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* Ministerial Media Statement

28 Nov 2019

North Brisbane man fined $20,000 for eBay alcohol sales

27 Nov 2019

Landmark reforms seek justice for child sex abuse victims *

11 Nov 2019

Licensee fined $45,000 for 'comprehensive disregard' of Liquor Act

28 Oct 2019

Cute koalas encourage Queensland parents to register their babies *

24 Oct 2019

Attorney-General appeals sentence of Sterling Free *

23 Oct 2019

It’s now easier for child abuse survivors to sue institutions *

22 Oct 2019

Making it easier for child abuse survivors to sue institutions *

20 Oct 2019

Brisbane Registry is Queensland’s top wedding venue *

04 Oct 2019

Grants awarded to Queensland community legal centres *

01 Oct 2019

Three new Magistrates for Queensland *

27 Sep 2019

Appointment of new Deputy Chief Magistrate *

27 Sep 2019

Appointment of new Legal Services Commissioner *

25 Sep 2019

Major air conditioning upgrade for Hervey Bay Courthouse delivers jobs *

24 Sep 2019

Register of blue card status of home-based carers launched *

23 Sep 2019

Polling station bunting – lose it or keep it? *

18 Sep 2019

Overhaul of reviews into child deaths *

13 Sep 2019

Yapper Valley Pet Resort competition unlawful in Queensland

23 Aug 2019

QCAT Tribunal recruitment - Call for expressions of interest

22 Aug 2019

Consultation on proposed reforms to child sexual offence laws *

21 Aug 2019

Learn how to effectively resolve disputes

07 Aug 2019

Free state-wide seminars explain body corporate laws

22 Jul 2019

Companies charged $90,000 for selling liquor illegally

10 Jul 2019

Townsville Magistrates Court registry completed *

08 Jul 2019

Bundaberg Courthouse upgrade on track *

07 Jul 2019

$70,000 for programs to help victims get their lives back on track *

04 Jul 2019

New Chief Magistrate and Magistrate appointed *

13 Jun 2019

New district court judge and new magistrates for Queensland *

11 Jun 2019

Budget rules in favour of justice for all Queenslanders *

07 Jun 2019

Refurbishment of Bundaberg Courthouse commences *

05 Jun 2019

Queenslanders warned about hoax ‘courts’ email

24 May 2019

Volunteers a ‘priceless resource’ to local communities

16 May 2019

More protection for children under tougher Blue Card laws *

12 May 2019

ICYMI: sharing intimate images without consent could land you in jail *

01 May 2019

Palaszczuk Government votes one for electoral reform *

08 Apr 2019

Sandy Thompson QC appointed Solicitor-General for Queensland *

01 Apr 2019

News

28 Mar 2019

No bail, no parole for terrorists *

26 Mar 2019

Better protection for some of Queensland’s most vulnerable *

27 Feb 2019

Have your say before the last day *

27 Feb 2019

Historic day for Queenslanders as Human Rights Bill passes *

19 Feb 2019

Attorney-General lodges appeal *

14 Feb 2019

Valentine’s Day weddings high above the city *

13 Feb 2019

‘Revenge porn’ now a criminal offence *

11 Feb 2019

Safer Buildings: Understanding the combustible cladding legislation

11 Feb 2019

Convicted killers to face tougher sentences in Queensland *

08 Feb 2019

NQ CQ courthouse update

08 Feb 2019

New service to help resolve disputes 24-7 *

01 Feb 2019

Townsville courts closed 1 February

29 Jan 2019

New model for court recording and transcription in Queensland *

20 Jan 2019

Queensland’s most popular baby names for 2018 revealed *

19 Jan 2019

Love is in the air across Queensland *

17 Jan 2019

Applications open for mediation training scholarship *

14 Dec 2018

Two new District Court judges and new President of Childrens Court *

11 Dec 2018

Brisbane Court Link program celebrates first year

07 Dec 2018

Courts’ SMS trial expanded statewide *

04 Dec 2018

Construction tender awarded for Beenleigh Courthouse upgrade *

