Friday Apr 06, 2018
Young people and criminal law
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Please NOTE a correction from this episode, Young people and the law.
Young people are of licensable age for a car once they turn 16.
In this podcast we discuss:
- what the Legal Aid NSW Childrens Legal Service is
- what type of work they do and how they help young people
- the age of criminal responsibility
- young peoples rights at the police station and at court
- diversion options such as cautions and conferences, and
- top tips to help the young people you work with if they get in trouble with police.
Referrals and more information
- You can find more information about the Childrens Legal Service:
- on the Legal Aid NSW website
- in the Legal Aid NSW brochure called Childrens Legal Service: helping young people in trouble with the law.
- Order publications such as Get Street Smart.
- To enquire or make a booking for a legal workshop about the topics discussed in this podcast for your school or youth organisation, contact us at email@example.com
- The Legal Aid Youth Hotline (1800 10 18 10) provides legal advice and information to young people under 18, and operates 9am to midnight weekdays, with a 24-hour service from Friday 9am to Sunday midnight and also on public holidays.