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On other youth justice matters

As might be expected, the sentencing of the person convicted of the manslaughter of Kate Leadbetter, Matt Field and their unborn child on Australia Day 2021, and the subsequent decision made by Attorney-General Shannon Fentiman to appeal his sentence, have sparked widespread media and public attention. Given the horrendous nature of their deaths, the community has every right to insist that all that can be done is being done to reduce the likelihood of others experiencing the unfathomable grief and anguish of their families and loved ones.

Click here and scroll to 2:09:15 to listen to ABC radio interviews of Minister Leanne Linard who carries responsibilities for the youth justice portfolio and immediately following Minister Linard, PeakCare’s Executive Director, Lindsay Wegener. There is only a small window of opportunity to listen to these interviews before they cease to be posted. PeakCare believes it is worth your while to spend a few minutes listening to and considering these interviews. After doing so, let us know your responses to the important issues that were discussed by entering comments here, anonymously if you prefer.

Open letter on youth justice published in the Courier Mail on Saturday, 28 January 2023

PeakCare Members, Supporters and media contacts may already be aware of the full-page open letter to the Queensland Parliament published…

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It’s your choice – this way or that?

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Child sexual exploitation and abuse – supporting SAFE and therapeutic conversations with young people

Across the sector we recognise that real solutions to complex social issues require a collective and collaborative response. We also…

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Open letter on youth justice published in the Courier Mail on Saturday, 28 January 2023

PeakCare Members, Supporters and media contacts may already be aware of the full-page open letter to the Queensland Parliament published…

Read More

It’s your choice – this way or that?

The outrage and concerns for community safety expressed by many Queenslanders following recent tragic events involving young people committing unlawful…

Read More

Child sexual exploitation and abuse – supporting SAFE and therapeutic conversations with young people

Across the sector we recognise that real solutions to complex social issues require a collective and collaborative response. We also…

Read More