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 Palaszczuk Government is maintaining a strong stance on violent crime, directing the Queensland Sentencing Advisory Council (QSAC) to undertake a review and provide recommendations concerning how serious offenders are sentenced in Queensland.
The protection of women was again at the forefront of the legislative agenda of the Palaszczuk Labor Government as it delivered significant consent law reforms in Parliament today.
Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Shannon Fentiman today announced two appointments - Anthony Gett is the state’s newest Deputy Chief Magistrate, while Susan Warrington will become a Magistrate in Cairns.
The Premier has announced a wide-ranging review into the experience of women across the criminal justice system to be undertaken by the Women’s Safety and Justice taskforce, led by Margaret McMurdo AC.
The contributions and achievements of Queensland women and girls following a challenging 2020 is being celebrated and recognised by the Palaszczuk Government on International Women’s Day today.