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Youth justice legislation – public hearing

Today, Friday 19th July, Parliament’s Legal Affairs and Community Safety Committee is conducting a public hearing about the Youth Justice and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2019. PeakCare’s Lindsay Wegener was called to appear before the Committee. Click here to view the submissions lodged with the Committee including PeakCare’s submission. It was pleasing to see that several PeakCare Members – Anglicare Southern Queensland, Churches of Christ, Life Without Barriers, Mission Australia, yourtown and, of course, the Youth Advocacy Centre, took up the opportunity to lodge submissions.

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