Frequently Asked Questions


General Information

We are located on Level 1 of the Supreme Court Building at Queen Elizabeth II Courts of Law, 415 George Street, Brisbane City 4000.

Our office hours are 8:30am to 4:30pm on Mondays to Fridays (with the exception of public holidays).

  • By telephone:

(07) 3236 1855.

  • Via email:

[email protected].

  • Via mail to our postal address:

ICLRQ

PO Box 13307 (George Street Post Shop)

Brisbane QLD 4003

  • In person at our office:

Level 1, Supreme Court Building

Queen Elizabeth II Courts of Law Complex

415 George Street

Brisbane City 4000

Our office hours are 8:30am to 4:30pm on Mondays to Fridays (with the exception of public holidays).

From March 2018, the Queensland Reports can be accessed electronically through the Queensland Judgments website, free of charge.

The website is a joint initiative of the ICLRQ and the Supreme Court of Queensland Library Committee to publish, on behalf of the principal courts and tribunals of Queensland, an authoritative, complete and functional collection of Queensland case law (including the Queensland Reports).

Printed editions of the Queensland Reports are also available in most public law libraries throughout Australia. The Supreme Court of Queensland Library has physical copies of the Queensland Reports dating back to 1860 which can be accessed by members of the public any time between 8:30am to 4:30pm on Mondays to Fridays to look through the collection.

A limited number of new sets can be also purchased from the ICLRQ. (Please see below)

From 1 January 2012, the Queensland Law Reporter is published digitally on this website and its Recent Editions can be accessed free of charge.

Weekly subscriptions are also available upon request via this link at no additional cost.

For older editions of the QLR (prior to 1 January 2012), the Supreme Court of Queensland Library has physical copies of the Queensland Law Reporter dating back to 1908 which can be accessed by members of the public any time between 8:30am to 4:30pm on Mondays to Fridays to look through the collection.

Advertising in the QLR

The current advertising rate is $161.70AUD (GST inclusive) per single publication of a standard legal notice. Rates for other advertising may be discussed with the Secretary of the ICLRQ.

The ICLRQ currently does not intend to increase its standard advertising fee (as of 2 January 2019 and for the coming financial year 2019-2020).

We require both the advertisement and payment by the deadline, in order for your advertisement to be published in the Queensland Law Reporter.

We currently accept the following payment methods: cash (exact change preferable); credit card or debit card (VISA or MasterCard only); cheque or money order (must be made payable or written out to “The Incorporated Council of Law Reporting”).

We do not accept cheques written out to “Queensland Reports” or “Queensland Law Reporter”. We do also not accept scanned versions of cheques via email.

We are currently unable to accept payments via EFT or bank transfer.

The Queensland Law Reporter is published every Friday with the deadline for payment and submission of the advertisement being the Monday prior at 3:30pm.

Please be advised that the ICLRQ is unable to accept submission of advertisements for the relevant publication date after the deadline has passed.

In 2019, the QLR is scheduled for publication every Friday from 11 January 2019 to 20 December 2019. Please click here to view our 2019 publication dates and deadlines.

To arrange for public notices to be published in the Queensland Law Reporter, please send the following to the ICLRQ before the relevant publication deadline (either by post, email, or hand-delivery):

  • by post to:  P.O. Box 13307, George Street, Brisbane QLD 4003

Once payment has been received and processed, the receipt invoice will be emailed to you (please allow 1-2 business days for processing).

  • by email to: [email protected]
    • soft copy of the text of the Notice you wish to have published (Form 103 or Form 9) – Word Document format preferable;
    • payment via credit card (VISA or MasterCard only) of $161.70 per advertisement;

Download Credit Card Authorisation Form here or call our office at (07) 3236 1855 to provide your credit card details over the phone

    • in your email, written instructions specifying your preferred publication date in the QLR (otherwise “please publish in the next available edition of the QLR”); and
    • your phone number and preferred email address to send the receipt invoice to.

