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See this month’s Proctor for the remarkable story of Caxton Legal Centre, as it celebrates 40 years of free legal advice and representation for Queenslanders who face disadvantage in accessing justice. Also in the spotlight is character-based visa cancellation and how this has impacted non-citizens following changes to s501 of the Migration Act 1958.  The September Proctor highlights agribusiness issues which can arise under the Personal Property Securities Act 2009, as exemplified in Re Carpenter International Pty Ltd, and on a lighter note, welcomes springtime with wine suggestions that somewhat different to the usual warmer weather offerings.



Proctor now comes to you in a new, easy-to-use, interactive browsing format. Our new eProctor viewer enables you to seamlessly browse Proctor articles online, with bonus content. The browser also features enhanced search functionality, and going forward you will be able to search across all issues, to find that past story you were looking for. Read the latest version of Proctor now!

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What is Proctor?

Proctor, our flagship publication, is the pre-eminent magazine for the Queensland legal profession.

Published 11 times a year, it educates its readers with information they must be aware of, including changes in legislation, significant case law, practice directions and more.

It informs its readers with articles on legal topics and people, providing them with a clearer perspective of the functioning of the law in Queensland and their role within the profession.

It entertains its readers with social news and events, humour and interests such as wine and dining.

Proctor also provides a monthly portrait of the QLS, its activities and the services it provides to its members.

Members also receive access to an online version, a decade of archived issues and a searchable index providing citation for more than 13,000 articles published in Proctor since 1982.