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150 teddy bears sit in a prison cell outside Queensland Parliament House as a stark reminder of the number of children aged between 10-13 imprisoned each year.

Amnesty International Australia has joined forces with the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Services to petition the state government for change.

The experts are all too aware of the damage that imprisonment can cause to vulnerable children, and are determined to pull Queensland into line.

 

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