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.
Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Yvette D’Ath has appointed three new Magistrates to our Magistrates Courts.
Grants totalling more than $260,000 have been awarded to Queensland community legal centres giving them a much-needed boost to help support those in need of legal assistance and representation.
A major air-conditioning upgrade at Hervey Bay Courthouse has reduced energy consumption and supported a dozen jobs.
Respected lawyer Megan Mahon will take on the role of Legal Services Commissioner from mid-October.