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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Townsville Stronger Communities Action Group — About us

Headed by Acting Inspector Matt Lyons, 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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Five-point plan

The plan is a whole-of-government effort to address youth crime in Townsville.

The five priority areas reflect the need for both a short-term intensive targeted policing response while addressing the underlying causes of youth crime.

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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Extra 20 police officers to join Townsville RAP

Twenty extra Rapid Action Patrol police officers will boost frontline services in Townsville, reaffirming the Palaszczuk Government’s commitment to prioritise the safety and security of our State through increased resources and infrastructure.

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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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Townsville crime stats

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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