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  • Technical/access issues: Thomson Reuters Westlaw and Westlaw AU

    News
    16 January 2017

    Please be advised there are currently issues accessing TR Westlaw and Westlaw AU.

         - Users will experience slow loading at login and then an error—An unexpected error occurred while saving your client ID— when logging in to TR Westlaw

         - Users will experience slow loading when logging into Westlaw AU, but can still log in

    Thomson Reuters are investigating the issue as a matter of urgency.

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  • ICLR Online now available

    New Service
    16 January 2017

    The Law Reports produced by the Incorporated Council of Law Reporting (England & Wales) are now available via ICLR Online. This series is no longer available via Thomson Reuters Westlaw.

    ICLR Online is a paid subscription service but as a registered library member you can access it for free by visiting the library premises.

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  • Registrations now open for QLS Symposium 2017: Framing the future

    Seminar
    13 December 2016

    Friday 17 March, 8.30am to 5pm
    Saturday 18 March, 8.30am to 3pm
    Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre


    Join fellow professionals to hear some of the country’s most respected speakers and learn from futurists on how to plan for, and embrace, the law of the future.

    Be part of Queensland’s most prestigious legal event – QLS Symposium 2017. This not-to-be-missed event brings together future-thinkers, innovators and the profession’s most respected experts to discuss and challenge the future of law.

    Registrations now open – early bird rates available until 17 February.

    Register today and secure 10 CPD points from just one premier event.

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  • Now on YouTube: The Hon Richard Chesterman AO RDF QC on the 'Supreme Court Fire of 1968'

    News
    5 December 2016

    The Hon Richard Chesterman's Selden Society lecture on the Supreme Court Fire of 1968 is now available to watch on YouTube.

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  • Queensland Legal Yearbook 2015

    New Publication
    12 December 2016

    Queensland Legal Yearbook 2015 provides an overview of noteworthy Queensland legal developments for 2015. Compiled by the Supreme Court Library Queensland and edited by John McKenna QC, it is available to download or order for free from the library.

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  • Stuck for a Christmas gift for your colleague or favourite aunty who is a legal history buff?

    News
    28 November 2016

    Why not order a publication from our collection of works about Queensland’s legal history and personalities? Sale on now – receive 20% off your order (postage extra). Place your orders now in time for Christmas.

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  • Supreme Court Library Queensland Christmas closure

    News
    5 December 2016

    Supreme Court Library Queensland (SCLQ) will be closed from Monday 26 December 2016 to Friday 6 January 2017 inclusive.

    Our regular newsletters including Queensland Legal Updater will not be published during this period.

    From all of us at the library, we wish you and your loved ones a safe and happy festive season. We look forward to assisting you again in 2017.

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  • QLS Specialist Accreditation Christmas Breakfast

    Seminar
    2 December 2016

    A highlight of Queensland Law Society's event calendar, the Specialist Accreditation Christmas Breakfast with the Chief Justice provides an opportunity to toast the achievements of our newly accredited specialists and for the profession and the judiciary to celebrate 2016 in a relaxed breakfast setting.

    Friday 2 December (registration: 7 to 7.30am, breakfast: 7.30 to 9am) at the Hilton Brisbane
    Members: $77, non-members: $140

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  • HAL Christmas Drinks and Yugambeh Museum Fundraiser

    Featured
    5 December 2016

    The amazing Yugambeh Youth Choir and celebrated Indigenous musician William Barton will perform at the Christmas drinks and fundraiser for the Yugambeh Museum, Language and Heritage Research Centre to be hosted by the Queensland Chapter of the Hellenic Australian Lawyers Association on 9 December.

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  • Got 5? We want your feedback

    Got 5? We want your feedback

    News
    9 November 2016

    Complete our customer survey to help us get a better understanding of your library needs. Survey is open to all members of the Queensland legal community and should take about 5 minutes to complete. All feedback is anonymous. Closes 29 November.

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  • Now on YouTube: The Hon Justice Margaret McMurdo AC on Justice Sandra Day O’Connor

    News
    1 November 2016

    The Hon Justice Margaret McMurdo AC's Selden Society lecture on Justice Sandra Day O’Connor is now available on YouTube.

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  • Supreme Court Library Queensland Annual report 2015-16

    News
    4 November 2016

    The Supreme Court Library Queensland (SCLQ) Annual report 2015–16 is now available.

    This report details our achievements, performance and financial position for the 2015–16 financial year. It provides information on our future direction, people management and corporate governance processes.

    During 2015–16 we continued to modernise our operations and improve services to our customers; and the emphasis shifted back to ensuring the library's financial security, as well as improving and expanding the range of services provided to our two main customer groups: judicial officers and legal practitioners.

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  • Now on YouTube: the Hon Margaret White AO on Mabo v State of Queensland (No 2)

    News
    22 September 2016

    The Hon Margaret White AO's Selden Society lecture on Mabo v State of Queensland (No 2) is now available on YouTube.

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  • Protocol for the Recording and Broadcasting of Judgment Remarks

    News
    16 September 2016

    A new protocol has been released, setting out arrangements and procedures for the recording and broadcasting of the Court’s judgment remarks by accredited media, to ensure fair and accurate reporting of the Court's judgment remarks and to increase the accessibility of court proceedings, while ensuring that proceedings are run efficiently and fairly.

    Application process

    Accredited media may apply to the Court to record and broadcast judgment remarks using the Court’s application form, which is to be submitted by email to the Court's Information Officer.

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  • Selden Society 2016 Annual meeting and luncheon

    Featured
    14 October 2016

    With special guest speaker The Hon Justice Glenn Martin AM: The Brisbane Bar – 40 Years Ago

    Friday 14 October
    12.30pm for 1pm start
    Judges’ Conference Room
    Level 16, Queen Elizabeth II Courts of Law

    $100 Selden Society members
    $125 non-members

    Registration and payment due 30 September

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