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Training Centre Visitor/Guardian

Training Centre Visitor

The Guardian for Children and Young people has been appointed as the Training  Centre Visitor under the Youth Justice Administration Act 2016 (YJAA).  This role formalises the importance of a monitoring and advocacy role within the Centre.  

The Training Centre Visitor functions, as per YJAA, consist of:

  • Conducting visits and inspections of training centres
  • Promote the best interests of the residents of the training centre
  • Act as an advocate for residents of the training centre to promote resolution of issues relating to care, treatment or control
  • Inquire into or provide advice to the Minister regarding systemic improvements to care, treatment and control of residents and the management of the training centre

A resident of a training centre , a guardian, relative or carer of a resident of a training centre may make a request to contact the Training Centre Visitor at any time

Page last updated : 01 May 2022

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