Ms Tracey Jackson

Tracey Jackson has 20 years’ experience in law enforcement, and for almost 10 years specialised in investigation of child abuse and sex offences in her role as a detective in the Queensland Police Service.

She served for 4 years as the Assistant Chief Inspector for RSPCA Qld, managing prosecutions throughout the state to improve court processes and outcomes and increase penalties for animal welfare offences.  In that role she worked collaboratively with executive levels of government,  spearheading policy development and drafting key pieces of legislation that have set new national benchmarks in animal welfare law.

She worked for 3 years in private law with Couper Geysen – Family and Animal Law, where she dealt with the animal law matters and RSPCA prosecutions, as well as family law matters.

She returned to RSPCA on a full time basis as the Prosecutions Officer in 2016 where she manages the prosecutions and other legal matters throughout Queensland. She is also the Privacy Officer for RSPCA Qld. She obtained her Bachelor of Laws with Distinction, and has previously studied Bachelor of Arts and Diploma of Education.

Ms Jackson will be talking about Prosecuting the usual (and not so usual) defendant – view abstract.