How does parole work in Queensland?

Parole orders are used to prevent a defendant from reoffending in the community and to protect the safety of the community.  A parole order allows a defendant to be supervised in the community for the duration of the order by the Department of Corrective Services who can impose conditions on where and how they live. … Continue reading How does parole work in Queensland?

Will my drug charges be finalised in the Magistrates, District or Supreme Court?

If you have been charged with an offence related to drugs in Queensland you will be required to attend the local Magistrates Court in the first instance.  There are some drug charges that can be determined in the Magistrates Court either on a plea of guilty or not guilty.  There are, however, some drug charges … Continue reading Will my drug charges be finalised in the Magistrates, District or Supreme Court?