Ten things you may not know are unlawful in Queensland



Zoe Earl
LLB (QUT); GradDipLegPrac (QUT); BA (Griffith); GCSocSc (QUT)

Sale of spray paint to minors

(section 23B(1) Summary Offences Act 2005 Qld)

Throwing things at a sporting event (other than objects thrown as part of the sport)

(section 24 (1) Summary Offences Act 2005 Qld)

Advertising a “no questions asked” reward for the return of stolen property

(section 25A Summary Offences Act 2005 Qld)

Urinating in a public place (other than a designated toilet facility)

(section 7 Summary Offences Act 2005 Qld)

Driving in a bicycle lane (when the vehicle is not a bicycle)

(section 153 Transport Operations (Road Use Management—Road Rules) Regulation 2009 Qld)

Exaggerating or lying on your resume

(Imposition - section 22 Summary Offences Act 2005 Qld)

Parking on the curb/nature strip

(section 197 Transport Operations (Road Use Management—Road Rules) Regulation 2009 Qld)

Being drunk in a public place

(section 10 Summary Offences Act 2005 Qld)

Begging for money or goods in a public place

(section 8 Summary Offences Act 2005 Qld)

Failing to stop at a yellow light (if it is safe to do so)

(section 57 Transport Operations (Road Use Management—Road Rules) Regulation 2009 Qld)

Zoe Earl (Barrister-at-Law)
4 February 2019