The Queensland Government has passed an amendment allowing children to be kept alongside adult offenders in police watchhouses, instead of being transferred to youth detention. The change has drawn criticism for being rushed through Parliament, despite its potential conflict with the state’s Human Rights Act. In today’s deep dive, we’ll explain what led to this new law and the controversy surrounding it.
Hosts: Zara Seidler and Sam Koslowski
Producer: Ninah Kopel
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