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Supporting kids, improving safety at heart of raising the age reform

ACT Greens leader and ACT Attorney-General Shane Rattenbury responds to Bill Stefaniak's column on raising the age of criminal responsibility (CW 25 November 2021, p.14), arguing that supporting marginalised kids and improving community safety is at the heart of the ACT's reforms.

Community sector pushing new government to raise the age

The ACT’s service delivery, human rights, legal and representative sectors have welcomed the Territory’s new parliamentary agreement which includes a commitment to raise the criminal age of responsibility.

ACT takes first step to raise criminal age

The ACT has taken the first step towards raising the age of criminal responsibility from 10 to 14 years, with a motion from the Greens committing the Government to consider the legislation...

Call on ACT Government to ‘Raise the Age’

The ACT’s youth, health, legal and community sector have criticised the Australian Attorneys-General “lack of leadership,” after the group failed to raise the criminal age of responsibility yesterday.