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Funding crisis for juvenile justice in Australia


The nation’s children’s court system is damaged, starved of resources and handing out sentences that vary widely depending on where children live. The first national study of the country’s children’s courts, based on hundreds of interviews with magistrates, other judicial officers and a range of stakeholders, has called for an overhaul of the system. The … Continue reading

December 3rd 1854 Eureka Stockade Australia


On December 3rd 1854, the Eureka Stockade, commonly seen as the birth of Australian democracy, took place. It was the result of built up dissatisfaction amongst miners in Australia. The stockade was built on Bakery Hill, in Ballarat, and was manned by 150 miners on December 3 when 276 police attacked, resulting in the deaths … Continue reading

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