Reporting structure and organisation
The Board reports to the Attorney-General and Minister for Justice, Minister for Women and Minister for the Prevention of Domestic and Family Violence, and the Parliament of Queensland.
The Authority Board
The PLA Board has eight members including the Chairperson. The Board is supported by the Office of the Prostitution Licensing Authority.
Our current board members meet the legal requirements for:
- an independent Chairperson
- experienced and qualified representatives across sectors.
|PLA Chairperson||Hon. Colin Forrest S.C.|
|Queensland Police Service (QPS)||Chief Superintendent (Crime), Crime and Intelligence Command|
|Crime and Corruption Commission (CCC)||Ms Sharon Loder|
|Local government representative||Mr Greg Chemello|
|Health practitioner representative||Ms Narelle Dickenson|
|Legal representative||Mr Paul Tully|
|Community interest representative||Ms Lynette Palmen AM|
|Community interest representative||Ms Frances de la Cuesta Hunt|
Reporting and resources
Read annual reports and planning resources from the Queensland Prostitution Licensing Authority.
There are strict laws about how brothels can operate in Queensland. Brothel operators must hold a brothel licence granted by the Authority.