The Queensland Law Reform Commission is an independent statutory body established under the Law Reform Commission Act 1968.

The Commission's key statutory duties, as provided in section 10(3) of the Law Reform Commission Act, include duties to:

  • undertake law reform reviews referred to it by the Attorney-General;
  • prepare and submit to the Attorney-General from time to time a proposed program of law reform reviews, for review and approval by the Attorney-General; and
  • undertake any approved program of law reform reviews, subject to any variations made by the Attorney-General in terms of the proposed reviews or their order of priority.

The Commission makes recommendations for law reform in reports submitted to the Attorney-General which are required to be tabled in Parliament.

This site gives you online access to the Commission’s recent publications. You can also electronically submit responses to the Commission’s papers.