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Types of crime

  • Sentencing fines and penalties for offences

    Information about different types of crime, including penalties and tips for preventing crime.

  • Hooning

    Find out about the penalties for hooning, including impounding, immobilising and confiscating vehicles.

  • Graffiti

    Graffiti or ‘tagging’ is a form of vandalism. Find out about penalties for defacing property and how to remove and report graffiti.

  • Shoplifting, stealing, fraud and burglary

    Find out about shoplifting, stealing, fraud and burglary—what they involve, what the penalties are, and how to prevent offences occurring in your home or business.

  • Drug offences

    There are a large number of offenses you can be charged with in connection with illegal drugs. The penalties vary according to the type and amount of drugs involved.

  • Assault, sexual assault and stalking

    Find information about different types of serious crime, including maximum penalties that apply in Queensland.

  • Murder, attempted murder and manslaughter

    Information about different types of crime, including penalties and tips for preventing crime.

  • Transport fare evasion report fare evasion

    You must pay if you travel on public transport. Far evasion is an offence.

Last updated
17 July 2015

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