Please whitelist or add to your address book [email protected] in your email inbox, in order to avoid any emails from the ICLRQ going to your spam folder.

Upon sending your advertising request to the ICLRQ via email, you will receive a notification email confirming that we have received your Notice for publication in the QLR, and that we will process payment for your advertisement and send you the receipt invoice in due course.

Please allow 1-2 business days for processing.

The ICLRQ also regrets that, after the relevant publication deadline has passed, notices can only be withdrawn or corrected with the permission of the Secretary of the ICLRQ.

The ICLRQ regrets that it cannot advise or assist in the drafting of public notices.

Please contact either the Public Trustee of Queensland or the Brisbane Supreme Court Registry at (07) 3247 4313, if you need further information or guidance on lodging an application for grant of probate or letters of administration.

For queries about admission to the legal profession, please contact the Legal Practitioners Admissions Board or refer to the Queensland Law Society website.

We only advertise public notices. We do not proofread. The content of your advertisement is published exactly as submitted.

We also do not provide proofs of advertisements prior to publication, or copies of the notices or of the Queensland Law Reporter.

You can view and download your notice online, on our website after midday on the day of publication, by accessing the relevant edition of the QLR here.

Notices can only be withdrawn or corrected up until 4:30pm on the Wednesday prior to publication.

No refunds can be issued (for cancellation of advertisements) nor further amendments be applied to advertisements after this deadline has passed.

The Queensland Law Reporter is published digitally on this website and can be accessed free of charge.

You can view your notice online and download it from our website at midday on the day of publication, by accessing the relevant edition of the QLR here.

Public notices published in the QLR from 1 January 2012 onwards are also accessible through the Probate Notice Database, which is updated every Friday after 5:00pm.

Subscriptions and Printed Editions

To receive a free copy of the QLR to your email inbox every Friday, simply fill in the form via this link.

Subscribers to the QLR also receive a monthly supplement to the Queensland Reports, and new developments in connection with the Queensland Reports website and the Queensland Judgements website.

The format and distribution of the Queensland Reports have changed from 2018 onwards.

The ICLRQ is no longer producing Loose Leaf Parts and each monthly part will instead be released as a digital publication to both Queensland Reports bound volume subscribers and subscribers to the Queensland Law Reporter.

From 2018, the Queensland Reports are issued in printed format of three annual bound volumes. The current subscription rate is $198.00AUD (including GST and delivery).

Subscription to the printed bound volumes of the Queensland Reports can be requested by emailing [email protected] or phoning the ICLRQ office at (07) 3236 1855.

Previously, the printed editions of the Queensland Reports were available as

The ICLRQ holds a limited number of previous and current annual printed editions of the Queensland Reports, which are available for purchase (subject to availability).

One-off annual sets (from 1983 to 2017) may be purchased as either Loose Leaf Parts (12 per year) or bound volumes (2 per year) for $132.00AUD (including GST and postage within Australia).

The 2018 Queensland Reports is only available as a bound volume set (consisting of three volumes) and can be purchased for $198.00 (including GST and delivery).

Please contact the Secretary of the ICLRQ for further information at [email protected].

A limited number of the full set of the Queensland Reports (1860-2017) are currently available for purchase from the ICLRQ at a discounted price of $3300.00AUD (including GST and delivery).

This full set consists of 131 printed bound volumes:

  • Queensland Supreme Court Reports (1860 to 1881, comprising of two printed volumes);
  • Queensland Law Journal Reports (1881 to 1901, comprising of five printed volumes);
  • Queensland Law Reports, edited by H. R. Beor (1876 to 1878, one printed volume);
  • Queensland Reports 1902 to 1953 (produced biennially, 26 volumes);
  • Queensland Reports 1954 to 1982 (produced annually, 29 volumes); and
  • Queensland Reports 1983 to 2017 (two printed volumes produced every year).

From 2018, the Queensland Reports are issued in printed format of three annual bound volumes. The current subscription rate is $198.00AUD (including GST and delivery).

Please contact the Secretary of the ICLRQ for further information at [email protected].