About CALC

CALC is the Commonwealth Association of Legislative Counsel. CALC's object is to promote cooperation in matters of professional interest among people in the Commonwealth engaged in legislative drafting or in training people in legislative drafting. CALC has members in most parts of the Commonwealth.

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About CALC

CALC is the Commonwealth Association of Legislative Counsel. CALC's object is to promote cooperation in matters of professional interest among people in the Commonwealth engaged in legislative drafting or in training people in legislative drafting. CALC has members in most parts of the Commonwealth.

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Conferences

The 2017 CALC Conference and Workshop was held in Melbourne and Sydney Australia. The conference and workshop were both very successful.

Papers from the conference and workshop will be published in The Loophole over the next year or so.

As soon as information about the 2019 Conference is available, it will be published here.

There is also other information about conferences on the Conference page.

Latest Newsletter

  • February 2017 Newsletter ( 2.23 MB | )

Latest Loophole

Employment

For a more information about Employment opportunities and Contract drafters, please see the Employment page.

Position Closing Date Information for applicants

Parliamentary Counsel's Office - Western Australia Recruitment Pool, Legislative drafters
Assistant Parliamentary Counsel (L2LG, L3LG, L4LG, L5LG) and Senior Assistant Parliamentary Counsel (L6LG, L7LG)
For details regarding eligibility to work in Western Australia see 'Information about applying'.

4:30 pm (WST) Monday 15 May 2017 Info (227 KB)
Info (24 KB)
Information about applying(359 KB)

Click to apply

Legal Drafter, Solomon Islands Sunday 5 May 2017 Info (116 KB) Application (109 KB)
Legal Policy Adviser, Solomon Islands Sunday 5 May 2017 Info (117 KB) Application (110 KB)

Services

CALC has a number of services that are provided for the benefit of members and legislative drafting offices.

These services include:

  • advertising drafting positions
  • the CALC online drafting advice service
  • the CALC office organisation advice service.

For more details, please see the CALC Services Page.

Articles & papers

Find all the papers and articles published as part of the Loophole, organised by year of publication.

View Papers and Articles

Forum

The forum is only available for registered and logged in members.

Drafting manuals

CALC provides links to drafting manuals that are on the websites of various drafting offices.

View Drafting manuals page

Training

CALC provides links to information about various courses and training in legislative drafting.

View training page