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Palaszczuk Government Restores Drug Court Axed by LNP

Attorney-General and Minister for Justice and Minister for Training and Skills | The Honourable Yvette D'Ath | 24 October at 5:19pm
As promised, the Palaszczuk Government has reinstated the Drug Court in Queensland.

Youth crime blitz delivers results in first year

Minister for Disability Services, Minister for Seniors and Minister Assisting the Premier on North Queensland | The Honourable Coralee O'Rourke | 18 October at 12:41pm
The overall crime rate in Townsville has dropped by about eight per cent since the Palaszczuk Government in October 2016 rolled out a comprehensive, community-led plan to tackle youth crime.

More police hit the beat to crack down on crime

Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Services and Minister for Corrective Services | The Honourable Mark Ryan | 13 October at 12:34pm
Up to 78 First Year Constables will hit the beat across the State over the coming months as the Queensland Police Service continues to crack down crime.

D’Ath: LNP should hang their heads in shame

Attorney-General and Minister for Justice and Minister for Training and Skills | The Honourable Yvette D'Ath | 21 September at 8:52am
Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Yvette D’Ath has called on the LNP to stop scaring the community about youth crime in their desperate bid to win votes.

Back to country for juvenile Indigenous offenders

Minister for Disability Services, Minister for Seniors and Minister Assisting the Premier on North Queensland | The Honourable Coralee O'Rourke | 1 September at 9:00am
Townsville Elders will take Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander offenders and their parents out on country, as part of a new youth justice cultural mentoring program set to begin in October.

Townsville youth aid local charities

Minister for Disability Services, Minister for Seniors and Minister Assisting the Premier on North Queensland | The Honourable Coralee O'Rourke | 31 August at 10:30am
The Palaszczuk Government’s Transition 2 Success program is making a difference in Townsville, with 11 participants graduating today with a Certificate II in Engineering Pathways and some who have already secured traineeships with local businesses.

Palaszczuk Government committed to tackling youth crime

Attorney-General and Minister for Justice and Minister for Training and Skills | The Honourable Yvette D'Ath | 18 August at 11:07am
The Palaszczuk Government is committed to tackling youth crime and breaking the cycle of offending in the long term.

‘Deadly’ new police patrol cars on reconciliation journey

Minister for Disability Services, Minister for Seniors and Minister Assisting the Premier on North Queensland | The Honourable Coralee O'Rourke | 28 July at 11:02am
A commitment by the Queensland Police Service to advance reconciliation in Townsville has been marked with the unveiling of two new police cars adorned with specially designed Indigenous artwork.

More Body Worn Cameras for Queensland Police

Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Services and Minister for Corrective Services | The Honourable Mark Ryan | 20 July at 12:15pm
Minister for Police Mark Ryan has today announced the commencement of stage two of the Queensland Police Service (QPS) statewide roll out of body worn cameras (BWC).

Reward offered in serious police assault investigation

Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Services and Minister for Corrective Services | The Honourable Mark Ryan | 3 July at 11:30am
A $100,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for seriously assaulting a female officer in Townsville 10 years ago has been announced today.

Extra 20 police officers to join Townsville RAP

Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Services and Minister for Corrective Services | The Honourable Mark Ryan | 23 June at 12:45pm
Twenty extra Rapid Action Patrol police officers will boost frontline services in Townsville reaffirming the Palaszczuk Government’s commitment to prioritise the safety and security of our State through increased resources and infrastructure.

Palaszczuk Government delivers resources to target drug driving

Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Services and Minister for Corrective Services | The Honourable Mark Ryan | 13 June at 6:15pm
Police will be able to super charge their efforts in removing drug drivers from Queensland roads as part of a series of community safety measures announced in today’s State Budget.

State Budget boosts new justice initiatives

Attorney-General and Minister for Justice and Minister for Training and Skills | The Honourable Yvette D'Ath | 13 June at 4:00pm
Attorney-General and Minister for Justice, Yvette D’Ath,  says today’s State Budget will fund more job-creating capital works at courts across the State; increase staff in the Director of Public Prosecutions criminal confiscations unit; continue the roll-out of Domestic Violence ...

