The Francis Forbes Society for Australian Legal History (ACN099 158 620) is a registered public company, limited by guarantee.
The aims of the society, as expressed in its Constitution are to:
- encourage the study and advance the knowledge of the history of Australian law
- publish and promote, for the benefit of the public, books, journals, periodicals and other literary publications
- arrange and promote, for the benefit of the public, continuing education
- promote the compilation of authentic records relating to Australian and Indigenous law.