Kowanyama Community Justice Group

A Community Justice Group is operating within Kowanyama. This group is made up of respected members in the community. They meet to discuss issues within the town and make recommendations to Council.

The community also has a Council of Elders, who are consulted by the Kowanyama Council when making community decisions. The Elders operate in conjunction with the Lands Office.

kowanyama justice report statistics since the introduction of the alcohol management plan in 2003 are available on the attached link.

The charts below are based on the statistics in this report starting at canteen closure date, Thursday, March 20, 2008. Prior to this closure date only light beer was being served during limited hours.

 

Statistics starting at canteen closure date, Thursday, March 20, 2008

Annual rate of admissions to hospital for assault-related conditions, per 1000

2007/2008 Usual residents hospitalised outside Kowanyama 5.3 Usual residents hospitalised in Kowanyama 0
2008/2009 Usual residents hospitalised outside Kowanyama 6.1 Usual residents hospitalised in Kowanyama 1.8
2009/2010 Usual residents hospitalised outside Kowanyama 5.2 Usual residents hospitalised in Kowanyama 1.7

 

Annual rate of reported offences against the person (serious and other), per 1000


2007/2008 Serious Offences 50 Other Offences 58.4
2008/2009 Serious Offences 26.3 Other Offences 37.7
2009/2010 Serious Offences 44.1 Other Offences 50.2

 

 


Annual rate of charges resulting in a conviction for alcohol carriage offences Per 100

2007/2008 61.9
2008/2009 86.8
2009/2010 179.1

 

 

 

 

 

 

Student attendance rate

Term 2 2008 83
Term 3 2008 77.7
Term4 2008 76.7
Term1 2009 85.9
Term 2 2009 81.5
Term 3 2009 68.1
Term 4 2009 72.2
Term 1 2010 82.6
Term 2 2010 77.2