A place-based approach to building stronger, safer communities

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Working with people through place-based app roaches as part of justice reinvestment helps tackle the mix of long-term and complex exclusion and disadvantage that contributes to people  ending up in the justice system, Penny Harrison says. taking this app roach in the Aboriginal community of Woorabinda, in central Queensland, has helped build community pride and halve the number of young people on youth justice orders, providing valuable lessons to draw on.

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