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About us

We are responsible for administering justice in Queensland. We also develop policies and deliver services to ensure safe, fair and productive work environments that contribute to the wellbeing of Queenslanders.

The justice portfolio consists of business units, and numerous government and statutory bodies and officers in the areas of Justice Services. Our organisational structure (PDF File, 120.3 KB) provides staff with clear direction, minimises duplication of services and enhances service delivery to the community.

Business areas

Learn about our business areas.

Climate change initiatives

We acknowledge the impact of climate change on the environment and act to conserve energy and water.

Code of Conduct

The Queensland Public Service Code of Conduct establishes the ethical standards of conduct and behaviour expected of public service staff.

Emergency advice for Queenslanders and departmental staff

This page will be updated in the event of an emergency. It will be updated regularly with information about availability of DJAG services and messages for staff.


The department's governance framework provides mechanisms to drive performance, achieve our organisational goals and objectives and deliver on government outcomes.

Our Minister

Information about our Minister, the Attorney-General.

Privacy and security

The Department of Justice and Attorney-General is committed to protecting user privacy.

Statutory authorities

A number of independent statutory authorities also work as part of the justice system. Some report to Parliament through our Minister and others report directly to Parliament.

Work for us

Through a career with us, you can make a difference. You can contribute to a fair, open and accessible justice system and work for an organisation that values a flexible work/life balance.


Department of Justice and Attorney-General

State Law Building
50 Ann Street
Brisbane QLD 4000

Postal address
GPO Box 149
Brisbane QLD 4001

13 QGOV (13 74 68)

+61 7 3211 4352



Last reviewed
17 September 2015
Last updated
30 October 2015

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