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Resources for NCARA

Evaluation of the NSW Clontarf Academies Program, NSW Government (2016)

This report presents evaluation findings of the Clontarf program operating in NSW schools with a focus on seven established in 2012. Data on school attendance, retention, suspensions, NAPLAN participation, post-school outcomes and contact with the criminal justice system is used, as well as stakeholder interviews, site visits and a survey of Clontarf participants.

Report: Evaluation of the NSW Clontarf Academies Program


Policing Young People in NSW: A study of the Suspect Targeting Management Plan, Youth Justice Coalition (2017)

This report is about the NSW Police Force STMP and how it is used in relation to children and young people under 25 years of age.

Report: Policing Young People in NSW: A study of the Suspect Targeting Management Plan


2015 Young People in Custody Health Survey, NSW Government (2017)

This report presents the findings of the 2015 Survey by gender and Aboriginality and some comparisons are made with findings from 2003 and 2009.

Report: 2015 Young People in Custody Health Survey

Fact Sheet: 2015 Young People in Custody Health Survey - Refer to page 7 and 8 for a summary of the key findings for Aboriginal young people.


Youth Koori Court Review of Parramatta Pilot Project, Western Sydney University (2018)

Western Sydney University has reviewed the Court and determined the model to be an effective and culturally appropriate means of addressing the underlying issues that lead many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people to appear before the criminal justice system.

Article: Indigenous Elders Urge Expanded Koori Courts After Juvenile Detention Time Cut

Report: Youth Koori Court Review of Parramatta Pilot Project


Pathways to Justice, Australian Law Reform Commission (2017)

This inquiry examines the overrepresentation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in prison and recommends reforms to reduce their disproportionate incarceration.

Report: Pathways to Justice

Summary: Pathways to Justice


Parliamentary Inquiries – NCARA submissions


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