The following is representative of the views in the mid 1920's:
'The release of boys on probation by the Children's Court and also the release on parole from the Industrial School, besides giving delinquents an opportunity of making good, tends toward lessening the number of adult criminals, for if the child can be satisfactorily dealt with the adult must necessarily be a respectable law-abiding citizen. Annual Report of the State Children Department for the Year Ended 30th June, 1926'.
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30 November 2021
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