Events

Law Week is being held from 13-18 May 2019. The below events calendar lists events and activities that are taking place as part of Law Week 2019. If you’re hosting or planning an event, upload the event details to our online events calendar.


Information Display

13th May 2019 8:30am - 17th May 2019 4:30am | Hervey Bay
26 Queens Rd

Hervey Bay Courthouse with have a Law Week foyer display with a range of information on Qld Courts and justice services.

Information display

13th May 2019 8:30am - 17th May 2019 4:30pm | Warwick
88 Fitzroy Street

Display of materials and resources located in the foyer of the Warwick Courthouse

Information Display

13th May 2019 1:00pm - 17th May 2019 1:00pm | Rockhampton
Rockhampton Courthouse, 46 East Street

A display of brochures, fact sheets and promotional items providing a range of information on court and justice services.

MDLA Trainee Solicitor Moot Court Competition - Heat 1

13th May 2019 1:15pm-2:15pm | Mackay
Court 4, Level 1, Mackay Courthouse, 12 Brisbane Street

All are welcome to come and see teams of Trainee Solicitors battle it out in Heat 1 of the Annual Mackay District Law Association (MDLA) Law Week Moot Court Competition. Proceedings will begin at 1:15 pm sharp.

Information display

13th May 2019 8:30pm - 17th May 2019 8:30pm | Southport
Magistrates Court Cnr Hinze & Davenport Streets

A display of brochures, fact sheets and promotional items providing a range of information on court and justice services.

Information display

13th May 2019 8:30pm - 17th May 2019 4:30pm | Mackay
Foyer, Mackay Courthouse, 12 Brisbane Street

A display of brochures, fact sheets and promotional items providing a range of information on justice services.

Queensland Legal Walk Toowoomba

14th May 2019 7:00am-9:00am | Toowoomba
Toowoomba Magistrates Court

The Queensland Legal Walk unites communities to walk together and raise vital funds to ensure all Queenslanders have access to the legal system. Walks are happening right across Queensland, and registration is essential. Visit the website www.qldlegalwalk.org.au for info on how to join a walk or make a donation. Funds raised will help those who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, people with mental illness, refugees and self-represented litigants.

Queensland Legal Walk Toowoomba: Find out more

Queensland Legal Walk Sunshine Coast

14th May 2019 7:00am-9:00am | Sunshine Coast
The Esplanade

The Queensland Legal Walk unites communities to walk together and raise vital funds to ensure all Queenslanders have access to the legal system. Walks are happening right across Queensland, and registration is essential. Visit the website www.qldlegalwalk.org.au for info on how to join a walk or make a donation. Funds raised will help those who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, people with mental illness, refugees and self-represented litigants.

Queensland Legal Walk Sunshine Coast: Find out more

Queensland Legal Walk Townsville

14th May 2019 7:00am-9:00am | Townsville
Cnr of Flinders and Stanley Streets

The Queensland Legal Walk unites communities to walk together and raise vital funds to ensure all Queenslanders have access to the legal system. Walks are happening right across Queensland, and registration is essential. Visit the website www.qldlegalwalk.org.au for info on how to join a walk or make a donation. Funds raised will help those who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, people with mental illness, refugees and self-represented litigants.

Queensland Legal Walk Townsville: Find out more

Queensland Legal Walk Cairns

14th May 2019 7:00am-9:00am | Cairns
Esplande

The Queensland Legal Walk unites communities to walk together and raise vital funds to ensure all Queenslanders have access to the legal system. Walks are happening right across Queensland, and registration is essential. Visit the website www.qldlegalwalk.org.au for info on how to join a walk or make a donation. Funds raised will help those who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, people with mental illness, refugees and self-represented litigants.

Queensland Legal Walk Cairns: Find out more

Queensland Legal Walk Brisbane

14th May 2019 7:00am-9:00am | Brisbane City
Starts and ends at QEII Courts of Law, 415 George Street

The Queensland Legal Walk unites communities to walk together and raise vital funds to ensure all Queenslanders have access to the legal system. The walk in Brisbane will be led by the Honourable Catherine Holmes, Chief Justice of Queensland and the Honourable Yvette D'Ath, Attorney-General and Minister for Justice. Walks are happening right across Queensland, and registration is essential. Visit our website for info on how to join the walk or make a donation https://www.qldlegalwalk.org.au/ Funds raised will help those who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, people with mental illness, refugees and self-represented litigants.

Queensland Legal Walk Brisbane: Find out more

Queensland Legal Walk Gold Coast

14th May 2019 7:00am-9:00am | Southport
Starts and ends at Southport District Court, Cnr Davenport and Hinze Streets

The Queensland Legal Walk unites communities to walk together and raise vital funds to ensure all Queenslanders have access to the legal system. Walks are happening right across Queensland, and registration is essential. Visit the website www.qldlegalwalk.org.au for info on how to join a walk or make a donation. Funds raised will help those who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, people with mental illness, refugees and self-represented litigants.

