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Youth detention centres quarterly reports

Every quarter, Inspectors from the Youth Detention Inspectorate inspect Queensland’s youth detention centres check on the safety and wellbeing of detained children, as well as the security and management of each centre.

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  • Executive Summary – BYDC & CYDC Inspection ...PDF Popular

    This is an executive summary of the quarterly statutory inspection report for both the Brisbane Youth Detention Centre (BYDC) and Cleveland Youth Detention Centre (CYDC). The on-site inspections occurred at BYDC from 11 to 15 March 2019...

  • Executive Summary – BYDC & CYDC Inspection ...DOC

    This is an executive summary of the quarterly statutory inspection report for both the Brisbane Youth Detention Centre (BYDC) and Cleveland Youth Detention Centre (CYDC). The on-site inspections occurred at BYDC from 11 to 15 March 2019...

  • Response by Youth Justice to the BYDC & CYDC ...PDF Popular

    Youth Justice welcomes the March 2019 quarterly Youth Detention Inspectorate report for the Brisbane Youth Detention Centre (BYDC) and Cleveland Youth Detention Centre (CYDC).

  • Response by Youth Justice to the BYDC & CYDC ...DOC

    Youth Justice welcomes the March 2019 quarterly Youth Detention Inspectorate report for the Brisbane Youth Detention Centre (BYDC) and Cleveland Youth Detention Centre (CYDC).

  • Response by Youth Justice to the BYDC ...PDF

    Youth Justice welcomes the December 2018 quarterly Youth Detention Inspectorate report for the Brisbane Youth Detention Centre (BYDC).

  • Response by Youth Justice to the BYDC ...DOC

    Youth Justice welcomes the December 2018 quarterly Youth Detention Inspectorate report for the Brisbane Youth Detention Centre (BYDC).

  • Executive Summary - BYDC Inspection Report, ...PDF

    This is a report of a quarterly statutory inspection of the Brisbane Youth Detention Centre (BYDC). The on-site inspection occurred from 19 to 23 November 2018.

  • Executive Summary - BYDC Inspection Report, ...DOC

    This is a report of a quarterly statutory inspection of the Brisbane Youth Detention Centre (BYDC). The on-site inspection occurred from 19 to 23 November 2018.

  • Response by Youth Justice to the CYDC ...PDF

    Youth Justice welcomes the December 2018 quarterly Youth Detention Inspectorate report for the Cleveland Youth Detention Centre (CYDC).

  • Response by Youth Justice to the CYDC ...DOC

    Youth Justice welcomes the December 2018 quarterly Youth Detention Inspectorate report for the Cleveland Youth Detention Centre (CYDC).

  • Executive Summary - CYDC Inspection Report, ...PDF

    This is a report of a quarterly statutory inspection of the Cleveland Youth Detention Centre (CYDC). The on-site inspection occurred from 3 to 7 December 2018.

  • Executive Summary - CYDC Inspection Report, ...DOC

    This is a report of a quarterly statutory inspection of the Cleveland Youth Detention Centre (CYDC). The on-site inspection occurred from 3 to 7 December 2018.

  • Response by Youth Justice to the BYDC ...PDF

    Youth Justice welcomes the September 2018 quarterly Youth Detention Inspectorate report for the Brisbane Youth Detention Centre (BYDC).

  • Response by Youth Justice to the BYDC ...DOC

    Youth Justice welcomes the September 2018 quarterly Youth Detention Inspectorate report for the Brisbane Youth Detention Centre (BYDC).

  • Executive Summary - BYDC Inspection Report, ...PDF

    This is an executive summary of the quarterly statutory inspection report of the Brisbane Youth Detention Centre (BYDC). The on-site inspection occurred from 27 to 31 August 2018.

  • Executive Summary - BYDC Inspection Report, ...DOC

    This is an executive summary of the quarterly statutory inspection report of the Brisbane Youth Detention Centre (BYDC). The on-site inspection occurred from 27 to 31 August 2018.

  • Response by Youth Justice to the CYDC ...PDF

    Youth Justice welcomes the September 2018 quarterly Youth Detention Inspectorate report for the Cleveland Youth Detention Centre (CYDC).

  • Response by Youth Justice to the CYDC ...DOC

    Youth Justice welcomes the September 2018 quarterly Youth Detention Inspectorate report for the Cleveland Youth Detention Centre (CYDC).

  • Executive Summary - CYDC Inspection Report, ...PDF

    This is an executive summary of the quarterly statutory inspection report of the Cleveland Youth Detention Centre (CYDC). The on-site inspection occurred from 24 to 28 September 2018.

