Detention centre builds to help handle juvenile crime

By Fraser Barton
Updated February 27 2024 - 3:00pm, first published 2:56pm
Queensland is ramping up its capacity to house juvenile offenders in detention centres. (Jono Searle/AAP PHOTOS)
Queensland is ramping up its capacity to house juvenile offenders in detention centres. (Jono Searle/AAP PHOTOS)

Work has begun on another Queensland detention centre after it was revealed the state had more juveniles behind bars than five states and territories combined.

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