Queensland Legal Walk Gold Coast: Find out more

LawRight Fundraiser Breakfast

14th May 2019 7:30am-8:30am | Mackay
Jamica Blue, Sydney Street

The Mackay District Law Association is holding a fundraiser breakfast. Cost is $12.00 per person and you will receive a muffin and a coffee or tea. .Funds raised will help ensure all Queenslanders have access to the legal system, including those who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, people with mental illness, refugees and self-represented litigants. Registrations essential.

Moot Court for High School Legal Studies Students

14th May 2019 9:00am-12:00pm | Mackay
Court 4, Mackay Courthouse, 12 Brisbane Street

Moot Court involving local high school legal studies students. This event is not open to the public

QEII Courts of Law tours—Law, Crime and Justice Trail

14th May 2019 1:00pm-2:00pm | Brisbane
QEII Courts of Law, 415 George Street, QLS 4000

• Have you ever wanted to see inside a courthouse? • Did you know the design of the QEII Courts of Law building in Brisbane was inspired by traditional Queenslander homes with its use of wooden floors and extensive sun-shading? • Do you want to learn more about Queensland's legal system and the fascinating architecture of our unique legal precinct? We invite you to join one of two free behind-the-scenes tours of the Queen Elizabeth II Courts of Law in Brisbane. Tours include the library, Banco Court, the portrait gallery, and a courtroom.

QEII Courts of Law tours—Law, Crime and Justice Trail: Find out more

Moot Court for High School Legal Studies Students

15th May 2019 9:00am-12:00pm | Mackay
Court 4, Mackay Courthouse, 12 Brisbane Street

Moot Court involving local high school legal studies students. This event is not open to the public.

MDLA trainee solicitor Moot Court competition - Heat 2

15th May 2019 1:15pm-2:15pm | Mackay
Court 4, Level 1, Mackay Courthouse, 12 Brisbane Street

All are welcome to come and see teams of trainee solicitors battle it out in Heat 2 of the annual Mackay District Law Association (MDLA) Law Week Moot Court competition. Proceedings will being at 1:15pm sharp

Probation and Parole Information Session

15th May 2019 3:00pm-4:00pm | Mackay
Jury Assembly Room, Mackay Courthouse, 12 Brisbane Street

Information session by Cherrine Jocumsen, Manager for Probation & Parole Mackay. Cherrine will be available for questions afterwards. All are welcome :)

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Law Students Meet the Profession

15th May 2019 6:00pm-8:00pm | Brisbane
Supreme Court of Queensland Library

Griffith Law School proudly invites you to the inaugural Meet the Profession networking event for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander law students. We've collaborated with Bond University, QUT and The University of Queensland to increase opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander law students to diversify the legal profession. Join us to hear from a panel of distinguished Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander law alumni, drawn from all four universities, to discuss: "Where are Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in law and justice?". Hosted by Griffith Law School alumnus and barrister Joshua Creamer. Panel members Cameron Costello (Quandamooka Yoolooburrabee Aboriginal Corporation) Candice Hughes (YFS Legal) Emily MacDonald (MinterEllison) Rebecca Price (Australian Competition and Consumer Commission) After the panel, meet Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander law students from across Brisbane and the Gold Coast and legal professionals committed to reconciliation. Registrations are essential.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Law Students Meet the Profession: Find out more

MDLA trainee solicitor Moot Court competition - FINAL

17th May 2019 1:15pm-2:15pm | Mackay
Court 4, Level 1, Mackay Courthouse, 12 Brisbane Street

All are welcome to come and see teams of trainee solicitors battle it out in the Final of the annual Mackay District Law Association (MDLA) Law Week Moot Court competition. Proceedings will begin at 1:15pm sharp.

QEII Courts of Law tours—Law, Crime and Justice Trail.

17th May 2019 2:00pm-3:00pm | Brisbane
QEII Courts of Law, 415 George Street, QLD 4000

• Have you ever wanted to see inside a courthouse? • Did you know the design of the QEII Courts of Law building in Brisbane was inspired by traditional Queenslander homes with its use of wooden floors and extensive sun-shading? • Do you want to learn more about Queensland's legal system and the fascinating architecture of our unique legal precinct? We invite you to join one of two free behind-the-scenes tours of the Queen Elizabeth II Courts of Law in Brisbane. Tours include the library, Banco Court, the portrait gallery, and a courtroom.

QEII Courts of Law tours—Law, Crime and Justice Trail.: Find out more

Gympie Courthouse school visit

28th May 2019 8:00am-2:00pm | Gympie Qld 4570
38 Channon Street

A group of students will be visiting the Gympie courthouse, sitting in on District and Magistrates Court matters to learn about the law and justice system.