Queensland Law Society

Submissions

Advocacy services are among the most important QLS offers to the legal profession and the community. We have a successful track record of effecting change by bringing members’ opinions to the attention of government, the judiciary and the public through the work of our policy committees. 


10 Sep 2014 White Paper on the Reform of Australia's Tax System
05 Sep 2014 Introduction of anti-bullying jurisdiction in Queensland
01 Sep 2014 Online Copyright Infringement Discussion Paper
01 Sep 2014 Part 5, Schedule 11 of the Tax Laws Amendment (2013 Measures No.2) Act 2013 (Cth)
19 Aug 2014 Practice Direction on contested s16(3A) bail applications and Saturday sittings
14 Aug 2014 Options Paper - Replacement Arrangements following the abolition of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission
14 Aug 2014 Submission on the Regional Planning Interests Regulation 2014
11 Aug 2014 Request to convene roundtable for the review of the Mental Health Act 2000
06 Aug 2014 Extending Unfair Contract Term Protections to Small Businesses Consultation Paper
01 Aug 2014 Review of the Mental Health Act 2000 Discussion Paper - May 2014
31 Jul 2014 Draft Models Report - National Centre for Excellence consultation project ("the Report")
28 Jul 2014 Issues Paper and Consultation Regulation Impact Statement for improving the model Work Health and Safety laws
18 Jul 2014 Inquiry on strategies to prevent and reduce criminal activity in Queensland
18 Jul 2014 Child Support Program
10 Jul 2014 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land (Providing Freehold) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2014
10 Jul 2014 Mineral and Energy (Commom Provisions) Bill 2014 - Overlapping Tenure Framework
09 Jul 2014 Fee for replacement of the QP9
04 Jul 2014 Land Sales and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2014
04 Jul 2014 Safe Night Out Legislation Amendment Bill 2014
30 Jun 2014 Equality, Capacity and Disability in Commonwealth Laws
27 Jun 2014 Competition Policy Review - Issues Paper
27 Jun 2014 Further feedback on Service agreement - standard terms (version 1.0) - Latest Queensland government social service funding agreement
19 Jun 2014 Child Guardian Summary Investigation Report - The use of seperation at a Queensland Youth Detention Centre
18 Jun 2014 Further feedback on C20 2014 position papers and draft communique
12 Jun 2014 Criminal Law Amendment Bill
06 Jun 2014 Statutory review of the Personal Property Securities Act 2009
04 Jun 2014 Consultation Regulation Impact Statement: National Injury Insurance Scheme - Motor Vehicle Accidents
04 Jun 2014 Consultation Regulation Impact Statement: National Injury Insurance Scheme - Motor Vehicle Accidents
03 Jun 2014 Productivity Commission Draft Report – Access to Justice Arrangements
23 May 2014 Property Conveyancing Settlements in Queensland
16 May 2014 Submission on the Sustainable Planning (Infrastructure Charges) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2014 (the Bill)
09 May 2014 Transport and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2014
05 May 2014 Child Protection (Offender Reporting) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2014
05 May 2014 Practice Direction No 1 of 2014 - conduct of youth justice matters
30 Apr 2014 Amendments to the Franchising Code and the Competition and Consumer Act
28 Apr 2014 Australia's autonomous sanctions regime in relation to Fiji
16 Apr 2014 FWC Forms - General protections forms published for consultation
15 Apr 2014 Digital Electronic Recording of Interviews and Evidence Manual
14 Apr 2014 Inquiry into the Public Guardian Bill 2014, Child Protection Reform Amendment Bill 2014 and the Family and Child Commission Bill 2014
11 Apr 2014 Crime and Misconduct and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2014
09 Apr 2014 Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (Repeal) (No.1) Bill 2014
08 Apr 2014 Restating and centralising the special conditions for tax concession entities
07 Apr 2014 Queensland Government Property Law Review Issues Paper 1- Seller Disclosure in Queensland
05 Apr 2014 Queensland Government Property Law Review Issues Paper 2 - Lot entitlements under the Body Corporate and Community Management Act 1997
04 Apr 2014 Increase in wages threshold for commencing employment claims under Part 5A of the Magistrates Court Act
04 Apr 2014 Draft Social Services Investment Framework
28 Mar 2014 Redeeming Bank Guarantees
25 Mar 2014 Re: Courier-Mail article on public sex offender register
20 Mar 2014 Privacy - Cross Border Disclosure
20 Mar 2014 Child Safety Services withdrawing applications in child protection proceedings
12 Mar 2014 Criminal Code and Another Act (Stock) Amendment Bill 2014
10 Mar 2014 Expiry of the Justices Regulation 2004
06 Mar 2014 Youth Justice and other Legislation Amendment Bill 2014 - boot camp orders for vehicle offences
05 Mar 2014 Senate Community Affairs References Committee's inquiry into grandparents who take primary responsibility for raising their grandchildren
28 Feb 2014 Duty treatment of sales of retirement villages in Queensland
28 Feb 2014 Work Health and Safety and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2014
26 Feb 2014 Communities Legislation (Funding Red Tape Reduction) Amendment Bill 2014
26 Feb 2014 Youth Justice and other Legislation Amendment Bill 2014
17 Feb 2014 Alcohol-related violence
17 Feb 2014 Cancellation of weekly asylum seeker briefings
14 Feb 2014 Referral practices of Fair Work Commission (FWC) and Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO)
12 Feb 2014 Statutory Review of Commonwealth Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Legislation - LCA
