The Law Council of Australia is the national professional legal organisation. It advises governments, courts and other federal agencies on ways in which the law and the justice system can be improved for the benefit of the community.
The Law Council’s constituent State/territory Law Societies have websites with information on community services plus directories of legal practices, solicitors, barristers, dispute resolution practitioners and accredited specialists, along with addresses and phone numbers. Click on the name below to go to the website:
Law Society of the Australian Capital Territory
Law Society of New South Wales
Law Society of the Northern Territory
Queensland Law Society
Law Society of South Australia
Law Society of Tasmania
Law Institute of Victoria
Law Society of Western Australia
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Law for You is an Australian online service offering plain English legal information. Law4u provides consumers with comprehensive and practical information about the law and dealing with legal problems. The site is organised by states/territories.