29 Nov 2018

Two new judges appointed to the Supreme Court *

28 Nov 2018

Innovative court program begins in Southport *

13 Nov 2018

Palaszczuk Government strengthens blue card system *

03 Nov 2018

Statement from Attorney-General Yvette D’Ath *

02 Nov 2018

Bar Association of Queensland elects first female president *

11 Oct 2018

Torres Strait visit to boost Indigenous birth registrations

21 Sep 2018

Extra judges for Queensland *

21 Sep 2018

Right to Information Day 2018 - Trust and Transparency

11 Sep 2018

“I do” want a beautiful wedding ceremony *

06 Sep 2018

New Commissioners for ECQ and ADCQ *

30 Aug 2018

Attorney-General names new magistrates for regional Queensland *

22 Aug 2018

Bill introduced to ensure right to safe terminations *

20 Aug 2018

Laws to criminalise revenge porn *

26 Jul 2018

Mongrel Mob to be outlawed in Queensland *

26 Jul 2018

Civil and workplace surveillance laws to be examined *

25 Jul 2018

Juror email scam alert

18 Jul 2018

New service helps victims of sexual assault *

05 Jul 2018

Attorney-General announces new appointments *

25 Jun 2018

Innovative court program begins in Cairns *

21 Jun 2018

New District Court Judge for Maroochydore *

14 Jun 2018

Historic day for Queensland’s LGBTIQ community *

13 Jun 2018

Budget boosts justice resources *

12 Jun 2018

State budget to deliver on Blue Card reform *

06 Jun 2018

More clues for Family History Researchers *

06 Jun 2018

Attorney-General welcomes extended detention for child rapist *

02 Jun 2018

$1.25 million for Silver Anniversary Grants Round *

01 Jun 2018

New Faces for Sentencing Advisory Council *

31 May 2018

Two new magistrates for regional Queensland *

30 May 2018

Law Yarn to help improve Indigenous health *

27 May 2018

Queensland to publish domestic and family violence statistics *

21 May 2018

Spaces available for free Gold Coast body corporate seminar

16 May 2018

Spaces available for free Fraser Coast body corporate seminar

11 May 2018

Spaces available for free Bundaberg body corporate seminar

06 May 2018

Government moves to outlaw dangerous new drugs *

24 Apr 2018

Spaces available for free Springfield body corporate seminar

10 Apr 2018

Spaces available for free Coorparoo body corporate seminar

05 Apr 2018

“I Do” want to have a say on LGBTI Births, Deaths and Marriages *

04 Apr 2018

Spaces available for free Toowoomba body corporate seminar

22 Mar 2018

Queensland’s First Indigenous Judge Appointed *

08 Mar 2018

Three new judges appointed *

07 Mar 2018

Queensland First with Marriage Equality *

22 Feb 2018

New judge for Rockhampton *

14 Feb 2018

Valentine’s Day: Almost 100 same-sex couples married in Queensland *

06 Feb 2018

Kingaroy courthouse refurbishment complete *

19 Jan 2018

Saying yes to a valid Will *

03 Jan 2018

“I do” want a new marriage certificate *

02 Jan 2018

Charlotte and Oliver take the crown for Queensland’s most popular baby names in 2017 *

27 Oct 2017

Law change to help victims of sexual assault *

19 Oct 2017

Renovated Court officially opened *

17 Oct 2017

New campaign dispels blue card myths *

16 Oct 2017

New Queensland Corrective Services Commissioner Announced *

13 Oct 2017

Improved access to JPs for North Townsville residents

13 Oct 2017

Improved access to JPs for Roma residents

12 Oct 2017

Statement from the Attorney-General and Minister for Justice *

10 Oct 2017

Parliament votes “yes” to righting historical wrongs *

06 Oct 2017

New QCAT President appointed *

06 Oct 2017

Statement from the Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Yvette D'Ath *

29 Sep 2017

Annual report shows Queensland Corrective Services reforms are on track *

14 Sep 2017

Palaszczuk Government announces funding for LGBTI Legal Service ahead of postal survey *

