Youth Justice taskforce

On 9 February 2021, the Premier announced a suite of reforms to address serious youth offending in Queensland. A Youth Justice Taskforce was also established to provide whole-of-government strategic leadership and advice to help reduce recidivist youth offending and  promote community safety.

A key function of the Taskforce’s is to promote and strengthen coordination between various agencies to reduce youth recidivism.  

The Taskforce is led by Queensland Police Service and has members from several government agencies, including the Department of Children, Youth Justice and Multicultural Affairs.