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  • System maintenance

    Featured
    21 April 2017

    We would like to advise you of planned system maintenance of core Supreme Court Library Queensland infrastructure on Friday 28 April 2017 between 6pm and 8pm.

    For most if not all of this time, you will not have access to our website services.

    Thank you for your understanding.

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  • QSAC Sentencing Matters podcast series: episode 2 'Evidence-based sentencing' now available

    Podcast
    20 April 2017

    The second podcast in the Queensland Sentencing Advisory Council's (QSAC) Sentencing Matters series is now available.

    In this episode—Evidence-based sentencing—former California Supreme Court Judge Peggy Hora explores the topic of being smart on crime with evidence-based sentencing focusing on drug courts.

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  • Supreme Court Library Queensland - now open

    Featured
    31 March 2017

    Supreme Court Library Queensland is now open, after closing due to the significant weather event following ex-cyclone Debbie.

    We apologise for any inconvenience.

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  • Consultation on review of classification of child exploitation materials for sentencing purposes – closing 10 April

    News
    29 March 2017

    Queensland Sentencing Advisory Council (QSAC) are keen to hear your views about sentencing matters in Queensland to inform their research and policy advice.

    QSAC are currently calling for submissions on their review into the classification of child exploitation material for sentencing purposes.

    Closing date: Monday 10 April 2017

    The review will assess if improvements to the current classification system—the Oliver scale—are required and, if so, what alternatives should be implemented.

    Interested parties are asked to respond to 10 questions set out in the consultation paper, or any issues arising from the terms of reference.

    All submissions to the consultation paper, as well as additional consultation conducted with key agencies, will inform QSAC's response to the terms of reference.

    For more information about the review and details on how to provide a submission visit the QSAC website.

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  • QSAC Sentencing Matters podcast series - episode 1 'What is sentencing?' now available

    Seminar
    27 March 2017

    The Queensland Sentencing Advisory Council (QSAC) has released its first podcast in the Sentencing Matters series. This podcast series informs, engages and advises on sentencing issues in Queensland, nationally and internationally.

    In the first episode—What is sentencing?— the council’s Deputy Chair Elena Marchetti talks with Griffith Criminology Institute researcher Rebecca Wallis about the principles and purposes of sentencing.

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  • Supreme Court Oration 2017 - video recording and paper now available

    News
    22 March 2017

    Watch a recording or download the paper from the Supreme Court Oration 2017 - Judicial method in the 21st century, presented by the Honourable Susan Kiefel AC, Chief Justice of Australia on 16 March 2017.

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  • Queensland Legal Walk - registrations open

    Event
    16 May 2017

    Register online now for the 10th Annual Queensland Legal Walk on Tuesday 16 May.

    Walks will commence simultaneously at 7am in Brisbane, Toowoomba, Mackay, Townsville, Cairns and the Sunshine Coast. The Brisbane walk will start and finish at the Queen Elizabeth II Courts of Law complex and follow a 5km route along both sides of the Brisbane River.

    Queensland Legal Walk is an annual Law Week event which celebrates the legal profession’s pro bono contribution across Queensland. It raises vital funds for LawRight (previously QPILCH) to support those most in need – the homeless, those with mental illness, victims of domestic violence and self-represented litigants.

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  • QSIS access has been restored

    News
    17 March 2017

    Access to Queensland Sentencing Information Service (QSIS) has been restored.

    We apologise for any inconvenience.

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  • System maintenance

    News
    4 March 2017

    We would like to advise of planned system maintenance being performed on core Supreme Court Library Queensland infrastructure on Saturday 4 March 2017 from 10 pm to Sunday 5 March 2017 at 7am.

    During this time, you may experience degraded performance or possible disruption to our website services. We are expecting minimal interruption during this time.

    Thank you for your understanding.

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  • System maintenance

    Featured
    27 February 2017

    We would like to advise of planned system maintenance being performed on core Supreme Court Library Queensland infrastructure from 11pm to 1am on Monday 27 February 2017.

    During this time, you may experience degraded performance or possible disruption to our website services. We are expecting minimal interruption during this time.

    Thank you for your understanding.

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  • Supreme Court Library Queensland - now open

    Featured
    24 February 2017

    Supreme Court Library Queensland is now open, after closing due to the fire last Friday in Brisbane’s Queen Elizabeth II Courts of Law.

    We apologise for any inconvenience.

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  • Family Law Intensive

    News
    25 February 2017

    The Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia is bringing the Family Law Intensive program to Brisbane, on Saturday 25 February 2017.

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  • HAL (QLD) Seminar by Chief Justice Allsop AO

    News
    29 March 2017

    FULLY BOOKED - REGISTRATIONS HAVE NOW CLOSED

    First HAL event for the year will be held in Court 1, Level 7, at the Federal Court of Australia, Commonwealth Law Courts, 119 North Quay, Brisbane on 29 March 2017. The Honourable James Allsop AO, Chief Justice of the Federal Court of Australia, will present a paper entitled “Rules and Values in Law: The Ever Present Influence of Greek Philosophy”.

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  • Supreme Court Oration 2017: Judicial method in the 21st century

    News
    16 March 2017

    Supreme Court Oration 2017
    Judicial method in the 21st century
    Presented by Australia’s new Chief Justice of the High Court, the Honourable Susan Kiefel AC

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  • Queensland Law Calendar

    Queensland Law Calendar

    News
    17 January 2017

    Key events for 2017 are highlighted in the Queensland Law Calendar.

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