Serious and Organised Crime Legislation Review

Former District Court Judge Julie Dick SC has been appointed to conduct a review of Queensland’s serious and organised crime laws.

The review will report to the Attorney-General and Minister for Justice, Minister for Women and Minister for the Prevention of Domestic and Family Violence by 31 January 2023.

Terms of Reference

The review is being conducted under section 736 of the Queensland Criminal Code 1899 in relation to the ‘consorting provisions’, and section 98 of the Peace and Good Behaviour Act 1982 in relation to Public Safety Orders, Restricted Premises Orders, and Fortification Removal Orders.

Additionally, the review has been asked to consider the serious organised crime circumstance of aggravation contained in Part 9D of the Penalties and Sentences Act 1992.

Read or download the Terms of Reference.

Consultation

Targeted consultation for the review has commenced, with submissions sought by 5pm on 28 October 2022.

Contacts

If you would like to find out more about the review, email your questions to SOCLegislationReview@justice.qld.gov.au.

If you are a member of the media, phone (07) 3738 9295 to speak to a media officer or email your enquiry to media.relations@justice.qld.gov.au.