  • Executive Summary - CYDC Inspection Report, ...DOC

    This is an executive summary of the quarterly statutory inspection report of the Cleveland Youth Detention Centre (CYDC). The on-site inspection occurred from 24 to 28 September 2018.

  • Response by Youth, Justice to the Brisbane ...PDF

    Youth Justice welcomes the June 2018 quarterly Youth Detention Inspectorate report for the Brisbane Youth Detention Centre (BYDC).

  • Response by Youth, Justice to the Brisbane ...DOC

    Youth Justice welcomes the June 2018 quarterly Youth Detention Inspectorate report for the Brisbane Youth Detention Centre (BYDC).

  • Executive summary - BYDC inspection report ...PDF

    This is a report of a quarterly statutory inspection of the Brisbane Youth Detention Centre (BYDC). The on-site inspection occurred from 4 to 8 June 2018.

  • Executive summary - BYDC inspection report ...DOC

    This is a report of a quarterly statutory inspection of the Brisbane Youth Detention Centre (BYDC). The on-site inspection occurred from 4 to 8 June 2018.

  • Response by Youth Justice to the Cleveland ...PDF

    Youth Justice welcomes the June 2018 quarterly Youth Detention Inspectorate report for the Cleveland Youth Detention Centre (CYDC).

  • Response by Youth Justice to the Cleveland ...DOC

    Youth Justice welcomes the June 2018 quarterly Youth Detention Inspectorate report for the Cleveland Youth Detention Centre (CYDC).

  • Executive summary: CYDC inspection report June ...PDF

    This is a report of a quarterly statutory inspection of the Cleveland Youth Detention Centre. The on-site inspection occurred from 18 to 22 June 2018.

  • Executive summary: CYDC inspection report June ...DOC

    This is a report of a quarterly statutory inspection of the Cleveland Youth Detention Centre. The on-site inspection occurred from 18 to 22 June 2018.

  • BYDC March 2018PDF

    The statutory inspection of the Brisbane Youth Detention Centre (BYDC) occurred from 19 to 23 March 2018. The inspection focus areas were security, the use of force (in particular, mechanical restraints i.e. handcuffs), the reporting of...

  • Response to the BYDC Youth Detention ...PDF

    Response to the Youth Detention Inspectorate March 2018 Reports of Brisbane Youth Detention Centre.

  • CYDC March 2018PDF

    The inspection of the Cleveland Youth Detention Centre (CYDC) occurred from 9 to 13 April 2018. The inspection focus areas were security, the use of force (mechanical restraints), the reporting of harm, relationships between staff and...

  • Response to the CYDC Youth Detention ...PDF

    Response to the Youth Detention Inspectorate March 2018 Reports of Cleveland Youth Detention Centre.

  • CYDC December 2017PDF

    The inspection of the Cleveland Youth Detention Centre (CYDC) occurred from 18 to 22 December 2017. The inspection was a verification exercise to ensure that 13 outstanding recommendations for examination had been implemented as intended.

  • BYDC December 2017PDF

    The statutory inspection of the Brisbane Youth Detention Centre (BYDC) occurred from 11 to 15 December 2017. The inspection was a verification exercise to ensure that 21 outstanding recommendations for examination had been implemented as...

  • Response to the BYDC and CYDC Youth Detention ...PDF

    Response to the Youth Detention Inspectorate December 2017 Reports of Brisbane Youth Detention Centre and Cleveland Youth Detention Centre.

  • CYDC September 2017PDF

    The inspection of the Cleveland Youth Detention Centre (CYDC) occurred from 25 to 29 September 2017. The inspection focus area area was the upcoming transition of 17 year old offenders into the youth justice system.

  • Response to the CYDC Youth Detention ...PDF

    Response to the Youth Detention Inspectorate September 2017 Reports of Cleveland Youth Detention Centre.

  • BYDC September 2017PDF

    The statutory inspection of the Brisbane Youth Detention Centre (BYDC) occurred from 28 August to 1 September 2017. The inspection focus area was the upcoming transition of 17 year-old offenders into the youth justice system.

  • Response to the BYDC Youth Detention ...PDF

    Response to the Youth Detention Inspectorate September 2017 Reports of Brisbane Youth Detention Centre.

  • CYDC June 2017PDF

    The inspection of the Cleveland Youth Detention Centre (CYDC) occurred from 19 to 23 June 2017. The inspection focus area was Admissions. Areas subject to monitoring were Contraband, Health Services, and Partially Clothed Searches.

  • Response to the CYDC Youth Detention ...PDF

    Response to the Youth Detention Inspectorate June 2017 Reports of Cleveland Youth Detention Centre.

