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Budget boosts justice resources

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

Police seize illegal firearms as part of statewide blitz

Minister for Police and Minister for Corrective Services | The Honourable Mark Ryan | 26 February at 12:00pm
A statewide police operation aimed at seizing illegal firearms to prevent firearms-related offences has netted 869 weapons since it began on February 1.

Historic youth justice reforms commence today

Minister for Child Safety, Youth and Women and Minister for the Prevention of Domestic and Family Violence | The Honourable Di Farmer | 12 February at 3:20pm
The Palaszczuk Government’s historic youth justice reforms will commence from today, with 17-year-olds coming in to the justice system to be treated as juveniles.

Police Minister and Commissioner meet with Major General

Minister for Police and Minister for Corrective Services | The Honourable Mark Ryan | 31 January at 9:00pm
Police Minister Mark Ryan and Police Commissioner Ian Stewart have met with Townsville’s community champion, Major General Stuart Lyle Smith AO.

Queensland juvenile justice reforms announced last year will commence on February 12

Minister for Child Safety, Youth and Women and Minister for the Prevention of Domestic and Family Violence | The Honourable Di Farmer | 29 January at 3:00pm
Queensland will treat 17 year-olds under Youth Justice laws instead of as adults from February 12, delivering on a Palaszczuk Government promise and bringing the state into line with legislation in all other Australian jurisdictions.

Five of the Service's finest nationally recognised

Minister for Police and Minister for Corrective Services | The Honourable Mark Ryan | 26 January at 9:00am
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Minister thanks the unsung heroes of Corrective Services

Minister for Police and Minister for Corrective Services | The Honourable Mark Ryan | 19 January at 12:45pm
Corrective Services Minister Mark Ryan has lauded Queensland Corrective Services’ unsung heroes and quiet achievers on National Corrections Day today.