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Budget 2012-2013 Budget Paper No.3 The Budget



Budget 2012-2013 Budget Paper No.3 The Budget

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170 Department of Justice Strategic Issues for 2012-13 Education Providing targeted employment opportunities for offenders upon release from the correctional system, through education and training programs, which will improve their quality of life when re-entering the community. Providing awareness training and policy advice to organisations and workplaces on issues that affect the rights of the vulnerable and disadvantaged. Targeting compliance frameworks and tools for industry, business and community organisations to facilitate regulatory compliance, supported through education and inspections. Society Ensuring criminal matters are dealt with in a timely and efficient manner throughout the criminal justice process. Providing culturally appropriate programs, mediation and advocacy across the range of justice services to protect the rights of the vulnerable and disadvantaged. Delivering an appropriate framework to maximise benefit from youth justice initiatives. Setting workplace safety standards and ensuring that organisations are meeting their obligations in providing safe workplaces. Providing programs throughout the criminal justice process that target recidivism. Communicating departmental activities to community members, stakeholders and partners to maximise engagement, cooperation and support. Health and Wellbeing Providing effective alcohol management and regulation for all Territorians with the intent of minimising incidents of harm, alcohol-related crime and anti-social behaviour associated with alcohol misuse. Ensuring community engagement and buy-in is obtained in relation to community safety throughout the Territory. Providing programs throughout the criminal justice continuum that address underlying substance addiction and reduce an offenders alcohol consumption and/or use of illicit drugs. Supporting skill development as part of the rehabilitation methodology. Developing and implementing reforms targeting imprisonment and re-offending with a focus on therapeutic rehabilitation.