Call for backup

How authorities lost control of juvenile detention

Image of Malmsbury Youth Justice Centre

Malmsbury Youth Justice Centre, Victoria, 25 January 2017. © Paul Jeffers / Fairfax Media

About the author Russell Marks

Russell Marks is a writer and lawyer. He is an honorary associate at La Trobe University, and the author of Crime and Punishment: Offenders and Victims in a Broken Justice System (Black Inc, 2015).