Source: (2011) Crime and Justice Statistics Bureau Brief. Issue Paper no. 74. NSW Bureau of Crime and Statistics Research.

The aim of this brief is to compare police-referred YJCs, court referred YJCs and Children’s Court matters on the time to finalisation (i.e., the number of days from referral/charge date to conference/court finalisation date), and assess the contribution of index offence- and/or offender-related characteristics as potential confounders. (excerpt)