Organisation

Law Council of Australia

Guide

Best practice guide for legal practitioners in relation to elder financial abuse

This guide is intended to assist legal practitioners to identify and address potential issues regarding elder financial abuse in the preparation and execution of wills and other advance planning documents.
Report

The Justice Project: final report

The Justice Project, which began in early 2017, is the Law Council’s national, comprehensive review into the state of access to justice in Australia for people experiencing significant disadvantage. It is one of the most extensive reviews of its type in forty years.
Report

The Justice Project: progress report

The Justice Project is the Law Council’s national review into the state of access to justice for people in Australia, who face significant economic and social disadvantage. It is being overseen by a Steering Committee of eminent lawyers, jurists and academics, chaired by former High...
Policy report

Proposal for Australia’s role in a regional cooperative approach to the flow of asylum seekers into and within the Asia-Pacific region

The Law Council of Australia considers that any regional responses to the flow of asylum seekers into and within the Asia-Pacific region must comply with the agreed standards set out in international legal instruments.
Discussion paper

The Justice Project: introduction and consultation questions

The Law Council of Australia is undertaking a comprehensive national review into the state of access to justice in Australia.