These are some of the major current issues for the profession. These features bring together material from across the website, with regular updates so it's easier to keep track.
In this section
- Immigration Detention and Asylum Seekers
- For over a decade the Law Council has strongly and consistently opposed mandatory, indefinite and non-reviewable immigration detention and has repeatedly called for the Federal Government to replace that policy with a limited form of reviewable detention.
- The Law Council monitors the implementation of Australia's human rights obligations and responds to legislative reviews or related matters.
- Issues affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
- The Law Council is an active proponent and advocate for the legal rights of Aboriginal peoples and Torres Strait Islanders.
- RRRLaw – legal careers in Rural, Regional and Remote (RRR) Australia
- RRRLaw gives current and aspiring legal practitioners an insight into what life is like in RRR Australia by breaking down myths and highlighting the exciting opportunities available to lawyers across Australia.
- Legal Aid Matters – Legal Assistance and Access to Justice
- The current state of legal aid funding leaves many Australians without access to justice. The "Legal Aid Matters" campaign aims to improve access to justice for some of our society's most vulnerable members.
- Equitable Briefing Policy
- The Equitable Briefing Policy was developed in response to reports in recent years that appearances in Australian superior courts are the product of inequitable gender briefing practices.