New BOCSAR report: The impact of the NSW Youth Koori Court on sentencing and re-offending outcomes


The NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research has released a new report regarding the participation rates in the NSW Youth Koori Court and its association with a reduction in incarceration, without any adverse impact on re-offending.

The study compared 151 Aboriginal young people referred to the Youth Koori Court with 2,883 similar Aboriginal young people who had a criminal matter finalised in the Children’s Court through the usual court process.

To read the report, please click here.

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