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Authority Structure

Reporting structure and organisation

The Board reports to the Attorney-General and Minister for Justice 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
Lawyer Ms Kara Thomson
Community Interest Representatives Ms Bianca Stringer
  Ms Summer Gwynne