Queensland Law Society

Legal policy submissions

QLS consults with policy committees, members and other stakeholders on law reform. Recent policy submissions include:

Letter to the Department of Justice and Attorney-General regarding Childrens Court Expert Assistance Pilot – QLS children’s law committee – 20 June 2018

Letter to the State Coroner regarding suicide notes that contain words of testamentary intention – Section 18 of the Succession Act 1981 – QLS succession law committee – 22 June 2018

Letter to the Senate Education and Employment Committee regarding the role of Commonwealth, state and territory governments in addressing the high rates of mental health conditions experienced by first responders, emergency service workers and volunteers – QLS accident compensation and tort law committee – 22 June 2018

Letter to the Department of Justice and Attorney-General regarding Guiding Principles for the protection of vulnerable witnesses in family violence matters – QLS family law committee – 22 June 2018

Letter to the Law Council of Australia regarding the response to the Australian Government’s proposal regarding the establishment of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia – QLS family law committee – 22 June 2018