Department of Justice and Attorney-General
Construction work on the $9 million Townsville Courthouse upgrade is progressing well, with the modern new Magistrates Court registry already complete.
Queensland’s new Chief Magistrate, Terry Gardiner, will bring a wealth of experience to the role following almost five years as the State’s Deputy Chief Magistrate.
Construction work on the $2 million refurbishment of the Bundaberg Courthouse is tracking on schedule after beginning four weeks ago.
A new judge has today been appointed to the District Court of Queensland, along with three new magistrates.
Queenslanders will have better and faster access to justice, with the State Government increasing funding to the operations of the courts by $57.7 million over the next four years.