Queensland Law Society

Equity, diversity & flexibility

Queensland Law Society (QLS) is committed to promoting the principles and practice of equity and diversity in the Queensland legal profession.

In addition to the need to comply with anti-discrimination legislation and regulations, it is also in every legal practice’s interests to implement appropriate equity, diversity and flexibility arrangements so as to:

  • attract and retain the best talent
  • reduce absenteeism rates
  • reduce stress or burnout
  • improve staff satisfaction and wellbeing
  • assist innovation and productivity
  • attract and retain more diverse clients
  • enhance management style
  • enhance practice reputation
  • reduce internal tensions.

Your feedback

Do you know of any innovative programs or measures to address issues such as gender diversity, work-life balance, positive workplace environments and cultural diversity which could be shared with the legal profession?

Have you come across any resources or information on these issues which the legal profession should be aware of?                             

If so, please email us at policy@qls.com.au.

Useful resources

The links below contain useful resources to help practices realise these benefits.