Youth Crime, Youth Justice: Forum 2017

On 15 May 2017, host and Sentencing Advisory Council Chair Professor Arie Freiberg led a distinguished panel through the story of ‘Michael’, a hypothetical case of a young offender.

The panel comprised:

  • Judge Amanda Chambers, President of the Children’s Court
  • Liana Buchanan, Commissioner for Children and Young People
  • Senior Sergeant Sherril Handley, Manager, Police Prosecutors Training Course
  • Paul McDonald, CEO, Anglicare.

The panel discussed the dynamics at play when sentencing a young offender.