Is Coercive Control Going To Become A Criminal Offence In Queensland?

Criminalising coercive control has been on the state’s agenda since the murder of Hannah Clarke and her three children in 2020

The Queensland government says it will fully implement all 89 recommendations of a landmark women’s safety task force, including introducing new laws to criminalise coercive control and holding a four-month inquiry into “widespread cultural issues” within the state’s police service.