Police Commissioner to front DFV inquiry

Police Commissioner Katarina Carroll will by quizzed on Queensland Police Service (QPS) responses to domestic and family violence when the independent DFV commission of inquiry

Vacancies on Queensland’s CCC

The Crime and Corruption Commission (CCC) is currently advertising vacancies for the position of Deputy Chairperson and Ordinary Commissioner. The closing date for applications is



Help us shape the future of the Queensland legal profession. The Future Leaders Committee (FLC) is a platform for next generation lawyers to launch their dreams, ideas and thinking for our profession. Read more about the opportunity to lead the profession into the future.


COVID-19: The road out

COVID-19 has caused many changes and disruption to our lives. As we still grapple with the new normal, read here about the legacy COVID-19 has left on the way we live and work and what this means for the legal profession.

Have your say today

The QLS Access to Justice survey is now open. But what is Access to Justice and why is it important? Read here about why practitioners are passionate about Access to Justice and the value of having your say to help improve this area of law.

The diversity journey

We’ve come so far – but it’s clear that more needs to be done to build a genuinely diverse and inclusive profession



The recent announcement that the Government will no longer seek to overturn the High Court’s decision in Love v Commonwealth is a reminder that the place of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in the Australian constitutional framework has yet to be fully resolved.
Glen Cranwell

In business

In practice


As restrictions continue to ease and we approach the year's end, are we forgetting COVID-19's effect on mental health?
Simon Playford

Outside the law

Recently, I posted that it'd be good if we were allowed to put our mailboxes one metre from the road, so that the postie didn’t ride on the footpath and collide with mothers pushing prams; plus the grass would be able to grow...
Shane Budden