Resources and legislation

State coroner's guidelines

  • Outline (PDF, 120KB)
  • Chapter 1: Introduction and the scope of the coroner's role (PDF, 41KB)
  • Chapter 2: The rights and interests of family members (PDF, 64KB)
  • Chapter 3: Reporting deaths (PDF, 872KB)
  • Chapter 4: Dealing with bodies (PDF, 716KB)
  • Chapter 5: Preliminary investigations, autopsies and retained tissue (PDF, 206KB)
  • Chapter 6: Release of bodies for burial or cremation (PDF, 339KB)
  • Chapter 7: Investigations (PDF, 769KB)
  • Chapter 8: Findings (PDF, 467KB)
  • Chapter 9: Inquests (PDF, 462KB)
  • Chapter 10: Access to coronial information (PDF, 513KB)
  • Chapter 11: Memoranda of understanding (PDF, 378KB)




Useful agencies

Queensland services

Other state and territory coronial services