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    Corrective Services Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2008 (No 2)
    After two years since the commencement of the Corrective Services Act 2006 there have been a number of policy issues that have needed refinement as a part of on-going review of corrective services legislation. The amendments proposed by this Bill can be categorised as either (i) amendments designed to update legislation in line with policy updates and business practice of Queensland Corrective Ser

    Community consultation on reform of low security custody in Qld
    In 2006, Queensland Corrective Services conducted a review to examine the roles and functions of correctional facilities in Queensland. The review resulted in the public release of the report entitled, A Review of the Roles and Functions of Correctional Centres in Queensland – 2006-2015, which was designed to provide a guide for planning, the effective distribution of resources and the implementat

    Prisoner Employment Policy and Action Plan 2008-2011
    In November 2006, the Innovative Prison Industries Project was established by Queensland Corrective Services to carry out a review of its existing prison industries program. The Prisoner Employment Policy and Action Plan 2008-2011 was developed as part of the Innovative Prison Industries Project. The Prisoner Employment Policy outlines how Queensland Corrective Services will adhere to Natio

    Accommodation of low risk women prisoners
    Low security correctional centres offer women prisoners the best opportunity to rehabilitate, make reparation to the community, develop vocational skills and reintegrate back into the community after release. Numinbah Correctional Centre will be decommissioned as a men’s correctional centre. The male prisoners currently at Numinbah Correctional Centre will be transferred to other low security cor

    Appointments to the Parole Boards
    The Queensland Parole Board, the Southern Queensland Regional Parole Board and the Central and Northern Queensland Regional Parole Board are independent statutory bodies established under the Corrective Services Act 2006. The parole boards determine parole applications from prisoners who are serving sentences in excess of three years, all sex offenders and offenders determined to be serious violen

    Criminal Law Amendment (Public Interest Declaration) Amendment Bill 2013
    The Criminal Law Amendment (Public Interest Declarations) Amendment Bill 2013 amended the Criminal Law Amendment Act 1945 to empower the Governor in Council to declare that a relevant person must be detained under that Act. The Governor in Council may make a ‘public interest declaration’ if satisfied it is in the public interest to make the declaration. A ‘relevant person’ is a person who is subj

    Criminal Law Criminal Organisations Disruptions Bill 2013
    To deliver on the commitment to implement tougher laws to tackle criminal gangs, the Government has implemented a comprehensive package of legislative reforms contained in three Acts: the Tattoo Parlours Act 2013, the Vicious and Lawless Association Disestablishment Act 2013 and the Criminal Law (Criminal Organisations Disruption) Amendment Act 2013. As foreshadowed in Parliament during the Octob

    Youth Justice and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2015
    A first stage of reforms has been completed in relation to legislative amendments to the Youth Justice Act 1992, Childrens Court Act 1992, and Penalties and Sentencing Act 1992. The Youth Justice and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2015 provides for the: reinstatement of both the sentencing principle in the Youth Justice Act 1992 that a detention order and detaining of a child in custody for an

    Corrective Services (Parole Board) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2017
    On 9 August 2016, the Premier and Minister for the Arts announced an independent review into the parole system in Queensland following the alleged murder of an elderly Townsville woman by a man on parole following his release from the Townsville Correctional Centre that same day. Mr Walter Sofronoff QC was appointed to conduct the review. On 1 December 2016, Mr Sofronoff delivered his report to t

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