10 Feb 2014 Charity Subtypes with the ACNC
10 Feb 2014 Draft Intellectual Property Laws Amendment Bill 2014
10 Feb 2014 Commencement of the Charities Act 2013 - Assistant Treasurer
07 Feb 2014 Commencement of the Charities Act 2013 - Minister for Social Services
30 Jan 2014 Rule of law and the administration of justice in the Republic of Nauru
24 Jan 2014 Regional Planning Interests Bill 2013
21 Jan 2014 Equality, Capacity and Disability in Commonwealth Laws
20 Jan 2014 Statutory Review of Commonwealth Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Legislation
17 Jan 2014 Modernising Queensland's Resources Acts Discussion Paper on Legislative Framework Issues
17 Jan 2014 Media Release Entitled Youth Crime Top Priority for Government
17 Jan 2014 Property Occupations Bill 2013
16 Jan 2014 Electoral Reform Amendment Bill 2013
16 Jan 2014 Lack of Soundproofing in the New Supreme and District Court Cells Interview Rooms
16 Jan 2014 ALRC Inquiry into Commonwealth Laws for Consistency with Traditional Rights, Freedoms and Privileges
13 Jan 2014 Review of the Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act 2003
10 Jan 2014 Fees for Auscript Transcript Services
08 Jan 2014 Penalties and Sentences (Indexation) Amendment Bill 2013
08 Jan 2014 Disability Services (Restrictive Practices) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2013
18 Dec 2013 Proposed Amendments to Admiralty Rules 1988 (Cth)
17 Dec 2013 Time delays with the Australian Business Registrar and Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission and authority to make changes
16 Dec 2013 Supporting Working Parents: Pregnancy and Return to Work National Review
10 Dec 2013 Terms of Reference for the Special Parliamentary Inquiry into Serious Crime
09 Dec 2013 Draft Queensland Digital Economy Strategy
06 Dec 2013 Access to legal representation in Brisbane Women's Correctional Centre
06 Dec 2013 Child Protection (Offender Reporting - Publication of Information) Amendment Bill 2013
06 Dec 2013 Grant agreements and the Social Services Reform Program
27 Nov 2013 Continuing involvement of the International Committee of the Red Cross in Syria
20 Nov 2013 Criminal Law (Criminal Organisations Disruption) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2013
20 Nov 2013 Supplementary submission: Criminal Law (Criminal Organisations Disruption) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2013
15 Nov 2013 Review of the Designs System - Discussion Paper
14 Nov 2013 Inquiry into Cycling Issues
08 Nov 2013 Issues Paper 4 - Preventing Sexual Abuse of Children in Out-of-Home Care
06 Nov 2013 Modernising Queensland's Resource Acts: Entry to Public Land, Access to Cross Land to Reach a Resource Permit, Notifiable Road Use
04 Nov 2013 Access to Justice Arrangements
31 Oct 2013 Business Names Register - Charities and Not-For-Profits
23 Oct 2013 Inquiry into the Legislative Arrangements Assuring the Queensland Auditor-General's Independence
18 Oct 2013 Immunity Policy Review
18 Oct 2013 2877 Privacy - Crossborder Disclosure - App 8.2(A) - Draft APP Guidelines
15 Oct 2013 Review of the Franchising Code of Conduct Recommendations
14 Oct 2013 Police Powers and Responsibilities and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2013
26 Sep 2013 Cost Assessors - Indemnity and Privilege
26 Sep 2013 Cost Assessor - Indemnity and Privilege
20 Sep 2013 Darling Downs and Central Queensland Regional Plans
16 Sep 2013 A Review of the Trusts Act 1973
16 Sep 2013 AMA Queensland's Health Vision Policy Framework Consultation
13 Sep 2013 Education (Strengthening Discipline in State Schools) Amendment Bill 2013
13 Sep 2013 G20 (Safety and Security) Bill 2013
13 Sep 2013 Nature Conservation and Other Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2013
09 Sep 2013 Strategic Cropping Land Framework Discussion Paper
05 Sep 2013 Review of the Retail Shop Leases Act 1994 - Supplementary
05 Sep 2013 Modernising Queensland's Resource Acts: Overlapping tenures (excluding coal and coal seam gas)
02 Sep 2013 The Queensland Plan - Queensland's Questions
27 Aug 2013 Proposal for voter identification laws in Queensland
23 Aug 2013 Legislation regarding prison terms for violent parties
23 Aug 2013 Modernising Queensland's Resource Acts: Native title considerations
23 Aug 2013 Mental Health Act 2000 Review - identifying areas for improvement
21 Aug 2013 Treatment of Lawyers in Turkey
21 Aug 2013 Child Protection Commission of Inquiry - Taking Responsibility: A Roadmap for Queensland Child Protection
20 Aug 2013 Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Funding
16 Aug 2013 Review of the Regulation of Restrictive Practices in the Disability Services Act 2006 and the Guardianship and Administrative Act 2000
13 Aug 2013 Publication of Public Consultation Submissions on the Treasury Website
09 Aug 2013 Issues Paper: Access to Justice in the Criminal Justice System for People with Disability
09 Aug 2013 Legal Aid Queensland Consultation Paper: Improving Criminal Law Grants of Aid
09 Aug 2013 Continuing the Deinstitutionalisation of People with Disability in Queensland
05 Aug 2013 International Law on Asylum Seekers
31 Jul 2013 Copyright and the Digital Economy (IP 79)
26 Jul 2013 Contractual issues concerning e-conveyancing
26 Jul 2013 Queensland Government Response to the Independent Commission of Audit Final Report
26 Jul 2013 Cross-border Disclosures of Personal Information
26 Jul 2013 Inquiry into Sexting by Senate Select Committee on Cyber Safety
25 Jul 2013 Proposed Local Law No. 17 (Maintenance of Works in Waterway Areas)
22 Jul 2013 Issues Paper 1 Released by the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse
