This article examines the New South Wales Joint Protocol to Reduce the Contact of Young People in Residential OOHC with the Criminal Justice System (2016) from the perspective of residential out-of-home-care providers, police, lawyers and departmental staff involved in the child welfare and criminal justice systems in New South Wales.
McFarlane, K., Colvin, E., McGrath, A., & Gerard, A. (2019). 'Just another policy document?' Can a protocol end the criminalisation of kids in care? Alternative Law Journal, 44(1), 37-42. https://doi.org/10.1177/1037969X18795498