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Committee Secretariat Contact

Parliament House George Street Brisbane Qld 4000

Phone: 07 3553 6663


Committee Membership

Ms Sandy Bolton MP, Member for Noosa (Chair)
Ms Jonty Bush MP, Member for Cooper (Deputy Chair)
Mr Aaron Harper MP, Member for Thuringowa
Mrs Laura Gerber MP, Member for Currumbin
Mr Jim McDonald MP, Member for Lockyer
Mr Dan Purdie MP, Member for Ninderry
Mr Adrian Tantari MP, Member for Hervey Bay

Functions of the Committee

The Youth Justice Reform Select Committee of the 57th Parliament was established by the Queensland Legislative Assembly on 12 October 2023 as a select committee to examine:

  1. ongoing reforms to the youth justice system; and
  2. support for victims of crime

Inquiry Webpage

Want to know more? To read the terms of reference and keep up to date with the inquiry’s timeline for public proceedings and future events, view the inquiry webpage here.

Call for Submissions

The committee invites written submissions from all interested parties addressing any aspect of the terms of reference.

The committee is calling for submissions from key stakeholders, including victims of crime, people with lived experience of the youth justice system, service providers, experts and practitioners working in the field.

To find out more about how you can make a submission to the Inquiry into Youth Justice Reform in Queensland, click here.

The closing date for written submissions is 12.00pm, Wednesday 10 January 2024.

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Published Minutes

From time to time committees can resolve to publish minutes of their private meetings. Minutes published by the Committee are available by clicking the All Publications tab and selecting Minutes as the Publication Type.  


Dr Amanda Beem, Committee Secretary
Dr Susan Dodsworth, Assistant Committee Secretary
Ms Alethea Briggs, Committee Support Officer


Please note that not all committee hearings and briefings are broadcast.

Watch live and archived broadcasts of the Youth Justice Reform Select Committee here.