15 Jul 2013 Safe Work Australia Draft Model Work Health and Safety Code of Practice for Preventing and Responding to Workplace Bullying
10 Jul 2013 Review of the Retail Shop Leases Act 1994
05 Jul 2013 Justice and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2013
05 Jul 2013 Nature Conservation (Protective Plants) & Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2013 ("the Bill")
04 Jul 2013 Report of the Independent Advisory panel on the Review of the Crime and Misconduct Act 2001 and related matters
28 Jun 2013 Safer Streets Crime Action Plan - Youth Justice
27 Jun 2013 Industry Consultation: Review of Franchising Code of Conduct Recommendations
25 Jun 2013 Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) review of equal recognition before the law and legal capacity for people with disability - draft terms of reference
24 Jun 2013 Repository of Wills - Public Trustee
21 Jun 2013 Inquiry into Sexually Explicit Outdoor Advertising
19 Jun 2013 Law Council of Australia Justice Impact Assessment Policy Statement
19 Jun 2013 Intellectual Property Laws Amendment Bill 2013
17 Jun 2013 Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse
12 Jun 2013 The future of information and communication technology in the Queensland government 2013-17
07 Jun 2013 Queensland fundraising legislation impacting on charities
31 May 2013 Proposed criminal justice system reforms discussed at QLS Symposium and NQLA Conference
28 May 2013 Fair Work Commission Procedures - seeking leave to appear
17 May 2013 Business Name Registration and Transfers
17 May 2013 QLRC Guardianship Review
16 May 2013 Closure of Kuranda Boot Camp
16 May 2013 Criminal Code (Looting in Declared Areas) Amendment Bill 2013
15 May 2013 Industrial Relations (Transparency and Accountability of Industrial Organisations) and Other Acts Amendment Bill 2013
03 May 2013 Video Cameras in Private Conference Rooms
03 May 2013 Over-Representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women in the Queensland Prison Population
24 Apr 2013 2014 Annual Information Statement Public Consultation Paper
22 Apr 2013 Draft Code of Best Practice for Engagement with the Not-for-Profit sector
22 Apr 2013 Aged Care Bills 2013
22 Apr 2013 Fair Work Amendment Bill 2013
19 Apr 2013 Queensland Rail Transit Authority Bil 2013
15 Apr 2013 Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse - draft Practice Guidelines
12 Apr 2013 Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (Justices of the Peace) Amendment Bill 2013
11 Apr 2013 Liquor and Gaming (Red Tape Reduction) and other Legislation Amendment Bill 2013
04 Apr 2013 Background Paper - FSP Family Law Services
04 Apr 2013 The Future of Law Reporting
28 Mar 2013 Queensland Law Society: Workers' Compensation Scheme Inquiry
28 Mar 2013 Senate inquiry into the impact of Federal Court fee increase on access to justice
28 Mar 2013 Workers' Compensation Scheme Inquiry
23 Mar 2013 Small Business Commissioner Bill 2013 (CTH)
22 Mar 2013 Operation of Queensland's Workers' Compensation Scheme - Additional Submission
20 Mar 2013 Second Call for Submissions- Responses to February 2013 Discussion Paper
20 Mar 2013 Second Call for Submissions - Responses to February 2013 Discussion
18 Mar 2013 A Review of the Trusts Act 1973
18 Mar 2013 Proposed Criminal Justice System Reforms Discussed at QLS Symposium - 15 March 2013
15 Mar 2013 Draft Property Occupations Bill 2013
13 Mar 2013 Involvement of Queensland Lawyers in International Trade Delegations
13 Mar 2013 Cabinet Social Services Sub Committee and QLS Not-For-Profit Law Committee
12 Mar 2013 Better Targeting Not For Profit Tax Concessions' (Unrelated Business Income Tax) (UBIT)
11 Mar 2013 Criminal Proceeds Confiscation (Unexplained Wealth and Serious Drug Offender Confiscation Order) Amendment Bill 2012 - further submission
07 Mar 2013 Modernising Queensland's resource tenure legislation: Industry discussion paper
05 Mar 2013 Issues Affecting Not-For-Profit Organisations - Australian Business Number (ABN)
05 Mar 2013 Native Title Respondent Funding Scheme
01 Mar 2013 Inquiry into the Value of a Justice Reinvestment Approach to Criminal Justice in Australia
22 Feb 2013 Payment Dispute Resolution in the Queensland Building and Construction Industry - Discussion Paper
22 Feb 2013 Comments on Issues Paper - Should Queensland Maintain or Terminate the Referral of Industrial Relations Jurisdiction for the Unincorporated Private Sector to the Commonwealth?
22 Feb 2013 Consultation Paper Review of the QCAT Act 2009
20 Feb 2013 2013 Review of the Franchising Code of Conduct
15 Feb 2013 Consultation Paper: Governance Standards for the Not-For-Profit Sector
08 Feb 2013 Queensland fund raising legislation impacting on charities
08 Feb 2013 Criminal Law Amendment Bill (No.2) 2012
08 Feb 2013 Criminal Proceeds Confiscation (Unexplained Wealth and Serious Drug Offender Confiscation Order) Amendment Bill 2012
08 Feb 2013 Australian Charities and Not-For-Profits Commission Act 2012 (The Act) S45-15 and Governance Consultations
04 Feb 2013 Queensland Mental Health Commission Bill 2012
04 Feb 2013 Draft Regulatory Guide 4 - Lump Sum Cost Agreements
04 Feb 2013 Criminal Law (Child Exploitation and Dangerous Drugs) Amendment Bill 2012
04 Feb 2013 Police Powers and Responsibilities (Motor Vehicle Impoundment) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2012
04 Feb 2013 Electronic Conveyancing National Law (Queensland) Bill 2012
23 Jan 2013 Access to Legal Advice for Manufactured Home Parks and Retirement Village Residents
21 Jan 2013 Mining and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2012
18 Jan 2013 Directors' Liability Reform Amendment Bill 2012
