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.
Finding support for DFV is now easier
The Queensland Government has launched a new portal to better support Queenslanders experiencing or impacted by domestic and family violence. It provides easy access to practical information and support services from across Queensland agencies and selected funded services.
Now people experiencing DFV need only visit one site to access all the information they might need throughout their journey. It is also a useful resource for friends, family or bystanders who are looking for information on how to support someone experiencing DFV.
Cairns has become the first centre outside Brisbane to operate the Court Link program, a new initiative designed to address and overcome the underlying causes of offending.
Read good news stories about Gambling Community Benefit Fund recipients and the people and not-for-profit groups involved with it.
Attorney-General Yvette D’Ath is overhauling reviews into the deaths of children connected to the child protection system, to provide more independence, transparency and accountability.
A competition offering ownership of a pet resort in North Queensland as a major prize has been considered ‘unlawful’ by Queensland’s liquor and gaming regulator.
The Department of Justice and Attorney-General is offering training for people interested in becoming accredited mediators in commercial, workplace, neighbourhood and family matters.