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We are a Registered Training Organisation (RTO number 31906) delivering the accredited pre-appointment courses for those wanting to become Justices of the Peace (JPs) or Commissioners for Declarations (Cdecs).

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QJA provides a comprehensive calendar of local Events and Workshops including our showpiece Annual State Conference.

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Latest News



Posted on 19/06/2021
QJA is implementing its own in-house accreditation program using its current and available resources. QJA accreditation will be granted to successfully program participants - for an initial 5-year term when a reaccreditation process will apply.


Becoming a JP is not just for the retired

Posted on 8/07/2021
When you say "JP" some people think of a retired bank manager volunteering at a signing desk in a shopping centre, so they might not have considered that JPs are not always retirees.


New Look Website

Posted on 8/07/2021
The QJA has redeveloped our main website and we hope you like the new look.


New Look Magazine

Posted on 21/06/2021
Welcome! This is our new look “journal” with a new name and layout, we hope you enjoy.



Posted on 21/06/2021
It can be stressful to be buying or selling real estate. Real estate is, for most people their most expensive asset, so whether it is your first home you are buying or selling or a subsequent one, this is a really significant transaction.



Posted on 16/06/2021
VIP Guests include Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, Attorney-General for Queensland & Gold Coast City Mayor

Latest Events

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Branch Forum 2021 A
QJA Strategic Direction and role of the branch

When: September 23, 2021
Where: QLD
Brisbane Classroom JP Weekend October
10794NAT Course in Community Justice Services (JP Qual) Saturday and Sunday To achieve competency, upon completion of the 2-days training students will be required to successfully complete an online Assessment that includes a multiple-choice quiz, short answers questions and practice documents.

When: October 9–10, 2021
Where: Yeerongpilly, QLD
Branch Forum 2021 B
QJA Governance, rules, by-laws and compliance

When: October 17, 2021
Where: QLD
Branch Forum 2021 C
Client and member services and QJA operations

When: October 23, 2021
Where: QLD
Branch Forum 2021 D
Connecting with the Branch Community and measuring branch success

When: October 27, 2021
Where: QLD