Source: Reconciliation and Social Justice Library, Council for Aboriginal Reconciliation
This article addresses the juvenile justice system in Australia and outlying regions. Because a large portion of Australia and New ZealandÃ¢Â€Â™s populations are made up of youth, a bigger focus on youth justice should be taken. New ZealandÃ¢Â€Â™s Children, Young Persons and Their Families Act 1989 included measures Ã¢Â€Âœdesigned to strengthen families and foster their own means of dealing with their offending young.Ã¢Â€? Programs such as family group conferencing have helped in this way and have already found great success in New Zealand as of late.
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