Queensland Government criticised for silencing young prisoners in 'cover up' report

An independent review into Queensland youth detention centres has been unable to determine whether systemic mistreatment exists, mainly due to time constraints.

"The incidents reviewed are not sufficient to support a finding that there is systemic mistreatment of young people in Queensland youth detention centres," the report concludes.

DHHS faces questions after senior worker at child protection unit charged with abuse

The allegations relate to a boy in custody at the Melbourne Juvenile Justice Centre.

A government department responsible for protecting Victoria's most vulnerable children has been accused of ignoring serious child abuse allegations involving a senior staff member and a boy in her care more than 20 years ago.

Former Don Dale staffer instructed detainee to eat faeces on camera, then posted film to social media

A series of videos shown at today’s Royal Commission into the Protection and Detention of Children in the Northern Territory appears to show certain staff were routinely involved in inappropriate behaviour with detainees.

A former Northern Territory youth prison guard has admitted to jokingly asking detainees to perform oral sex on him, urging a child to eat faeces and filming a boy urinating.