11 Jan 2013 Impeachment motion against the Honourable Chief Justice Dr Shirani Bandaranayke
11 Jan 2013 Call for Agreed Harmonisation of Meaning of 'Charity' Before New Statutory Definition Adopted
18 Dec 2012 Supreme Court Requirements for Affidavit Exhibits of Original Wills and Codocils
18 Dec 2012 Queensland's Workers Compensation System
14 Dec 2012 Report of the Land Access Review Panel - Supplementary Submission
05 Dec 2012 Proposed Amendments to the Land Sales Act 1984
30 Nov 2012 Classification of Computer Games and Images and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2012
26 Nov 2012 Operation of Queensland's Workers' Compensation Scheme - Supplementary
22 Nov 2012 Management of Court Orders
22 Nov 2012 Service of Subpoenas
19 Nov 2012 Powers of Attorney Act 1998 (QLD)
19 Nov 2012 Copyright and the Digital Economy (IP 42)
08 Nov 2012 Weapons and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2012
08 Nov 2012 Youth Justice (Boot Camp Orders) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2012 - 8
30 Oct 2012 Convention Providing a Uniform Law on the Form of an International Will (UNIDROIT)
22 Oct 2012 Justices of the Peace and QCAT
22 Oct 2012 Settlement of Electronic Conveyancing Transactions
19 Oct 2012 Body Corporate and Community Management and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2012
19 Oct 2012 Queensland Child Protection Commission of Inquiry
19 Oct 2012 Inquiry into the Operation of Queensland's Workers Compensation Scheme
12 Oct 2012 Sustainable Planning and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2012
04 Oct 2012 Group Proceedings in Queensland
02 Oct 2012 Guardianship and Administration and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2012
24 Sep 2012 Education Legislation Amendment Bill 2012
24 Sep 2012 The Right to Remain Silent in NSW
24 Sep 2012 Follow Up Items from Meeting with the Attorney-General
21 Sep 2012 Review of the Retirement Villages Act 1999
18 Sep 2012 Review of National Competency Standards
13 Sep 2012 Queensland State Reporting Bureau Cuts
07 Sep 2012 Proposed changes to address statutory and contractual obligations affected by a declared disaster
07 Sep 2012 Proposed Changes to Address Statutory and Contractual Obligations
04 Sep 2012 Electronic Conveyancing National Law
03 Sep 2012 Operation of Queensland's Workers' Compensation Scheme
29 Aug 2012 Ownership of Documents Delivered by the Prosecution to an Accused Person or an Accused Person's Lawyer
23 Aug 2012 Service of Subpoenae - Health
23 Aug 2012 Service of Subpoenae - Education, Training and the Arts
23 Aug 2012 Withdrawal of OSR Counter Services
23 Aug 2012 Query Regarding the Copyright and Digital Economy Issues Paper
16 Aug 2012 Appointment of a Full-Time Adult Guardian & Public Advocate
13 Aug 2012 Public Naming of Child Offenders and Use of the Terms 'Abscond' and 'Self-Place' in Commission in Documents
10 Aug 2012 Review of the First Tranche of Moynihan Reforms
06 Aug 2012 Public Services and Other Legislation Amendment Bill
01 Aug 2012 Report of the Land Access Review Panel
27 Jul 2012 Public Naming of Child Offenders
24 Jul 2012 Crimes Legislation Amendment (Slavery, Slavery-like Conditions and People Trafficking) Bill 2012
23 Jul 2012 Pro Bono and Cost Recovery
23 Jul 2012 Approval Process for Interstate Temporary Multiple Use Travel Permits - Employment Purposes
23 Jul 2012 Pre-Conference Counselling for Sexual Offences
17 Jul 2012 Penalties and Sentences and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2012
12 Jul 2012 Follow Up from Meeting on 2 July 2012 with Queensland Law Society
12 Jul 2012 Franchising Code Review 2013
09 Jul 2012 Water Allocations
06 Jul 2012 Concern over Threats to the Life of Ms Asma Jahangir
05 Jul 2012 Privacy Amendment (Enhancing Privacy Protection) Bill 2012 (Cth)
05 Jul 2012 Privacy Amendment (Enhancing Privacy Protection) Bill 2012 (Cth)
04 Jul 2012 North Stradbroke Island Bill 2011
02 Jul 2012 Contract Law Reform - Draft Submission
28 Jun 2012 Criminal Law (Two Strike Child Sex Offenders) Amendment Bill 2012
25 Jun 2012 Criminal Law (False Evidence Before Parliament) Amendment Bill 2012
25 Jun 2012 Criminal Law Amendment Bill 2012
25 Jun 2012 Guidelines No Win No Fee Costs Agreements Information for Consumers
22 Jun 2012 NSI Protection and Sustainability Bill 2011
19 Jun 2012 Use of Police Call Outs within Residential Care
18 Jun 2012 Continuing Focus on the Decriminalisation of Children in Care Issue
18 Jun 2012 List of Issues Prior to Reporting - International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) Review
13 Jun 2012 Proposed Minimum Penalties for Gun Crime and Unexplained Criminal Wealth Legislation
05 Jun 2012 Retail Leases Act Review - Further Submissions
31 May 2012 Witnessing of Titles Office Forms in New Zealand
31 May 2012 Delays in Tree Application Searches
31 May 2012 Inquiry into the Detention of Indonesian Minors in Australia
30 May 2012 Mandatory Suspension of Driver Licenses - State Penalties Enforcement Registry Review
30 May 2012 Retirement Village Working Group and QLRC Recommendations on Guardianship Laws
30 May 2012 QCAT and Justice of the Peace
24 May 2012 ARNECC Consultation on Model National Law and Participation Agreement
24 May 2012 ARNECC Consultation on Model National Law and Participation Agreement
18 May 2012 Planning Law Reform 1
18 May 2012 Planning Law Reform
16 May 2012 Director's Liability in the Heavy Vehicles National Law
11 May 2012 Government Funding for Sisters Inside
11 May 2012 Further Feedback on the Domestic Violence Protocol - Needs of Children and Young People
09 May 2012 Management Rights in Community Titles Schemes
04 May 2012 Passive Alert Drug Detection of Legal Practitioners in Queenslands Correctional Facilities
