Australia is putting kids as young as 10 behind bars — it’s time to say enough is enough! Health experts, social workers, Indigenous leaders and legal experts all agree that prison is no place for a child.
But there is an opportunity to change this right now: through the police. They have the discretion to divert kids away from lock-ups or prison cells, and towards community-led help programs.
Together, we can convince them that community-led programs are best for all young kids.