Townsville's Voice

Townsville Community Champion report

A report by the independent Townsville Community Champion on youth crime issues, Major General (Rtd) Stuart Smith.

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The Queensland Government has issued a response to the Townsville Community Champion’s report and accepts all its recommendations in principle.

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Townsville Stronger Communities Action Group — About us

Headed by Acting Inspector Stephen Batterham, the group comprises senior representatives of key agencies to provide a whole-of-government response to youth crime.

The group targets identified repeat offenders and coordinates services for at-risk youths and their families.

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Report school truancy

Helping children to stay in school is an important way to reduce youth crime.

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Explainer: the Youth Justice system

What happens to young people when they offend? Find out how the youth justice process works.

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Youth justice

See what the world looks like for Townsville children connected with youth justice.

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Protecting your home

Help protect your home against break and enters by practicing good home security.

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Frequently asked questions: Townsville youth crime

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Youth crime forums

The independent Townsville Community Champion has held a series of forums to discuss solutions to youth crime issues.

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Media statements

Queensland Government media statements on actions being taken to tackle crime in North Queensland.

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oneplace Community Services Directory

oneplace is an easily accessible directory of community support services to help Queensland families to get to the right service at the right time.

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