Department of Justice and Attorney-General
The Department of Justice and Attorney-General is a diverse department, which works towards justice for all Queenslanders through safe, fair and responsible community outcomes.
The Honourable Justice Martin Daubney AM has advised me that he has delivered notice to His Excellency the Governor of his upcoming resignation as President of the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT) and Judge of the Supreme Court of Queensland.
A new community awareness campaign to understand advance life planning will help protect Queenslanders and their loved ones from the risk of elder abuse in later stages of life, Attorney-General Shannon Fentiman said.
Journalists and whistleblowers are set to get better protections as the Palaszczuk Government begins consultation on the introduction of shield laws in Queensland.
The Palaszczuk Government will spend $1.4 billion on delivering frontline justice services to protect the safety of Queenslanders in this Budget.
The economic security, and health and wellbeing of Queensland women, was again at the front of the Palaszczuk Government agenda with the release of the 2021-22 Women’s Budget Statement.