Fines

We issue fines for things like:

  • illegal parking
  • littering
  • animal infringements
  • not complying with local laws.

We use penalty units to calculate fines. In Queensland the current value of one penalty unit (for 2019 – 2020) is $133.45.

Each type of offence attracts a number of penalty units (e.g. if you park in a disabled parking bay this attracts two penalty units – 2 penalty units x $133.45 = $266.90, rounded down to $266).

The State Treasurer reviews penalty units yearly.

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