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.
Reaching out for help will be important for Queenslanders who are worried about gambling problems as gaming venues across the State reopen.
Coroners will get more powers to compel witnesses to give potentially self-incriminating evidence at an inquest, under new laws passed by State Parliament.
New laws that will cut red tape and ease the regulatory burden on co-operatives and associations have been passed by State Parliament.
Carl Heaton QC has been appointed Queensland’s Director of Public Prosecutions.
A reported increase in online gambling since mid-March has prompted the need to raise Queenslanders’ awareness of the risks of online gambling – and the importance of reaching out for help if gambling becomes a problem.