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Strong progress on community youth crime solutions

Minister for Child Safety, Youth and Women and Minister for the Prevention of Domestic and Family Violence | The Honourable Di Farmer | 16 September at 12:36pm
The Palaszczuk Government is well on track to implementing all the recommendations contained in Major General Stuart Smith’s report into Townsville youth crime within the recommended timelines.

Renewed efforts to solve 1975 Townsville murder

Minister for Police and Minister for Corrective Services | The Honourable Mark Ryan | 4 September at 4:32pm
Today the Minister for Police and Corrective Services has backed a fresh appeal by the Queensland Police Service for information relating to the 1975 murder of Catherine Pamela Graham in Townsville.

More police coming to Townsville

Minister for Police and Minister for Corrective Services | The Honourable Mark Ryan | 2 September at 5:51am
The Honourable Mark Ryan, MP Minister for Police and Minister for Corrective Services and Commissioner Katarina Carroll have announced 53 new police officers will be permanently based in Townsville by the end of 2020.

Townsville youth transition to a brighter future

Minister for Child Safety, Youth and Women and Minister for the Prevention of Domestic and Family Violence | The Honourable Di Farmer | 29 August at 4:43pm
A group of young offenders and at-risk youth in Townsville are the latest to complete a Queensland Government program proven to successfully reduce reoffending.

New board to increase community service projects for young offenders

Minister for Child Safety, Youth and Women and Minister for the Prevention of Domestic and Family Violence | The Honourable Di Farmer | 28 August at 2:03pm
The Palaszczuk Government has moved to implement a key recommendation from Major General Stuart Smith’s report into Townsville crime, with the creation of a new community-based board.

Zero children in Brisbane City Watch House

Minister for Child Safety, Youth and Women and Minister for the Prevention of Domestic and Family Violence | The Honourable Di Farmer | 17 July at 2:43pm
As of this morning, 17 July 2019, there were zero children held on remand in the Brisbane City Watch House.

$7M for Townsville’s Lighthouse Service

Minister for Child Safety, Youth and Women and Minister for the Prevention of Domestic and Family Violence | The Honourable Di Farmer | 16 July at 8:00am
The Palaszczuk Government is backing local Townsville service The Lighthouse into the future with funding of almost $7 million through until 2023.

Public Safety Response Team Capability for Townsville

Minister for Police and Minister for Corrective Services | The Honourable Mark Ryan | 14 June at 7:00pm
Townsville now has a PSRT capability to boost community safety.

Police launch new recruitment drive

Minister for Police and Minister for Corrective Services | The Honourable Mark Ryan | 14 June at 10:17am
The Queensland Police Service has today launched a new recruitment drive to attract a diversity of applicants.

Youth Justice Budget on track for long-term reform

Minister for Child Safety, Youth and Women and Minister for the Prevention of Domestic and Family Violence | The Honourable Di Farmer | 11 June at 9:00pm
An historic 2019-20 State Budget for Queensland’s youth justice system will help keep communities safe, reduce offending and re-offending, and hold young offenders to account.

More funding to keep Cairns community safe

Minister for Child Safety, Youth and Women and Minister for the Prevention of Domestic and Family Violence | The Honourable Di Farmer | 30 April at 4:17pm
The Palaszczuk Government will take further steps to address youth crime in Cairns, with new funding to improve community safety announced today.

More funding of $19.2 million to keep Townsville safe

Minister for Child Safety, Youth and Women and Minister for the Prevention of Domestic and Family Violence | The Honourable Di Farmer | 30 April at 2:49pm
The Palaszczuk Government will take further steps to address youth crime in Townsville, with new funding to improve community safety announced today.

Palaszczuk Government announces historic new investment in Youth Justice reform

Minister for Child Safety, Youth and Women and Minister for the Prevention of Domestic and Family Violence | The Honourable Di Farmer | 30 April at 1:01pm
The Palaszczuk Government today announced a record investment in Queensland’s youth justice system.

Cleveland Youth Detention Centre beds come online

Minister for Child Safety, Youth and Women and Minister for the Prevention of Domestic and Family Violence | The Honourable Di Farmer | 4 April at 11:39am
Two new units at the Cleveland Youth Detention Centre have opened, increasing the centre’s capacity.

Construction crime investigators call for submissions

Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 27 March at 9:47am
A crack team of special investigators today starts work on exposing building industry rip-offs that have left thousands of Queensland sub-contractors out of pocket.

QPS Water Police take drug testing to the waterways

Minister for Police and Minister for Corrective Services | The Honourable Mark Ryan | 13 February at 7:30am
Minister for Police and Minister for Corrective Services, the Honourable Mark Ryan MP, today announced a trial of on-water drug testing and enforcement for the Queensland Police Service.

Townsville officers congratulated at ceremony

Minister for Police and Minister for Corrective Services | The Honourable Mark Ryan | 13 December 2018 at 1:00pm
Today, Minister for Police and Minister for Corrective Services, the Honourable Mark Ryan MP, Thuringowa MP Aaron Harper and Townsville MP Scott Stewart, joined Commissioner Ian Stewart in congratulating and honouring the achievements and commitment of officers from the Townsvill ...

Minister congratulates Project Booyah graduates

Minister for Police and Minister for Corrective Services | The Honourable Mark Ryan | 20 November 2018 at 6:00pm
Minister for Police and Minister for Corrective Services, the Honourable Mark Ryan, congratulated 11 Project Booyah participants from the Redcliffe and Pine Rivers area who graduated today.

Townsville police numbers higher than QPS allocation

Minister for Police and Minister for Corrective Services | The Honourable Mark Ryan | 18 October 2018 at 11:33am
Police Minister Mark Ryan says the latest data shows Townsville currently has more police officers than the QPS allocation.

$12 million boost to fight sexual violence in Queensland

Minister for Child Safety, Youth and Women and Minister for the Prevention of Domestic and Family Violence | The Honourable Di Farmer | 31 July 2018 at 5:00pm
The Palaszczuk Government will invest a further $12 million in to new and expanded initiatives across Queensland to fight the scourge of sexual violence.

Community-led proposals welcomed on youth crime issues

Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 19 July 2018 at 5:34pm
Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has welcomed the Townsville community’s continued feedback and ideas on how to reduce youth crime and improve public safety.

Bob Atkinson report to guide new Youth Justice strategy

Minister for Child Safety, Youth and Women and Minister for the Prevention of Domestic and Family Violence | The Honourable Di Farmer | 13 July 2018 at 11:00am
Early intervention to stop young people going off the rails is the key to cutting youth crime, according to a new report on Queensland’s Youth Justice system.

Budget boosts justice resources

Attorney-General and Minister for Justice | The Honourable Yvette D'Ath | 13 June 2018 at 10:15am
There will be more prosecutors in the courts and the Crime and Corruption Commission will be better placed to process digital evidence on a 24-7 basis, as a result of the Palaszczuk Government State Budget 2018-19 announced yesterday.

Police back to school for property crime operation

Minister for Police and Minister for Corrective Services | The Honourable Mark Ryan | 17 April 2018 at 12:00pm
A coordinated policing operation has safeguarded Townsville schools over the Easter break.

Three new judges appointed

Attorney-General and Minister for Justice | The Honourable Yvette D'Ath | 8 March 2018 at 2:38pm
Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Yvette D’Ath today announced the appointment of three new judges for Queensland.