The Indigenous Lawyers Association of Queensland Inc ("ILAQ") was founded in 2007. Our current membership consists of members of the judiciary, barristers, solicitors and law students from across Queensland.
ILAQ assists indigenous lawyers and law students by providing ongoing support and advice through their career.
Our primary objective is to increase the number of indigenous Australians practising in the legal profession in Queensland.
World Indigenous Legal Conference
Planning is well under way for the World Indigenous Legal Conference in 2014.
Call for Papers - The call for papers closes on 14 February 2014.
Accommodation: ILAQ has partnered with ACCOR to offer special accommodation rates for all delegates attending the conference. Delegates may choose from 8 hotels in Brisbane, all conveniently located in the CBD.
Registration - Conference registration opens in February.
For more information click on the WILC 2014 Tab.
National Indigenous Youth Parliament
The National Indigenous Youth Parliament (NIYP) is an exciting program run by the Australian Electoral Commission in partnership with the YMCA and the Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House.
Indigenous Australians aged between 16 and 25, with an interest in government and the parliamentary process should apply.
NIYP will be held from 28 May to 3 June 2014 in Canberra. Participants will attend a training day, to be held in their state or territory in April 2014.