Bushfire emergency situation
13 November 2019
Updated 7 January 2020
As the bushfire emergency situation continues in parts of Queensland and at emergency levels in New South Wales and Victoria, Queensland Law Society urges practitioners to put safety first. Listen, watch and act, and follow all guidance from State emergency agencies, including Queensland Fire & Emergency Services and Queensland Police.
In the event that your practice is affected by bushfire, there are resources available to aid your recovery:
Additionally, GlobalX is offering free land documentation for bushfire-affected Australians.
As always, LawCare is available. This member benefit provides a range of confidential, personal and professional support. It is easy to access, complimentary and available to all Society members, their staff and their immediate family members. Our LawCare provider, Converge, also has information available for practitioners:
There are also a number of excellent resources which QLS members can access from a range of organisations: