As we wind down from 2018 and kick off with a new year, QLS would like to thank our members and wish everyone a safe and happy festive season. During the holiday season, QLS will be closed from 2pm on Friday 21 December to 8.30am on Monday 7 January. The first QLS Update of 2019 will arrive in members’ inboxes on Wednesday 16 January.
As we near the end of the year, we reflect on the year we’ve had and the achievements that have occurred thanks to you – the solicitors of Queensland. We appreciate the efforts of each and every one of our members, through their various dedication to the work of the Society and wider legal profession. In my final column for the year, I will share my appreciation more fulsomely.
From 7 December 2018, the Queensland Courts will send SMS messages to adult defendants on bail to remind them of the date and time for their next court appearance.
The District Court of Queensland has provided arrangements for applications, crime, planning and environment, and children’s jurisdictions over Summer 2018-19. These arrangements begin at 4pm on Friday 21 December 2018 and conclude on Monday 28 January 2019.