Among other statutory functions the Guardian for Children and Young People acts as an advocate for the interests of children under the guardianship, or in the custody, of the Minister for Families and Communities. This includes young people in the secure care centres. It is in this capacity that the following submission is made.
This submission is prepared on the basis of the Office’s experience in investigating individual matters, talking with experts in the area of youth justice, and our knowledge of policies and practice in Families SA.
You can download a PDF file of Serious Repeat Young Offenders .