Queensland Law Society

Queensland State Election

2017 Call to Parties Statement

Queensland Law Society represents over 11,000 solicitors across the state and is the peak professional membership body for solicitors. We advocate for good law and support good lawyers in Queensland.

On behalf of the Queensland legal profession, Queensland Law Society is calling on Queensland’s political parties in 2017 to consider and respond to the following priority issues identified by our members.

  1. Queensland’s law reform process
  2. Judicial commission for Queensland
  3. Access to justice in Queensland
  4. Court resourcing
  5. Criminal law in Queensland
  6. Children’s law in Queensland
  7. Family and domestic violence matters
  8. Rights of small business and property owners
  9. Access to fair compensation schemes in Queensland
  10. Consumer protection for Queenslanders

Download the 2017 Call to Parties Statement

Party responses

How to get involved

Members interested in these issues are encouraged to contact their local State member.

We welcome your comments and feedback to QLS Advocacy, advocacy@qls.com.au.