05 Sep 2017

Palaszczuk Government to reform Guardianship laws *

01 Sep 2017

JPs given new tools to better serve Queenslanders *

31 Aug 2017

Queenslanders urged to have their say on mixed-use and resort developments *

24 Aug 2017

Two new District Court Judges Appointed *

18 Aug 2017

Sixteen new custodial officers join Lotus Glen prison frontline *

10 Aug 2017

Queensland leading Australia on No Body, No Parole *

10 Aug 2017

Queensland leading Australia on No Body, No Parole *

03 Aug 2017

Attorney-General officially opens new Southport Legal Aid office *

03 Aug 2017

Palaszczuk Government tackles cyberbullying and sexting *

03 Aug 2017

Palaszczuk Government commits $300,000 to expand Logan Central Probation and Parole *

31 Jul 2017

More parolees tracked with GPS to protect our communities *

20 Jul 2017

Sentencing Council reports back on child exploitation material *

20 Jul 2017

Palaszczuk Government invests in prison security to keep Queenslanders safe *

14 Jul 2017

Security bolstered at Brisbane Youth Detention Centre *

14 Jul 2017

Caboolture summit tackles the impacts of ice *

14 Jul 2017

Caboolture summit tackles the impacts of ice *

13 Jul 2017

Queensland Youth Transition to Success *

13 Jul 2017

Have your say on body corporate issues *

04 Jul 2017

Corrective Services celebrates NAIDOC Week *

03 Jul 2017

Body worn cameras increased to safeguard prison staff safety *

01 Jul 2017

Palaszczuk Government boosts help for crime victims *

29 Jun 2017

More custodial officers graduate to bolster corrections frontline *

29 Jun 2017

New members to the Parole Board Queensland appointed *

28 Jun 2017

Statement from Attorney-General and Minister for Justice *

21 Jun 2017

Domestic and Family Violence Court extended to Beenleigh *

19 Jun 2017

Government makes historic investment in Rockhampton Courthouse *

13 Jun 2017

State Budget boosts new justice initiatives *

07 Jun 2017

Local youths on track for positive futures

02 Jun 2017

Statement from Attorney-General Yvette D'Ath on Whiskey Au Go Go Inquest *

31 May 2017

New Domestic and Family Violence laws now in effect *

18 May 2017

Queenslanders can be the judge and sentence an offender *

17 May 2017

Queenslanders urged to be vigilant about privacy *

16 May 2017

Attorney-General joins in Law Week fundraiser *

07 May 2017

798 people charged in first 12 months of new domestic violence offence *

05 May 2017

Attorney-General pays tribute to retiring Senior Judge Administrator Justice John Byrne *