04 May 2012 Child Protection Legislation Inquiry - Queensland Law Society Exclusion from April 2012 Stakeholder Meeting
04 May 2012 Imprisonment for Failure to Pay Fines
04 May 2012 Itemised Bills - A Regulatory Guide 1 - 2011 As Revised
02 May 2012 Concern About Police Response During Bersih 3.0 Rally
30 Apr 2012 Retail Shop Leases Act Review - Further Submissions
30 Apr 2012 Proposal to Increase Penalities for Unregistered Firearms
30 Apr 2012 QLS Issues for the Department of Police and Community Safety 2
27 Apr 2012 Billing Practices - A Regulatory Guide 3-2012
27 Apr 2012 Draft Terms of Reference for the ALRC Reference on Copyright
18 Apr 2012 Mandatory Drivers Licence Disqualifications Required by s 78(3) of the Transport Operations (Road Use) Management Act 1995
17 Apr 2012 QLS Issues for Treasury
12 Apr 2012 QLS Issues for the Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services
12 Apr 2012 QLS Issues for the Department of Police and Community Safety
12 Apr 2012 QLS Issues for the Department of Justice and Attorney General - Criminal Matters
12 Apr 2012 QLS Issues for the Department of Justice and Attorney General - Civil Matters
11 Apr 2012 Work of the Nepal Bar Association in the Constitution-Making Process
11 Apr 2012 Feedback on the Domestic Violence Protocol
11 Apr 2012 Proposal to Increase Penalties for Evading Police Officers
05 Apr 2012 Management of Dangerous and Potentially Dangerous Dogs in Queensland
02 Apr 2012 Parliamentary Portfolio Committees 2
30 Mar 2012 Assessment of Costs
27 Mar 2012 Parliamentary Portfolio Committees 1
22 Mar 2012 Consolidation of Anti-Discrimination Laws Oustanding Issues
22 Mar 2012 Optional Protocol to Convention Against Torture
20 Mar 2012 Social Security Legislation Amendment Bill 2011
15 Mar 2012 National Electronic Conveyancing: Certificate of Title Solutions
15 Mar 2012 Review of the Integrity Act 2009
14 Mar 2012 Parole Board Communications with Legal Practitioners
14 Mar 2012 Personal Injury Claims - Compensation Estimate Services
09 Mar 2012 Closure of ASX in Brisbane
08 Mar 2012 Reform of Residential Conveyancing
05 Mar 2012 Criminal Justice Procedural Reform: An Information Paper for Criminal Justice Stakeholders and the Community
05 Mar 2012 Franchise Agreements Bill 2011
01 Mar 2012 Gift Cards in the Australian Market
01 Mar 2012 Registration of Transfers of Exploration Permits and Authorities to Prospect
23 Feb 2012 Migration Amendment (Removal of Mandatory Minimum Penalities) Bill 2012
23 Feb 2012 Revocation of Lawyers Practising Certificates
17 Feb 2012 Draft National Human Rights Action Plan
17 Feb 2012 Charter of the Commonwealth
17 Feb 2012 Unfair Terms in Insurance Contracts
16 Feb 2012 Client Advocates and Legal Assistors in QCAT
13 Feb 2012 Retail Shop Leases Act Review
03 Feb 2012 Seniors Logging on for Latest Information Needs
02 Feb 2012 Closure of ASX Brisbane Office
01 Feb 2012 Inquiry into Commonwealth Unexplained Wealth Legislation and Arrangements
01 Feb 2012 Decriminalisation of Children and Young People in Queensland Residential Care Facilities
27 Jan 2012 Corporations Amendment Regulations - Funded Class Action
27 Jan 2012 The Application of the Australian Consumer Law to Lawyers Regulatory Guide 2-2011
27 Jan 2012 Queensland State Election 2012 - Legal Profession Issues 6
27 Jan 2012 Queensland State Election 2012 - Legal Profession Issues 5
27 Jan 2012 Access to Justice (Federal Jurisdiction) Amendment Bill 2011
25 Jan 2012 Cost Assessments in QCAT
20 Jan 2012 Law Reform Amendment Bill 2011
18 Jan 2012 Access to the Positive Behaviour Support Policy
13 Jan 2012 IP Australia Fee Review - Consultation Paper
13 Jan 2012 Crimes Legislation Amendment (Slavery, Slavery-Like Conditions and People Trafficking) Bill 2012
23 Dec 2011 Criminal and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2011
23 Dec 2011 Judicial Reasoning of Federal Magistrates Court at Brisbane
22 Dec 2011 Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Planning for the Legal Profession
22 Dec 2011 Closure of ASX's Brisbane Listings Office
16 Dec 2011 QLS Qld State Election 2012 Debate 1
16 Dec 2011 QLS QLD State Election 2012 Debate 2
16 Dec 2011 Environment Protection (Greentape Reduction) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2011
15 Dec 2011 Review of Queensland's Guardianship Laws
15 Dec 2011 Advance Health Directives - A Review of Queensland's Guardianship Laws
14 Dec 2011 Small Business Commissioner Bill 2011
13 Dec 2011 Constituional Corporations (Famr Gate to Plate) Bill 2011 Competition and Consumer Amendment (Horticultural Code of Conduct) Bill
09 Dec 2011 Sentencing of Child Sexual Offences in Queensland Issues Paper
09 Dec 2011 Queensland Government's Response to the Report by the Infrastructure Charges Taskforce - the Role of the Planning and Environment Court
07 Dec 2011 OSR Information Notice
06 Dec 2011 Consolidation of Anti-Discrimination Laws
06 Dec 2011 Possible Role of Pro Lawyers in the ADR Process
02 Dec 2011 Sustainable Planning and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2011
01 Dec 2011 Concern about Peaceful Assembly Bill
30 Nov 2011 Itemised Bills - A Regulatory Guide 1-2011
28 Nov 2011 Queensland State Election 2012 - Legal Profession Issues 4
28 Nov 2011 Queensland State Election 2012 - Legal Profession Issues 3
24 Nov 2011 Queensland State Election 2012 - Legal Profession Issues 2
24 Nov 2011 Queensland State Election 2012 - Legal Profession Issues 1
23 Nov 2011 Civil Partnerships Bill 2011 2
21 Nov 2011 Magellan Directions Orders
11 Nov 2011 Dangerous Dog Laws
10 Nov 2011 Review of Queensland Abortion Law
09 Nov 2011 Deterring People Smuggling Bill 2011
