Queensland Government-run Juvenile Detention Institutions
Incidents Reports Books are records that were kept in Queensland government-run juvenile detention institutions. They contain information about incidents and include the name of the child involved, details of the incident including date, time and description of what happened, comments and details of action taken by staff.
Although the files are confidential and access is therefore restricted, Department of Justice and Attorney General supports the rights of former residents to obtain information about themselves.
The Department is aware that former residents often want the records of their family member and/or other people. This information is often sensitive and personal in nature. To safeguard the rights of privacy, clients are unable to obtain information about other people, including other family members, without the authority of the person/people concerned. This protects the right to privacy of all individuals, as personal information on other people will be given out only with their permission.
Prepared by: Lee Butterworth
Created: 3 January 2012, Last modified: 29 May 2014