Greens MP Michael Berkman has introduced a bill to Queensland Parliament proposing to raise the minimum age for criminal responsibility from 10 to 14 years old.

The bill could prove useful in addressing systemic discrimination against First Nations People in Queensland who are disproportionately represented in the youth criminal justice system.


Produced By: Spenser Wallace

Featured In Story: Michael Berkman – Greens MP for Maiwar , and Sophie Trevitt – Executive Officer, Change The Record

First aired on The Wire, Friday 17 September 2021