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The supply and distribution of illicit drugs and the illegal manufacturing of amphetamines have been identified by the Australian Crime Commission (ACC) as the most significant illegal markets and organised crime activities in Australia. This chapter explores the circumstances that led to the introduction of these provisions, followed by an analysis of the definition of criminal group and the participation offence. The Crimes 2009 established mechanisms that allow the Government in conjunction with the judiciary to 'declare' organisations that are perceived to pose a risk to public safety and to impose control orders on and criminalise the association of members of declared organisations. The Queensland proposal follows the model adopted in New Zealand and New South Wales by combining a definition of 'organised criminal group' with a new offence for participation in such a group.

Keywords: Australia; Australian Crime Commission (ACC); Crimes 2009; organised crime; Queensland

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