Source: (1999) Paper presented at the Children and Crime: Victims and Offenders Conference convened by the Australian Institute of Criminology and held in Brisbane, 17-18 June.
Judge Robertson outlines the sentencing options for juveniles throughout Australia. This ranges from conferencing to mandatory sentencing. Robertson also compares the system to New Zealandâ€™s. He stresses the need to be creative in sentencing young offenders and to avoid the retribution/ rehabilitation model stressed by the mainstream.
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