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NT Youth Justice Class Action

The NT Youth Justice Class Action has finished.

Maurice Blackburn has paid all class members their compensation money and no more compensation money will be paid.

Thank you to everyone that was a part of this class action.



Media statement
Maurice Blackburn settles class action over mistreatment of young people in NT youth detention for $35m
Social justice law firm Maurice Blackburn has secured a $35 million class action settlement on behalf of young people mistreated while in youth detention in the Northern Territory.

In the news - ABC News 
Federal Court judge orders 'very large' NT youth justice class action settlement figure be made public
A Federal Court judge has ordered the settlement figure the Northern Territory government has agreed to pay former youth justice detainees be made public.

In the news - ABC News
Northern Territory youth detention class action being resolved, payouts could apply to 1,200 detainees
The Northern Territory government has agreed to compensate up to 1,200 former detainees who were mistreated in youth detention facilities, the Federal Court has been told.

In the news - Four Corners
Four Corners Documentary: Australia's Shame

In the news - Royal Commission Final Report
Royal Commission into the Protection and Detention of Children in the Northern Territory

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