Passing the investigation over to an independent body, the government has moved to halt institutional torture in places such as Manus and Don Dale. However, the battle is far from being won.
Like all previous Aussie Mavericks, Barbara Holborow fought for the people. However, as an advocate for the rights of children, she stands alone.
New figures indicate youth incarceration is bringing young criminals together and adding to climbing reoffending rates. Is it now time to spare the rod?
In the public consciousness, a line was drawn after the Don Dale detention scandal, but there are still those in NSW who are freely stepping over it.
In a move that has been hailed as a positive, a campaign in the NT aims to bring a separate court for indigenous offenders. But is it the right one?