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    Dangerous Prisoners (Sexual Offenders) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2009
    The Dangerous Prisoners (Sexual Offenders) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2009 (the Bill) amends the Dangerous Prisoners (Sexual Offenders) Act 2003 and the Penalties and Sentences Act 1992. The Bill is the product of a review of Queensland’s public protection legislation. A review report entitled “A New Public Protection Model for the Management of High Risk Sexual and Violent Offenders

    Youth Violence Taskforce Report 2007
    In October 2006, following the tragic death of teenager Matthew Stanley, the Queensland Government announced the formation of the Youth Violence Taskforce (Taskforce). The Taskforce was made up of Government representatives, community members and young people. Over 12 months the Youth Violence Taskforce examined ways to reduce incidents of violent behaviour involving young people with a view t

    Queensland Government Strategy to reduce domestic and family violence 2009-14
    Domestic and family violence is a serious and complex issue. Women and children are most often the victims of violence in the home and within their relationships. Indigenous victims of violence are more likely to be seriously injured and intimate partner homicides are double that of other types of homicide. People from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, people from rural and remote

    Organised Crime Control Bill 2009
    In May 2009 the Queensland Government publicly committed to introducing legislative measures aimed at preventing, detecting and disrupting organised criminal activity in Queensland. In April 2009 the Standing Committee of Attorneys-General (SCAG) also agreed to develop a comprehensive national response to combat organised crime. The preparation of this bill will deliver on the Government’s commit

    Alcohol Related violence - inquiry
    On 4 August 2009, the Law, Justice and Safety Committee received a referral from Parliament to conduct an inquiry into alcohol-related violence. As this is a matter of interest to many government agencies a whole-of-Government submission was prepared. Cabinet approved the whole-of-Government submission being provided to the inquiry. Attachments Letter Premier to Committee 6 October 2009 Queensla

    Outcomes of the evaluation of the One Punch Can Kill Campaign
    In October 2006, following the tragic death of teenager Matthew Stanley, the Queensland Government announced the formation of the Youth Violence Taskforce (Taskforce). The Taskforce was made up of Government representatives, community members and young people. Over 12 months the Youth Violence Taskforce examined ways to reduce incidents of violent behaviour involving young people with a view to re

    Criminal Code (Images of Violence Against Children)
    The Member for Moggill and Shadow Minister for Education and Training, Dr Bruce Flegg, introduced the Criminal Code (Filming or Possessing Images of Violence Against Schoolchildren) Amendment Bill 2010 as a Private Member’s Bill in March 2010. The Bill replaced the Criminal Code (Filming or Possessing Images of Violence Against Children) Amendment Bill 2009, which Dr Flegg withdrew. The Explanator

    Criminal Code (Serious Assaults on Police)
    The Member for Southern Downs and Deputy Leader for the Opposition, Mr Lawrence Springborg MP introduced the Criminal Code (Serious Assaults on Police and Particular Other Persons) Amendment Bill 2010 as a Private Member’s Bill in February 2010. The Bill proposed amendments to section 340 of the Criminal Code, which contains the offence of serious assault. The Bill aims to introduce mandatory mini

    Domestic and Family Violence Protection Act 1989
    Cabinet previously endorsed the ‘Queensland Government Strategy to Reduce Domestic and Family Violence 2009-2014’ (the Strategy) and approved the Terms of Reference for a review of the Domestic and Family Violence Protection Act 1989 (DFVPA). The Department of Communities is leading the review of the DFVPA to ensure that the Act supports the implementation of the Strategy and is effective and e

    Criminal Code (Images of Violence Against Children)
    The Member for Moggill and Shadow Minister for Education and Training, Dr Bruce Flegg, introduced the Criminal Code (Filming or Possessing Images of Violence Against Children) Amendment Bill 2009 as a Private Member’s Bill in October 2009. The Explanatory Notes to the Bill state the objective of the Bill is to amend the Criminal Code to provide protection for children who are the targets of cyber

    Community safety and alcohol reform
    In response to very high levels of alcohol related harm and violence, alcohol restrictions were rolled out in 19 discrete Indigenous communities. There was a review of the restrictions in 2008 which led to substantial reforms in alcohol management. Alcohol restrictions declared under the Liquor Act 1992 do not specify an end date. Stated government policy is that restrictions will remain in pla

