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Justice services

Births, deaths, marriages and divorces

The Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages is responsible for the registration of life events in Queensland. We supply birth, death, marriage and change of name certificates to eligible applicants.

Body corporate and community management

Body Corporate and Community Management assists people who live, work or invest in community titles schemes.

Dispute resolution

The Dispute Resolution Branch (DRB) was established by the Queensland Government to provide a free, confidential and impartial mediation service to the community.

Office of the Public Advocate

The Office of the Public Advocate protects and promotes the rights, autonomy and participation of all Queenslanders with impaired decision-making capacity through statutory systems advocacy.

Guardianship and Planning for life

Guardianship is the process of making decisions for an adult about their personal or health matters when they cannot do so for themselves.

Justice agencies

Statutory authorities overseen by the department including, WorkCover Queensland, QLeave, QCOMP and Queensland Industrial Relations Commission and Court, as well as the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions and Crown Law.


Miscellaneous Justice Services forms including Retail shop leases, appeal costs funs, Legal Profession Act and Regulation, personal injury, Status of Children Act, trusts and CMC financial assistance.

Last reviewed
12 May 2014
Last updated
27 February 2015

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