About us

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.