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News and media

The Department of Justice and Attorney-General covers a wide range of topics across a number of sectors.

There are numerous ways to keep up to date with news from across the department. Here is a listing of all our news sources, e-newsletters and social media accounts.


Justice of the Peace Branch technical bulletins  

JP Branch technical bulletins provide Queensland JPs and C.decs with regular updates on changes to procedures and their role in our community. Email the JP Branch to subscribe.

Victim Assist Queensland e-alerts

Victim Assist Queensland e-alerts announce new resources, funding opportunities and events for victims of crime and support services. These e-alerts are sent out approximately 4 – 6 times a year. Email Victim Assist Queensland to subscribe.

Common Ground

Common Ground is an e-newsletter distributed by the Office of the Commissioner for Body Corporate and Community Management (BCCM). It provides up to date information about body corporate law and general advice for members of a body corporate. Subscribe.

Family History Journal

The Registry of Births, Marriages and Deaths (RBDM) Family History Journal is a quarterly newsletter for anybody interested in Queensland’s history. It will be of particular interest if you are researching your family tree or you are a genealogist using RBDM’s archive as a source for historical information. Subscribe.

Get out there

Get out there is a monthly e-newsletter for young adults, from the Office of Fair Trading. It provides useful tips for buying your first car, keeping your money under control, renting, going to university and making smart choices as a consumer.

QCAT Update

QCAT Update is a regular e-newsletter providing updates on resources and processes of the Queensland Civil and Administrative tribunal. Subscribe.

Responsible Service

Responsible service is the Office of Liquor and Gaming Regulation’s bi-monthly e-newsletter. It contains information relevant to the liquor and gaming industries and keeps licensees informed of changes and happenings in the liquor and gaming area. Subscribe.


Safetyzone is the Office of Fair Trading’s quarterly e-newsletter about product safety. The newsletter will provide you with tips on safety standards and advice on the safe use of products. Subscribe.

Smart Business Bulletin

Smart Business Bulletin is a bi-monthly e-newsletter run by the Office of Fair Trading for Queensland businesses. If you are involved in any type of business, it will keep you up to date with news and provide you with extra business tips. Subscribe.

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Media inquiries

The Communication Services Branch handles media inquiries relating to:

  • the justice system, including courts and public prosecutions
  • community justice services, including: the Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages; Justices of the Peace; Victim Assist Queensland; and the Dispute Resolution Branch
  • Youth Justice, and
  • Queensland Corrective Services

Journalists can call court registries directly to check basic information about a court matter.

Media can call +61 7 3008 8765 to speak to a media officer, or email your inquiry to

Last reviewed
4 September 2015
Last updated
21 September 2015

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