Shane Rattenbury has met with ACOSS on raising the age of criminal responsibility

Sally Whyte
By Sally Whyte
June 15 2021 - 2:00pm
A discussion paper on raising the age of responsibility will be released soon. Picture: Shutterstock

The ACT government will take the next steps in the push to raise the age of criminal responsibility within weeks as it seeks to ensure children as young as 10 can't be put behind bars.

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Sally Whyte

Sally Whyte

Federal Politics Reporter

I report on a range of issues in federal politics and the public service, with a real passion for how decisions made in Canberra affect the lives of Australians.