The CCC investigates major crime such as drug trafficking, fraud, money laundering, criminal paedophilia and homicide. Its role is to protect Queenslanders from major crime by using its specialist expertise and powers in cooperation with the Queensland Police Service and other law enforcement partners.
The CCC is Queensland’s only standing crime commission, with a specific role within the State's criminal justice system
The CCC investigates major crime and undertakes intelligence operations
The CCC may undertake hearings and use its powers to compel the attendance of witnesses and require them to answer questions and/or produce documents
The CCC pursues and confiscates cash, property and assets obtained from criminal activity to remove the profit motive from crime