Month: October 2016

PLS successful in having Queensland Corrective Services reconsider its decision

Prisoner X received a 5 year sentence to be suspended after 2 years in custody in the Northern Territory. In the Northern Territory, a sentencing judge can impose conditions on a suspended sentence compared to Queensland where a suspended sentence only contains one condition, not to commit an offence. Prisoner X received a set of …

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PLS provides submission as part of the Review of Queensland Parole Board

In September 2016 the Premier, the Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk announced a review of the Queensland Parole system. The review  to be conducted by Walter Sofronoff QC has been asked to report back to the Premier by the end of November 2016. The PLS supports the terms of reference of the review and has provided a …

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