Premier congratulates Queensland Greats

Premier and Minister for the Arts | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 6 June at 9:15pm
Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has honoured the achievements of outstanding Queenslanders, announcing the 2017 Queensland Greats as part of today’s Queensland Day celebrations.

Calls for local Indigenous groups to joint fight against youth crime

Minister for Disability Services, Minister for Seniors and Minister Assisting the Premier on North Queensland | The Honourable Coralee O'Rourke | 29 May at 4:44pm
Local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander groups can join the fight against youth crime, with tender applications now open for funding to deliver cultural mentoring in Townsville.

Consorting laws hitting organised crime

Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Services and Minister for Corrective Services | The Honourable Mark Ryan | 11 May at 10:09am
The Palaszczuk Government together with the Queensland Police Service continue its tough stance against serious and organised crime networks following the introduction of Consorting Laws in Queensland.

Revving up for a great future for Townsville at-risk kids

Minister for Disability Services, Minister for Seniors and Minister Assisting the Premier on North Queensland | The Honourable Coralee O'Rourke | 3 May at 10:06am
NQ Classic Muscle Car Restoration, a great local business that restores classic muscle cars is helping 12 at-risk Townsville young people get skilled up for jobs in the industry.

Palaszczuk Government commits $6.2 million to Youth Justice

Attorney-General and Minister for Justice and Minister for Training and Skills | The Honourable Yvette D'Ath | 26 April at 12:12pm
The Palaszczuk Government has committed $6.2 million to implement recommendations made in the Independent Review of Youth Detention, which has been released today.

Funding boost to support Townsville sexual assault victims

Minister for Disability Services, Minister for Seniors and Minister Assisting the Premier on North Queensland | The Honourable Coralee O'Rourke | 19 April at 10:46am
Sexual assault victims in Townsville will continue to have access to 24/7 support, with a funding boost for the North Queensland Combined Women’s Services, known as the Women’s Centre.

New after-hours drop-in centre helps keep youth off the streets

Minister for Disability Services, Minister for Seniors and Minister Assisting the Premier on North Queensland | The Honourable Coralee O'Rourke | 17 March at 12:06pm
Efforts to reduce youth crime and the number of kids wandering the streets after dark in Townsville has been boosted with the opening of the city’s first after-hours drop-in centre for kids.

New intensive case management to target repeat young offenders

Attorney-General and Minister for Justice and Minister for Training and Skills | The Honourable Yvette D'Ath | 10 March at 9:00am
Efforts to reduce crime by a group of repeat juvenile offenders in Townsville have received a boost with six new intensive case managers now on the ground.

Major overhaul for parole system to keep Queenslanders safe

Premier and Minister for the Arts | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 16 February at 9:00am
The Palaszczuk Government will implement the most comprehensive overhaul of Queensland’s parole system in a century to make the community safer with tougher and stricter supervision of parolees and improved rehabilitation of offenders.

Plan to tackle ice drug developed with communities

Premier and Minister for the Arts | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 15 February at 10:15am
The Palaszczuk Government’s multi-pronged strategy to tackle the evil of the drug ice (crystal methamphetamine) will go the heart of this growing problem by developing solutions directly with the communities battling the effects of the insidious drug.

Qld Government fires up basketball competition for girls in care

Minister for Disability Services, Minister for Seniors and Minister Assisting the Premier on North Queensland | The Honourable Coralee O'Rourke | 7 February at 9:35am
Young women and girls in care in Townsville will have the opportunity to be mentored by local sporting stars and develop their basketball skills, thanks to a renewed partnership between the Queensland Government and JCU Townsville Fire.

New Court part of Townsville youth crime response

Premier and Minister for the Arts | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 27 January at 9:30am
A new Specialist High Risk Youth Court will hold its first sittings in Townsville next week as part of the Palaszczuk Government’s response to youth crime and its causes.