Currently, children as young as 10-years-old can be held criminally responsible and face incarceration in Australia. This is four years below the UN’s recommended age of 14.
- Rachael Knowles
In January, 31 member states of the UN urged Australia to raise the age.
Australia faced the UN’s Human Rights Council in Geneva on Thursday evening as part of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR).
Australia’s Permanent Representative to the…