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Victorian youth justice centres falling apart, former insider reveals

Published: 29 May 2017

A former worker at the Melbourne Youth Justice Centre speaks out about a system she says is falling apart, as a parliamentary inquiry is told the inhumane treatment of young inmates is creating hardened criminals rather than rehabilitating them.

The AASW's President, Karen Healy AM, was interviewed for this ABC report by Karen Percy which also cites the AASW submission to the Victorian inquiry.

Transcript: 29/5/17 ABC News, Karen Percy: Victorian youth justice centres falling apare, former insider reveals

AASW - Australian Association of Social Workers