Queensland Law Society

Federal Election

2019 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 Queensland solicitors, Queensland Law Society is calling on Queensland Federal parliamentarians in 2019 to consider and respond to the following priority issues identified by our members.

Read the 2019 Call to Parties Statement. Issues identified in the Statement include:

  1. Make justice more accessible

  2. Resource federal courts, tribunals and commissions

  3. First Nations People advancement

  4. Fairly resolve family law disputes

  5. Consumer protection and protection for employees

  6. Strong and sustainable compensation schemes

  7. Assist businesses, including law firms

  8. Develop our region and our profession

  9. Engage the not-for-profit sector

  10. Royal Commissions of Inquiry

  11. Implement a national plan to combat elder abuse

  12. Maintain the independence of the Australian Law Reform Commission

  13. Commonwealth law reform processes

  14. Review of Corporations Act 2001

  15. Preserving the integrity of our justice system

  16. Preserving privacy