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