09 Nov 2011 Right to Information (Government-Related Entities) Amendment Bill 2011
09 Nov 2011 Searching for Tree Orders and Applications under the Neighbourhood Disputes Resolution Act 2011
08 Nov 2011 Standard Non-Parole Periods
07 Nov 2011 Criminal Organisation Amendment Bill 2011
04 Nov 2011 Civil Partnerships Bill 2011
04 Nov 2011 Strategic Cropping Land Bill 2011
01 Nov 2011 One Funding System for Better Services Bill 2011
31 Oct 2011 Review of the Justice of the Peace Framework
25 Oct 2011 Identity Principles for Solicitors Applying for Certificates
20 Oct 2011 Charitable and Non-Profit Gaming (Two-Up) Amendment Bill 2011 and Criminal Code (Anzac Day Betting) Amendment Bill 2011
20 Oct 2011 Personal Property Securities (Ancillary Provisions) Act 2010 - Searching for Historical Encumbrances
18 Oct 2011 Autonomous Sanctions Bill 2011
17 Oct 2011 Small Business Commissioner Bill 2011 SA
15 Oct 2011 Queensland Retirement Villages Discussion Paper - Closure of RV Scheme
14 Oct 2011 Civil Proceedings Bill 2011
11 Oct 2011 Biometric Reporting for Low Level Risk Offenders
05 Oct 2011 Proposal for the Introduction of Dangerous Dog Laws in Queensland
05 Oct 2011 Recent Research on Child Sexual Offenders
04 Oct 2011 Legal Aid Queensland Surplus and Unmet Legal Needs - Further Consideration
30 Sep 2011 17 Year Olds in the Queensland Criminal Justice System
29 Sep 2011 Office of the Public Advocate
28 Sep 2011 Business Names (Commonwealth Powers) Bill 2011
28 Sep 2011 Meeting with Sentencing Council
27 Sep 2011 Family Responsibilities Commission and Other Acts Amendment Bill 2011
20 Sep 2011 Discussion Paper on Constitutional Recognition of Indigenous Australians
16 Sep 2011 Review of Crime and Misconduct Commission Act 2001
15 Sep 2011 Submission on the Business Names (Commonwealth Powers) Bill 2011
15 Sep 2011 Small Business Commissioner Bill 2011 (SA) 2
14 Sep 2011 Terms of Reference on Sentencing for Child Sexual Offences
14 Sep 2011 Concerns with the Close of Numbinah Correctional Centre's Male Unit
14 Sep 2011 Response to the Education and Training Legislation Amendment Bill 2011
14 Sep 2011 Cessation of Production of MAIC Paper Application Forms
12 Sep 2011 Mandatory Disclosure of Residential Building Energy, Greenhouse and Water Performance
08 Sep 2011 Terms of Reference in Sentencing of Offenders Convicted of Armed Robbery
07 Sep 2011 UCPR Bulletin - 2
06 Sep 2011 Public Trustee Unclaimed Monies Search
06 Sep 2011 Review of the Crime and Misconduct Commission Act
05 Sep 2011 Two Matters of Reform: Uniform Commercial Arbitration Act and Double Jeopardy
29 Aug 2011 Inquiry into Australian Malaysian Asylum Seeker Agreement
26 Aug 2011 Commencement of Remaining Provisions of the Child Protection and Other Acts Amendment Act
25 Aug 2011 Letter of Support in Relation to Bersih Rallies
19 Aug 2011 Decriminalisation of Children in Care
09 Aug 2011 Access to Legal Representation in Particular Queensland Correctional Centres
04 Aug 2011 Joint Select Committee on Australia's Immigration Detention Network
03 Aug 2011 Proposed Standard Franchise Agreement
29 Jul 2011 Inquiry into International Child Abduction to and from Australia
28 Jul 2011 Inclusion of 17 Year Old Young People in Queensland's Adult Criminal Justice System
25 Jul 2011 Success of the Planning and Environment Court
22 Jul 2011 Queensland Sentencing Advisory Council Consultation on Standard Non-Parole Periods
22 Jul 2011 Inquiry into the Exposure Draft of the Business Names Registration Bill 2011 and Related Bills
21 Jul 2011 Justice Mediation Program
21 Jul 2011 Inquiry into Bills to Divide the Property Agents and Motor Dealers Act 2000
15 Jul 2011 Consultation on Proposed Funding Legislation
15 Jul 2011 Mandatory Sentencing in NSW
12 Jul 2011 Draft Intellectual Property (Raising the Bar) Bill 2011
07 Jul 2011 Scrutiny of Bills Committee Inquiry
06 Jul 2011 Payment of Interpreters in Criminal Law Proceedings
05 Jul 2011 Submission on Greentape Reduction - Reforming Licensing under the Environmental Protection Act 1994
04 Jul 2011 UCPR Bulletin
01 Jul 2011 Rescission of QLS Legal Aid Work Guidelines
30 Jun 2011 Options Paper: Resolution of Small Business (Business-to-Business) Disputes
30 Jun 2011 Federal Court Rules
29 Jun 2011 Mandatory Sentencing - Letter to Campbell Newman
29 Jun 2011 Mandatory Sentencing - Letter to Paul Lucas
28 Jun 2011 Elder Abuse Issues Paper
22 Jun 2011 Submission about the Queensland Government's Response to the Report by the Infrastructure Charges Taskforce - The Role of the Planning and Environment Court
22 Jun 2011 Collaborations Between the Public and Private Sectors: The Role of Intellectual Property
21 Jun 2011 Migration Amendment (Detention Reform and Procedural Fairness) Bill 2011
09 Jun 2011 Draft Guidelines
07 Jun 2011 Draft Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Justice Strategy
06 Jun 2011 Implementation of the Infrastructure Charges Taskforce Final Report
06 Jun 2011 Discussion Paper - National Electronic Conveyancing System: Operations Roles
03 Jun 2011 GITC Review
30 May 2011 Consultation on the Review of Australia's Implementation of the United Nations Convention Agsinst Corruption
30 May 2011 Children and Young People Issues
30 May 2011 Proposed Legislation - Mandatory Life Sentences for Persons Who Murder Police Officers in NSW
20 May 2011 Contact Centre Review
20 May 2011 Migration Amendment (Strengthening the Character Test and Other Provisions) Bill 2011
19 May 2011 Access to Legal Representation in Queensland's Correctional Facilities
18 May 2011 Inquiry into Federal Judicial Review
18 May 2011 Weapons Amendment Bill 2011
16 May 2011 New Section 206 Disclosure Information
12 May 2011 New Federal Court Rules
