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 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.
The taskforce has a multi-agency plan to help address youth offending.
The taskforce has an information sharing and services coordination memorandum of understanding in place for key departments.
Online form for service providers to sign up to the Multi-agency Collaborative Panel Information Sharing Arrangement.
A listing of service providers who have signed up to the Multi-agency Collaborative Panel Information Sharing Arrangement.