2746. Hon Alison Xamon to the Leader of the House representing the Attorney General:
(1) How many children and young people under 18 years are currently in custody as the result of sentencing under mandatory sentencing provisions?
(2) What offences carrying a mandatory sentence of imprisonment have the children and young people from (1) been convicted of?
Hon Sue Ellery replied:
(1) Information regarding Banksia Hill Detention Centre detainees cannot be broken down to reveal whether a juvenile sentenced to detention is sentenced under mandatory provisions.
(2) Not applicable.