Investigation Report into Bimberi Youth Justice Centre 2019

In response to a range of allegations and concerns about the treatment of young people in the Bimberi Youth Justice Centre (‘Bimberi’) that were brought to the attention of the ACT Human Rights Commission, the Commission commenced an extensive investigation into those concerns, which included claims of inappropriate and excessive use of force, racism, privacy breaches and staff encouraging fights between young people. The investigation report was released on 16 April 2019.

Full Investigation Report into Bimberi Youth Justice Centre 2019 (PDF)

Executive Summary Report into Bimberi Youth Justice Centre 2019 (PDF)

Investigation Report Media Statement (PDF) (WORD)

If you would like a printed copy of the report please contact us on 02 6205 2222 or email us at HRCintake@act.gov.au with your details and we will post a copy to you.