What can you access online?
The Justice portfolio covers the areas of Justice Services and Fair and Safe Work including: the Child Saftey Director, Corporate Service, The Office of Fair Trading, The Office of Liquor and Gaming. Workplace Health and Safety Board and Committees, Electrical Safety Board and Committees, Industrial Relations Education Committee. Statutory authorities overseen by the department including, WorkCover Queensland, QLeave, QCOMP and Queensland Industrial Relations Commission and Court.
The department administers the court system, tribunals and agencies established to protect Queenslanders’ rights and justice business and executive support services. It provides community justice services and legal advice to government.
Legislation (Office of the Queensland Parliamentary Counsel)
Access to full text of Queensland Acts (all current; as passed from 1963), subordinate legislation (from 1991), bills (from 1992) and repealed legislation. Also provides information on Queensland legislation including annotations and publications and the Office of the Queeensland Parliamentary Counsel.
Covers the Supreme Court including the Mental Health Court; District Court including the Planning and Environment Court and Childrens Court; and Magistrates Court including the Childrens Court and Coroners Court. Also includes the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal. This website provides full text of judgements, daily court lists, court calenders and court documents in addition to information about the courts.
The Queensland Law Reform Commission is an independent statutory body funded by the Queensland Government. It makes recommendations on areas of law in need of reform, and submits reports to the Attorney-General which are required to be tabled in Parliament. This site gives you online access to the Commission’s recent publications. You can also electronically submit responses to the Commission’s papers.
The Queensland Parliament is unique among Australian states in that it is now the only state parliament to have just one chamber, following the abolition of the Legislative Council in 1922.
This website provides information on Parliament and the work of the Legislative Assembly including Hansard, Bills and legislation of the current parliament and tabled papers.Also provides information on Committees and Members including full text of speeches and Committee reports.