Youth justice

What can we do to fix the youth justice system?

There is more investment in justice than ever before, but consistent and persistent challenges remain, such as the complexities that come with designing policy and implementing services that deal with young people, mental health and the overrepresentation of First Nations people in the system. We know that systemic issues like these require collaboration and action at a large scale.


In the 2 years since launching 'Design for justice', Portable has worked on dozens of projects in the areas of mental health, education and youth participation. We're now kicking off a new, self-funded research and development project into youth justice, and we need your help to enable the type of thinking that reshapes relationships with justice.

We invite you to join us as we continue with our research into this area.

As our R&D for this project continues we will be releasing information about our insights and progress, which you can download through the form below. You can also stay up to date with our progress by subscribing to the Portable newsletter or following our social accounts like twitter and instagram.

If you work in government or law or are a policymaker, service provider, community organisation or passionate citizen, we'd love to hear from you.

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