  • BYDC June 2017PDF

    The statutory inspection of the Brisbane Youth Detention Centre (BYDC) occurred from 5 to 9 June 2017. The focus areas were Admissions. Areas subject to regular monitoring were Contraband, Health Services, and Partially Clothed Searches...

  • Response to the BYDC Youth Detention ...PDF

    Response to the Youth Detention Inspectorate June 2017 Reports of Brisbane Youth Detention Centre.

  • CYDC March 2017PDF

    The statutory inspection of the Cleveland Youth Detention Centre (CYDC) occurred from 13 to 17 March 2017. The focus areas were security and management. The monitored areas were the use of force, contraband and incident reporting.

  • Response to the CYDC Youth Detention ...PDF

    Response to the Youth Detention Inspectorate March 2017 Reports of Cleveland Youth Detention Centre

  • Response to the CYDC Youth Detention ...PDF

    Response to the Youth Detention Inspectorate March 2017 Reports of Cleveland Youth Detention Centre

  • BYDC March 2017PDF

    The inspection of the Brisbane Youth Detention Centre (BYDC) occurred from 20 to 24 February 2017. The inspection focus areas were security and management. Areas subject to regular monitoring were the use of force, incident reporting,...

  • Response to the BYDC Youth Detention ...PDF

    Response to the Youth Detention Inspectorate March 2017 Reports of Brisbane Youth Detention Centre.

  • CYDC December 2016PDF

    The December quarterly inspection of CYDC occurred from 14 to 15 December 2016. The inspection involved a physical on-site verification of 12 Director-General approved recommendations made by the Inspectorate during previous inspections.

  • BYDC December 2016PDF

    The December quarterly inspection of BYDC occurred from 6 to 8 December 2016, and an additional follow up inspection on 20 January 2017. The inspection involved a physical on-site verification of 18 Director-General approved...

  • CYDC September 2016PDF

    The statutory inspection of Cleveland Youth Detention Centre occurred from the 15 to 19 of August 2016. The focus areas were family and community contact and transition from detention. The monitored areas were pre-court procedures and...

  • BYDC September 2016PDF

    The Inspection of the Brisbane Youth Detention Centre (BYDC) occurred from 26 to 30 September 2016. The primary inspection focus areas were cultural and religious beliefs and recreational time. The monitored area was use of force, which...

  • CYDC June 2016PDF

    The Inspection of the Cleveland Youth Detention Centre (CYDC) occurred from 23 to 27 May 2016. The primary inspection focus areas were cultural and religious beliefs, education and training and recreational time. The monitored areas were...

  • BYDC June 2016PDF

    The statutory Inspection of the Brisbane Youth Detention Centre (BYDC) occurred from 13 to 17 June 2016. The primary inspection focus areas were family and community contact and transition from detention. The monitored area was facilities.

  • CYDC March 2016PDF

    The Inspection of the Cleveland Youth Detention Centre occurred from 7 to 11 March 2016. The primary inspection focus areas were self-harm, suicide prevention; and reporting of harm. The monitored areas were searches requiring the...

  • BYDC March 2016PDF

    The Inspection of the Brisbane Youth Detention Centre (BYDC) occurred from 14 to 18 March 2016. The primary inspection focus areas were suicide prevention and the reporting of harm to children in detention. The monitored areas were...

  • CYDC December 2015PDF

    The Cleveland Youth Detention centre was inspected from 23-27 November 2015. The primary inspection focus area was verification that Director-General approved recommendations had been implemented as required.

  • BYDC December 2015PDF

    The December quarterly inspection of BYDC occurred from 9 to 13 November 2015.The inspection involved a physical on-site verification of 15 Director-General approved recommendations, made from previous statutory inspections.

  • CYDC September 2015PDF

    The Cleveland Youth Detention Centre (CYDC) in Townsville was inspected from 14 to 18 September 2015. The primary inspection focus areas were, centre facilities and environment, management of detention centres and pre-court procedures.

  • BYDC September 2015PDF

    The Inspection of the Brisbane Youth Detention Centre occurred from 17 to 21 August 2015. The primary inspection focus areas were bullying and relationships between staff and young people. The monitored areas were behaviour development...

  • CYDC June 2015PDF

    The Cleveland Youth Detention Centre (CYDC) in Townsville was inspected from 22 to 26 June 2015. The two primary inspection focus areas were Behaviour Management and Staff and Young People Relationships. Following from the March 2015...

  • BYDC June 2015PDF

    The inspection of the Brisbane Youth Detention Centre occurred from 25-29 May 2015. The primary inspection focus areas were Confidential Information and Legal Rights and Access. The monitored areas were Self-Harm/Suicide Risk and...

