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'Canberra – becoming a restorative city. Final report October 2018 Restorative justice is both a social movement and a particular way of implementing, managing and addressing disputes, conflicts or actions, one that focuses on harm prevention and redress. As such, it does not readily lend itself to change through legislative means. The solution the Council has recommended is to suggest a framework for such change. It recommends, first, the development of a set of ‘restorative values and principles’ to guide all government action towards restorative ends. The report provides a number of examples of such values and principles used internationally. However, these should be a starting point only. The ACT Government should develop a set of restorative values and principles unique to Canberra through community consultation. The Council suggests three models of how this framework might be implemented: '