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Campaigning to Raise the Age of criminal responsibility

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Ellen Sandell
State MP for Melbourne
18 March 2021

Right now across Australia, kids as young as 10 can be arrested, charged and put into prison.

That's why we're calling for the Victorian Labor Government to raise the age of criminal responsibility here in Victoria, from 10 to 14 years old, just like the UN has called for.

Victoria can lead the way and join the ACT in this important policy reform to protect our kids from unnecessary harm and punishment.

Children should be cared for and guided to learn and grow. Kids belong in playgrounds, not prisons.

Sign our open letter calling on the State Government to raise the age.

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Ellen Sandell
State MP for Melbourne
18 March 2021
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