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Coronavirus and Court: Covid-19 FAQ

FAQ: I have been issued with a notice to appear in Court for a new charge – do I need to attend? My matter is already before the Court – do I need to attend? What will happen to persons in custody? My licence is currently suspended awaiting Court to…
March 23, 2020
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An introduction to the Court Link program

Ipswich was the third court in Queensland to offer defendants facing criminal charges with the opportunity to participate in the Court Link program. Court Link is a program designed solely to address and overcome underlying causes behind criminal offending. This article explores the program in more detail to help understand…
November 21, 2019
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An introduction to the new Ipswich Murri Court

After its closure in 2012, the Ipswich Murri Court is due to re-open in June 2019. We’ve highlighted some basic information for those wanting to know more about this unique and important initiative. WHY THE MURRI COURT IS IMPORTANT Our Indigenous population is grossly over-represented in the prison system. The…
June 7, 2019