Young people and the law
Find information for your child or young person who may be at risk of breaking the law, getting arrested or going to court.
For more information, contact the relevant team in the Youth Justice unit.
- Youth camp programs
Programs for young people who are at risk of or are already breaking the law.
- Support for families with an at-risk child or young person
A family responsibility agreement for a parent, carer or responsible adult who needs help addressing a child's or young person's anti-social behaviour.
- Arrests, police and young people
What happens when your child or young person is arrested by the police.
- Youth diversion program
A pre-court diversion program for young people aged between 10 to 17 years old in the Northern Territory.
- Back on Track program
A referral program for at-risk youth to understand their offending behaviour or as an alternative to detention by the court.
- Young people and going to court
What happens when a young person goes to court, including the Youth Justice Court, the Supreme Court and types of sentences for young people.
- Community work orders for young people
A court order for young people to do community work, and how businesses and organisations can get involved.
- Young people: community supervision
Information about what happens when a young person is under community supervision, including orders from the court and police.
- Accommodation for young people on bail
Get information about youth justice accommodation for young people on bail.
- Young people: going to a detention centre
What happens when a young person is remanded or sentenced to a detention centre in the Northern Territory.
- Conferences for offending young people and victims
A program for young people to understand and acknowledge the impact of their offending behaviour.