Why Join QJA?

When you become a member of QJA you:

are connected to and supported by, a network of people like you, dedicated to providing best practice service to the community as Justices of the Peace or Commissioners for Declarations.

Who are QJA?

Queensland Justices Association is a not for profit member association for Justices of the Peace and Commissioners for Declaration.  We are independent of government and business and are self-funded.
Queensland Justices Association:
  • offers practical, hands-on experience and advice for JP Practice
  • has a State-wide network of branches with local knowledge and support
  • provides and continues to develop a range of member resources and tools to help you keep your skills up to date
  • undertakes advocacy to all levels of government on behalf of our members and JPs in general
  • recognises that honorary justices perform their duties in many different places and industries including courthouses, hospitals and aged care facilities, community organisations, privately at their homes, and at their workplace.
  • is Australia’s largest and Queensland’s most established JP Association

Member Benefits

  • Access to our range of member resources, tools and quizzes
  • Discounts on our regional and urban workshops
  • Coverage under our insurance policy for voluntary workers and liability
  • A free will prepared for you and your spouse
  • Receive our quarterly journal and newsletters

Our Vision is to be the pre-eminent organisation for Queensland's honorary justices.  We are committed to being the centre of excellence through a combination of leadership, training, professional development and advocacy.




    Refresher Workshop:   South Pine QJA at Eatons Hill Saturday 5th March 2016  Register

    Refresher Workshop:   Brisbane North QJA at Mitchelton Saturday 18th June 2016  Register

    International Womens Day:   The Great Debate Sunday 6th March 2016  Details soon

    Branch Meetings

    • Gold Coast: Tuesday 9th February 2016 6:30pm Southport Yacht Club, 1 Macarthur Parade Main Beach
    • Brisbane North: Monday 15th February 2016 7:00pm  Grange Library, 79 Evelyn Street, Grange
    • Toowoomba: Monday 15th February 2016 5:30pm, Dr Price Meeting Room, 6 Little Street, Toowoomba
    • Ipswich:        Tuesday 16th February 2016 7:00pm, Ipswich RSL Services Club, 5a Lowry Street, North Ipswich
    • Mackay: Wednesday 17th February 2016 7:00pm St Joseph's Church Hall, Grendon Street, North Mackay
    • Gladstone QJA  Tuesday 23rd February 2016 7:00pm, Qld Transport,  2 Paterson Street Gladstone
    • Maroochydore: Thursday 7th April 2016 6:00pm Lifepointe Baptist Church, 186 Wises Road, North Buderim


Established in 1918, Queensland Justices Association (QJA) is Queensland's largest and oldest professional organisation for honorary justices (JPs and C.Decs). With over 6,000 members and 40 branches and contact groups, our members volunteer their services throughout Queensland.

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Business Hours

Our Signing Facility hours at Woolloongabba are:

  • Monday-Friday: 11:00am to 3:00pm
  • Saturday & Sunday: closed

Our State Office business hours are:

  • Monday-Thursday: 8:30am to 4:30pm
  • Friday: 7:30am to 3:30pm
  • Saturday & Sunday: closed

Contact Us

Location Map and Contact Form
Phone:   (07) 3392 2455 or  Toll Free 1800 061 423
Fax:       (07) 3392 2955
    751 Stanley Street, Woolloongabba, Qld.
Postal Address
     PO Box 8419, Woolloongabba, Qld, 4102
Email:      admin @ qja.com.au