Queensland Law Society

Queensland State Election

2020 Call to Parties Statement

Queensland Law Society represents over 13,000 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 2020 to consider and respond to priority issues identified by our members.

View the responses from the 2020 political parties

  1. Micro economic reforms – supporting
    Queensland businesses, not for profit
    organisations and individuals

  2. Advancing the rights of Aboriginal and Torres
    Strait Islander Peoples

  3. Responding to domestic and family violence
    in our community

  4. Supporting older and vulnerable Queenslanders

  5. Child protection and youth justice

  6. Sustainability, climate and disaster response

  7. Responding to the legal needs of the community –
    ensuring justice for all Queenslanders

  8. Criminal law reform

  9. Supporting legal practices as essential
    community infrastructure

  10. Maintaining the right to fair injury compensation
    for all Queenslanders

  11. Judicial commission

  12. Better resourcing for the justice system
    in Queensland – court resources and
    dispute resolution

  13. Making better laws and good policy

Download the 2020 Call to Parties Statement

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.