05 May 2011 Commencement of Current Bills and Impacts on Conveyancing
05 May 2011 Franchising Bill 2010 (WA) - Supplementary Submission
29 Apr 2011 Fundamental Legislative Principles
29 Apr 2011 Productivity Commission - Disability Care and Support Inquiry Draft Report
14 Apr 2011 Electrical Safety and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2011
11 Apr 2011 Treatment of Iranian Lawyers
06 Apr 2011 IP 36 - ALRC Issues Paper on Family Violence - Employment & Superannuation
05 Apr 2011 Draft Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Raising the Bar) Bill 201
01 Apr 2011 Independent Review of Queensland Police Complaints, Discipline and Misconduct System
30 Mar 2011 North Stradbroke Island Protection and Sustainability Bill 2011
30 Mar 2011 Transport and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2011
30 Mar 2011 Retail Shop Leases Issues
25 Mar 2011 Proposed Client Identification Standard
24 Mar 2011 Introduction to the Neighbourhood Disputes Resolution Bill 2010
24 Mar 2011 Neighbourhood Disputes Resolution Bill 2010
24 Mar 2011 Mandatory Drivers Licence Disqualifications Required by Section 78(3) of the the Transport Operations (Road Use) Management Act 1995
24 Mar 2011 Neighbourhood Disputes Resolution Bill
24 Mar 2011 Introduction of the Neighbourhood Disputes Resolution Bill 2010
22 Mar 2011 DPSOA and Parole Issues - Follow Up from Meeting of 9 March 2011
22 Mar 2011 Northern Territory Parole Decisions
18 Mar 2011 Letter of Support to Tokyo Daini Bar Association
18 Mar 2011 Draft Rule of Law Principle
17 Mar 2011 Prohibited Behaviour Orders Act 2010 WA
14 Mar 2011 Review of the Operation of the Lobbying Provisions of the Integrity Act 2009
10 Mar 2011 Dangerous Prisoner and Sexual Offenders Act Regime and Parole Issues
03 Mar 2011 Ex Officio Indictments - Request for Clarification of Policy
28 Feb 2011 DNA Forensic Procedures - Further Independent Review of Part 1D of the Crimes Act 1914
28 Feb 2011 Queensland Sentencing Council
28 Feb 2011 Evaluation of the Queensland Murri Court: Final Report
25 Feb 2011 Exposure Draft of Amendments to the Acts Interpretation Act 1901
25 Feb 2011 Body Corporate and Community Management and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2010
25 Feb 2011 Road Transport (Third Party Insurance) Amendment Bill 2011 (ACT) (Letter to the Canberra Liberals )
25 Feb 2011 Road Transport (Third Party Insurance) Amendment Bill 2011 (ACT) (Letter to the ACT Greens)
11 Feb 2011 Discovery in Federal Courts Consultation Paper
09 Feb 2011 Body Corporate and Community Management and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 (Letter to Scrutiny of Legislation Committee)
09 Feb 2011 Environmental Protection and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2010
09 Feb 2011 Body Corporate and Community Management and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 (Letter to Shadow Minister for Fair Trading)
02 Feb 2011 Inquiry into the Franchising Bill 2010 - WA
31 Jan 2011 Review of the Land Sales Act 1984
27 Jan 2011 Franchising - Supplementary Inquiry
25 Jan 2011 Transition of Division 2B State Award Legal Sector Employers to Legal Services Award 2010
20 Jan 2011 Proposed Time of the Essence Settlement Moratorium for Flood Affected Residential Property Contracts
18 Jan 2011 Issues Facing Queensland Self-Assessors as a Result of the Queensland Floods
10 Jan 2011 DPSOA and Parole Issues
10 Dec 2010 Fair Trading and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2010
07 Dec 2010 Changes to Federal Magistrates Court Rules
03 Dec 2010 National Integrity Commissioner Bill 2010
02 Dec 2010 Franchising
29 Nov 2010 Franchising in Queensland
22 Nov 2010 Funding Arrangements for Not-For-Profit Community Organisations
22 Nov 2010 Civil Proceedings Bill
18 Nov 2010 QLS Endorsement of Updated REIQ Standard Form Contracts
16 Nov 2010 AHRC Consultation: Discrimination on the Basis of Sexual Orientation, Sex and-or Gender Identity
16 Nov 2010 Standard Minimum Jail Terms
12 Nov 2010 Structural Review of Institutional and Working Arrangements in Queensland's Workers' Compensation Scheme
08 Nov 2010 Franchising Bill (WA)
02 Nov 2010 Family Court of Australia - Judicial Appointment to Townsville Registry
26 Oct 2010 Millennium Development Goals
21 Oct 2010 Competition and Consumer Act (Cth) and the Fair Trading Bill 2010 [a]
21 Oct 2010 Criminal Justice Procedure in Queensland
21 Oct 2010 Competition and Consumer Act (Cth) and the Fair Trading Bill 2010 [b]
20 Oct 2010 Natural Resources and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 (No. 2) 2010
18 Oct 2010 Inquiry into the Civil Dispute Resolution Bill 2010
15 Oct 2010 Information Paper - Forensic Disability Bill 2010
05 Oct 2010 Submission on Protecting Queensland's Strategic Cropping Land: A Policy Framework - August 2010
05 Oct 2010 Access to Vehicle Registration Information under the Transport Operations (Road Use Management - Vehicle Registration) Regulation 201
30 Sep 2010 Queensland Law Society Response to Queensland Law Reform Commission Discussion Paper on Jury Selection
29 Sep 2010 BCIPA Discussion Paper
29 Sep 2010 Gabe Watson Case
23 Sep 2010 Lot Entitlements Under the Body Coporate and Community Management Act
20 Sep 2010 Imprisonment of 17 Year Olds in Queensland Adult Prisons
16 Sep 2010 Consultation - Splitting of the Property Agents and Motor Dealers Act 2000
15 Sep 2010 Building and Other Legislation Amendment (No 2) Bill 2010
14 Sep 2010 Interim Paper - Policy Aspects on Introduction of Single Character IDN TLDs
14 Sep 2010 Proposed Changes to Weapons Laws
08 Sep 2010 Amendments to the Legal Profession Act 2007 to Accomodate the Split of PAMDA
03 Sep 2010 Operational Roles in the National Electronic Conveyancing System
19 Aug 2010 Concerns in Relation to Treatment of the Legal Profession in Papua New Guinea
18 Aug 2010 ACIP Review - Post Grant Patent Enforcement Strategies - Final Report 2010 Call for Simpler Patent Enforcement Strategies
13 Aug 2010 Queensland Corrective Services Strategy to Combat Taxation Fraud
10 Aug 2010 Penalties and Sentences (Sentencing Advisory Council) Amendment Bill 2010
06 Aug 2010 Commencement of PAMDA Amendments for Residential Property Sale Contracts
05 Aug 2010 Access and Compensation Agreements under the Geothermal Energy Bill 2010
30 Jul 2010 Productivity Commission Inquiry into Aged Care
27 Jul 2010 Development of National Standards for Out of Home Care
12 Jul 2010 NECO Advocacy for Conveyancer Practice in Queensland
08 Jul 2010 Proposed Queensland Neighbourhood Tree and Dividing Fences Legislation
07 Jul 2010 Inquiry into Judge Alone Trials under Section 132 of the Criminal Procedure Act 1986
05 Jul 2010 Autonomous Sanctions Bill 2010 - Supplementary Submission
02 Jul 2010 Human Rights Bill 2010
01 Jul 2010 Property Agents and Motor Dealers and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2010
01 Jul 2010 Autonomous Sanctions Bill 2010
28 Jun 2010 QLS-OSR April 2010 Meeting Follow Up Submission
25 Jun 2010 Family Violence: Improving Legal Frameworks Consultation Paper
24 Jun 2010 REIQ House and Land Contract Version 7 and REIQ Residential Lots in a Community Titles Scheme Contract Version 3 (3)
15 Jun 2010 REIQ House and Land Contract Version 7 and REIQ Residential Lots in a Community Titles Scheme Contract Version 3 (2)
11 Jun 2010 Queensland Statutory Valuation Reform Options Review - Objections Processes
07 Jun 2010 Review of the Domestic and Family Violence Protection Act 1989
04 Jun 2010 REIQ House and Land Contract Version 7 and REIQ Residential Lots in a Community Titles Scheme Contract Version 3
04 Jun 2010 Representation Rights and Access to Land under the Geothermal Energy Bill 2010
03 Jun 2010 Legal Representation in QCAT
01 Jun 2010 Availability of Information at IP Australia Lodgement Centres
31 May 2010 Workers' Compensation and Rehabilitation and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2010
28 May 2010 Drink Driving in Queensland Discussion Paper
26 May 2010 Worker's Compensation and Rehabilitation and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 and Retrospective Amendments to the Workplace Health and Safety Act 1995
20 May 2010 The Requirement of Solicitors to Execute Indemnities in Order to Obtain Share Registry Information
12 May 2010 Definition of 'Lobbyists' under the Integrity Act 2009 and Australian Legal Practitioners
11 May 2010 NECO Advocacy for Conveyancer Pracitce in Queensland (Submission to the Attorney-General)
11 May 2010 NECO Advocacy for Conveyancer Practice in Queensland (Submission to the Law Council of Australia)
07 May 2010 Valuations Reform Consultancy - QLS Submission
04 May 2010 Proposed New Lot Entitlements System under the Body Corporate and Community Management Act 1997
30 Apr 2010 Requirement for Self Assessment Attestation in OSR Connect
29 Apr 2010 Property Agents and Motor Dealers and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 - Part 3 Amendment of the Body Corporate and Community Management Act 1997
19 Apr 2010 National Consumer Credit Protection Regulations 2010 and Exemptions for Lawyers
19 Apr 2010 The Requirement of Solicitors to Sign Indemnities in Order to Obtain Share Registry Information
16 Apr 2010 Senate Inquiry into the Anti-People Smuggling and Other Measures Bill 2010
16 Apr 2010 Consultation - National Unfair Contract Terms Guide
16 Apr 2010 Funding and Management of Legal Assistance Services
15 Apr 2010 Review of the Associations Incorporation Regulation 1999 and Model Rules
14 Apr 2010 Legal Assistance Sector Funding (Submission to the Federal Treasurer)
14 Apr 2010 Legal Assistance Sector Funding (Submission to the Prime Minister)
06 Apr 2010 National Electronic Conveyancing System - Queensland Law Society View
30 Mar 2010 Memorandum of Understanding between Queensland Law Society and the Tokyo Daini Bar Association (2)
24 Mar 2010 QLS Worker's Compensation Thresholds Submission 2010
19 Mar 2010 Court Supression and Non Publication Orders Bill 2009
04 Mar 2010 Review of the Incarceration of 17 Year Old Criminal Offenders in Adult Correctional Facilities (2)
03 Mar 2010 Swimming Pool Safety Review
24 Feb 2010 Crimes Legislation Amendment (Sexual Offences Against Children) Bill 2010
17 Feb 2010 Valuation of Land and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 (Submission to the Minister for Natural Resources, Mines and Energy and Minister for Trade)
17 Feb 2010 Valuation of Land and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 (Submission to the Scrutiny of Legislation Committee)
17 Feb 2010 Valuation of Land and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2010
16 Feb 2010 Memorandum of Understanding between Queensland Law Society and the Tokyo Daini Bar Association
15 Feb 2010 Guidelines for NGO's Working with Trafficked People
11 Feb 2010 Surrogacy Laws
11 Feb 2010 Review of the Incarceration of 17 Year Old Criminal Offenders in Adult Correctional Facilities
05 Feb 2010 Civil and Criminal Jurisdiction Reform and Modernisation Amendment Bill
05 Feb 2010 Abolition of Cairns Family Court Registrar Position
31 Jan 2010 Civil and Criminal Jurisdiction Reform and Modernisation Amendment Bill 2009
22 Jan 2010 Federal Court Review of Prescribed Costs in the Federal Court
15 Jan 2010 Reform of the Uniform Commercia Arbitration Acts
11 Nov 2005 Anti-Terrorism (No 2) Bill 2005
Terrorism (Preventative Detention) Bill 2005