CALD is the peak body of Australian Law Schools. The Deans of each law school in Australia comprise the members of the Council and they meet regularly throughout the year.The CALD website includes important documents including the Standards for Australian Law Schools, adopted by CALD in November 2009 and amended in March 2013.
Details of Law Schools Deans are included here.
ALTA is a professional body which represents the interests of law teachers in Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and the Pacific Islands. ALTA holds an annual conference on legal education and publishes the Journal of the Australasian Law Teachers Association.
Accreditation and admission bodies
Law Admissions Consultative Committee (LACC)
The website of this national body houses current documents relating to admission, including the recently updated Uniform Admission Rules 2014, which in Schedule 1 outlines the 'prescribed areas of knowledge' also called 'the Priestley 11' and Practical Legal Training (PLT) Competency Standards for Entry-level lawyers (note that the current November 2009 PLT standard will cease to operate at the end of 2014 and the second version will come into effect on 1 January 2015); the Uniform Principles for Assessing Overseas Qualifications; and the Accreditation of subjects in Overseas Law Courses.
The site also contains submissions to inquiries, the 2010 LACC Statement on Statutory Interpretation, discussion papers (including the 2011 'Reconciling Academic Requirements and Threshold Learning Outcomes') and more.
Information on the admitting procedure of each Australian State and Territory can be found here::
SA - Board of Examiners