Penalties for assaults of public officers
The Council is reviewing penalties for assaults on police and other frontline emergency service workers, corrective services officers and other public officers following Terms of Reference being referred by the Attorney-General and Minister for Justice, the Honourable Yvette D’Ath MP, in early December 2019.
- Terms of Reference
- Media release – 6 December 2019
- Media release – 13 January 2020
- About assault, offences and mandatory sentencing
- Sentencing @ a glance – Serious assault
The Council is inviting preliminary feedback to identify key issues to explore in responding to the reference. Feedback received will inform the Council’s approach to the reference and questions identified for further consultation.
The Council has extended the deadline for written feedback to 5pm, Tuesday 28 January 2020.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org, or write to:
Queensland Sentencing Advisory Council
GPO Box 2360
Brisbane QLD 4001
The Council must report back to the Attorney-General by 30 June 2020.