NT raises age of criminal responsibility

By Aaron Bunch
Updated November 30 2022 - 6:28pm, first published 6:25pm
The NT has raised the age of criminal responsibility from 10 to 12 years in an Australian first. (Jono Searle/AAP PHOTOS)

The Northern Territory government has become the first jurisdiction in Australia to raise the minimum age of criminal responsibility from 10 to 12 years.

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