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Crossbenchers push to raise age of criminal responsibility in Australia

File photo of the Don Dale youth detention centre in Darwin.

Crossbench MPs are behind legislation to raise the age of criminal responsibility from 10 to 14, saying Australia is out of step with other countries.

A 10-year-old cannot drive, drink or even hold a Facebook account - but they can go to jail for a crime.

Two crossbench MPs want to change that by lifting the age of criminal responsibility.

Centre Alliance's Rebekha Sharkie has put legislation to parliament to lift the age from 10 to 14, backed by independent Zali Steggall.

Read the full article in English here.

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