    Discussion Draft Weapons Bill 2010
    In 2006, the then Minister for Police, Corrective Services and Sport announced a review of the Weapons Act 1990 (the Act) and subordinate legislation and established the Weapons Review Committee (the Committee) that considered submissions from the public, the weapons industry and the Queensland Police Service. The Committee identified over 440 proposals for legislative change to the Act, the Weap

    Queensland Government response to violence against women and their children
    The draft National Plan to Reduce Violence Against Women and their Children (2010-2022) (National Plan) sets out a framework over the next 12 years for the Australian, State and Territory governments and the non-government sector to work together to reduce violence. The National Plan, over 12 years, is built around six supporting outcomes and 59 actions in its first three-year Action Plan that c

    Liquor and Other Leg Amend Bill 2010
    On 4 August 2009, the Law, Justice and Safety Committee was requested by the Legislative Assembly to conduct an inquiry into alcohol-related violence in Queensland, with a focus on community safety and preventative measures to reduce alcohol related violence, including its ramifications. The Committee tabled the final report of the inquiry into alcohol-related violence in the Legislative Assembl

    Government Response to Sexual Offender Treatment Programs report
    In 2009, Queensland Corrective Services engaged the services of Professor Stephen Smallbone, from Griffith University’s School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, to independently evaluate the effectiveness of its sex offender treatment programs with particular reference to their impact on recidivism rates. The evaluation considered the recidivism data of 409 adult males who had served a term of

    Domestic and Family Violence Protection Amendment Bill 2011
    Domestic violence is a serious and complex issue which has significant human and economic costs. In 2009–10, the Queensland Police Service recorded 49,372 domestic and family violence occurrences, an increase of 11.5 percent on the previous year, and the courts received 22,754 applications for domestic violence orders, an increase of eight percent on the previous year. The human cost of domestic

    Weapons Amendment Bill 2011
    In 2006, the then Minister for Police, Corrective Services and Sport announced a review of the Weapons Act 1990 and subordinate legislation and established the Weapons Review Committee that considered submissions from the public, the weapons industry and the Queensland Police Service. The Committee identified over 440 proposals for legislative change to the Act, the Weapons Categories Regulation 1

    Outcome of Market Research of the One Punch Can Kill Campaign
    The One Punch Can Kill Campaign was launched in December 2007 following recommendations from the State Government’s Youth Violence Taskforce with the Department of Premier and Cabinet providing Queensland Police Service with $500,000 for the campaign. Following evaluation of the campaign in 2008, which indicated a broad recognition of the One Punch Can Kill message amongst young males aged between

    Domestic and Family Violence Protection Bill 2011
    Domestic and family violence is a serious and complex issue that affects many Queenslanders each year. The human and economic costs are significant. Women and children die as a result of domestic and family violence, work and educational opportunities are affected and people become homeless. In 2009–10, the Queensland Police Service recorded 49,372 domestic and family violence occurrences, an incr

    Premier’s Special Taskforce on Domestic and Family Violence in Queensland
    The Queensland Government is committed to making Queensland a safe place for everyone to live. There has been an increase in occurrences of domestic and family violence in recent years. Queensland’s domestic and family violence support system is complex, with several government departments administering police, legal, housing and other support services. There are also a number of non-government o

    Qld Govt Action Plan to stop alcohol and drug-related violence
    Alcohol and drug-related violence is a significant problem for Queensland. Violent and anti-social patrons of licensed venues have a disproportionate impact on Queensland’s nightlife. Their aggressive and irresponsible conduct has harmful and sometimes tragic results. Following public consultation through an online survey, “An action plan to restore responsible behaviour and respect, stamp out alc

    Report of the Taskforce on Domestic and Family Violence
    The Queensland Government is committed to making Queensland a safe place for everyone to live. Domestic and family violence is a serious and complex issue resulting in significant human and economic costs to Queenslanders and the Queensland economy. The Taskforce, chaired by The Honourable Dame Quentin Bryce AD CVO, was established on 10 August 2014. Its Terms of Reference and membership were anno

    Tackling Alcohol-Fuelled Violence Legislation Amendment Bill 2015
    The Government has committed to taking action to address alcohol-related harm in and around Queensland’s licensed venues. To achieve this the Government is implementing a comprehensive policy framework to tackle alcohol-fuelled violence (the Policy), based on evidence and best-practice approaches. This Policy includes both legislative and non-legislative elements, and also provides for the contin

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    12 May, 2016

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