  • CYDC March 2015PDF

    The statutory inspection of the Cleveland Youth Detention Centre (CYDC) occurred from 9-13 March 2015. The primary inspection focus areas were: • The transition of some female young people from the Brisbane Youth Detention Centre...

  • BYDC March 2015PDF

    The inspection of the Brisbane Youth Detention Centre occurred from the 16-20 February 2015. The primary inspection focus area was the Admission into Custody and Pre-Court Procedures.

  • CYDC December 2014PDF

    The December quarter 2014 inspection of the Cleveland Youth Detention Centre (CYDC) occurred from 17 to 21 November 2014. In accordance with the approved inspection framework, the final inspection of each year involves inspectors...

  • BYDC December 2014PDF

    The statutory inspection of the Brisbane Youth Detention Centre (BYDC) occurred from 24-28 November 2014. The primary focus of the December inspection involved confirmation that the Director-General’s approved recommendations had been...

  • CYDC September 2014PDF

    The September 2014 quarter inspection of the Cleveland Youth Detention Centre (CYDC) occurred from 25 to 29 August 2014. The methodology was guided by the Director-General’s Expectations for Youth Detention Centres. Elements of the...

  • BYDC September 2014PDF

    The statutory inspection of the Brisbane Youth Detention Centre occurred from 22-26 September 2014. The primary focus areas were: Emergency Response Equipment Complaints Management Process The Reporting of Harm The Secure Transportation...

  • CYDC June 2014PDF

    The June quarter 2014 inspection of the Cleveland Youth Detention Centre (CYDC) occurred from 24–28 June 2014.

  • BYDC June 2014PDF

    The statutory inspection of the Brisbane Youth Detention Centre occurred from 5–10 May 2014. The primary focus area was Staff and Young People Relationships. The monitored area was Use of Force on Young People. No new recommendations...

  • BYDC March 2014PDF

    The statutory inspection of the Brisbane Youth Detention Centre occurred from the 17-21 March 2014.

  • CYDC March 2014PDF

    The March quarter 2014 inspection of the Cleveland Youth Detention Centre (CYDC) occurred from 17 to 21 February 2014.

  • BYDC December 2013PDF

    The statutory inspection of the Brisbane Youth Detention Centre was conducted from 9 to 13 December 2013.

  • CYDC December 2013PDF

    The statutory inspection of the Cleveland Youth Detention Centre was conducted from 18 to 22 November 2013.

  • BYDC September 2013PDF

    The statutory inspection of the Brisbane Youth Detention Centre was conducted from 30 September to 4 October 2013.

  • CYDC September 2013PDF

    The statutory inspection of the Cleveland Youth Detention Centre was conducted from 26 to 30 August 2013.

  • BYDC June 2013PDF

    The statutory inspection of the Brisbane Youth Detention Centre was conducted from 17 to 21 June 2013.

  • CYDC June 2013PDF

    The statutory inspection of the Cleveland Youth Detention Centre was conducted from 3 to 7 June 2013.

  • BYDC March 2013PDF

    The statutory inspection of the Brisbane Youth Detention Centre was conducted from 25 to 29 March 2013.

  • CYDC March 2013PDF

    The statutory inspection of the Cleveland Youth Detention Centre was conducted from 11 to 15 March 2013.

  • BYDC December 2012PDF

    The statutory inspection of the Brisbane Youth Detention Centre was conducted from 19 to 22 November 2012.

  • CYDC December 2012PDF

    The statutory inspection of the Cleveland Youth Detention Centre was conducted from 26 to 29 November 2012.

  • BYDC September 2012PDF

    The statutory inspection of the Brisbane Youth Detention Centre was conducted from 17 to 20 September 2012.

  • CYDC September 2012PDF

    The statutory inspection of the Cleveland Youth Detention Centre was conducted from 17 to 21 August 2012.

  • BYDC June 2012PDF

    The statutory inspection of the Brisbane Youth Detention Centre was conducted from 18 to 20 June 2012.

  • CYDC June 2012PDF

    The statutory inspection of the Cleveland Youth Detention Centre was conducted from 14 to 18 May 2012.

  • CYDC June 2012 - addendumPDF

    Addendum to CYDC June 2012 report

  • BYDC March 2012PDF

    The statutory inspection of the Brisbane Youth Detention Centre was conducted from 12 to 21 March 2012.

  • CYDC March 2012PDF

    The statutory inspection of the Cleveland Youth Detention Centre was conducted form 6 to 10 February 2012.

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