04 May 2017

Easier access to help for homicide victims and families *

04 May 2017

New Magistrates to serve Queensland *

04 May 2017

Margaret McMurdo appointed Legal Aid Chair *

26 Apr 2017

Palaszczuk Government commits $6.2 million to Youth Justice *

21 Apr 2017

Attorney-General announces three new Magistrate appointments *

21 Apr 2017

District Court appointment for Townsville *

13 Apr 2017

Palaszczuk Government praises work of Mackay Community Legal Centre *

07 Apr 2017

Farewell to Justice Moynihan *

31 Mar 2017

New President of the Court of Appeal named *

24 Mar 2017

Attorney-General Pays Tribute to Retiring Justice *

23 Mar 2017

Palaszczuk Government moves to strengthen CCC powers *

23 Mar 2017

Laws improve rights, treatment for domestic violence victims *

21 Mar 2017

Palaszczuk Government ends “gay panic” defence *

18 Mar 2017

Statement from the Attorney-General - Extended trading hours *

10 Mar 2017

New intensive case management to target repeat young offenders *

10 Mar 2017

New intensive case management to target repeat young offenders *

01 Mar 2017

New online form to help Domestic and Family Violence victims *

20 Feb 2017

Update 4 – QE II Courts of Law, Brisbane to remain closed

19 Feb 2017

Update 3 – Court listing changes, QE II Courts of Law, Brisbane

19 Feb 2017

Update - Closure, Queen Elizabeth II Courts of Law, Brisbane

18 Feb 2017

Overnight fire - Queen Elizabeth II Courts of Law, Brisbane

18 Feb 2017

Update – Fire, Queensland Elizabeth II Courts of Law, Brisbane

16 Feb 2017

“No body, no parole” to become law in Queensland: Palaszczuk *

16 Feb 2017

Major overhaul for parole system to keep Queenslanders safe *

16 Feb 2017

Major overhaul for parole system to keep Queenslanders safe *

13 Feb 2017

Body corporate reforms up for discussion *

08 Feb 2017

Transitioning to Success *

31 Jan 2017

Queensland is a leader in tackling Domestic and Family Violence *

30 Jan 2017

Statement from the Attorney-General on Chief Justice of the High Court *

27 Jan 2017

Applications open for mediation training scholarship *

14 Jan 2017

Charlotte and Oliver the most popular baby names in Queensland for 2016 *

15 Dec 2016

Supreme Court appointment announced *

02 Dec 2016

Queensland Court appointments announced *

01 Dec 2016

Palaszczuk Government ensures victims get vital support *

29 Nov 2016

Palaszczuk Government outlines path forward for expunging historical gay convictions *

21 Nov 2016

Statement from the Attorney-General on the death of Annette Mason *

11 Nov 2016

District Court appointments announced for Brisbane and Southport *

09 Nov 2016

Faster information sharing to help tackle domestic violence *

08 Nov 2016

Palaszczuk Government ensures greater justice for child sex abuse victims *

03 Nov 2016

Competition sparks next generation of smart consumers *

31 Oct 2016

Court of Appeal President to stand down *

15 Oct 2016

Panel to conduct Electoral Commission review announced *

11 Oct 2016

Palaszczuk Government acts to keep Queensland’s women and children safe *

11 Oct 2016

Palaszczuk Government acts to keep Queensland’s women and children safe *

27 Sep 2016

$1 million backing for new female prisoner re-integration program *

21 Sep 2016

Limited edition Deadly Choices birth certificate designs launched *

07 Sep 2016

17-year-olds to be moved to youth justice *

19 Aug 2016

Attorney-General orders independent review of Queensland Youth Detention Centres *

16 Aug 2016

Improving access to justice for child sex abuse victims *

15 Aug 2016

Palaszczuk Government drives domestic and family violence reforms *

09 Aug 2016

Cabinet endorses immediate action and wide-ranging review of parole *

05 Aug 2016

Queensland to allow class action law suits *

02 Aug 2016

Time limits on legal claims by child sex abuse victims to be removed *

21 Jul 2016

New Land Court President appointed *

21 Jul 2016

Palaszczuk Government moves to curb offensive advertising slogans *

21 Jul 2016

Independent review for Electoral Commission of Queensland *

20 Jul 2016

Expert board to review domestic violence deaths *

14 Jul 2016

New Deputy DPPs for Queensland *

22 Jun 2016

Director of Child Protection Litigation appointed *

14 Jun 2016

Palaszczuk Government plan to address domestic and family violence *

14 Jun 2016

Palaszczuk Government enhances tracking of sex offenders *

25 May 2016

Sentencing Council reinstated in Queensland *

16 May 2016

Southport domestic and family violence court trial making inroads

13 May 2016

Law Week 16–20 May: Join the Justice Journey

12 May 2016

Attorney-General announces new appointments *

27 Apr 2016

Long service awards presented to Wide Bay mediators

19 Apr 2016

Strangulation to be a stand-alone offence under Queensland’s Criminal Code *

23 Mar 2016

Neighbours get easier access to dispute resolution options

15 Mar 2016

Re-commissioning of Borallon set for April 2016 *

03 Mar 2016

Palaszczuk Government announces District Court appointment *

12 Jan 2016

Additional services for vulnerable Queenslanders *

07 Jan 2016

Southport domestic and family violence court trial extended *

04 Jan 2016

Digital dispute resolution at your fingertips

26 Nov 2015

Mediators handle more than 52,000 disputes in 25 years *

13 Nov 2015

Palaszczuk Government appoints Court of Appeal judge and Director of Public Prosecutions *

21 Aug 2015

Youth boot camp report released

22 Jun 2015

Free farm assessments to help Gayndah/Mundubbera growers work safer

22 Jun 2015

Queensland emblems take pride of place on new birth certificates

05 May 2015

Free conflict resolution training

16 Mar 2015

Bay mediator will be missed

09 Mar 2015

New JP site fills a need in Caboolture

03 Mar 2015

Extra funding available for victims of crime *

27 Jan 2015

Quad bike safety warning for young Queenslanders