AYACs Executive Director on Indigenous Juvenile Justice

Inquiry into the high level of involvement of Indigenous juveniles and young adults in the criminal justice system:

On Thursday 19 November 2009 The Hon Jenny Macklin MP, Minister for Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs requested the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs inquire and report into the high level of involvement of Indigenous juveniles and young adults in the criminal justice system.AYAC’s Andrew Cummings was invited to attend a roundtable, and here is what he had to say (PDF – 2MB)