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

  • December 2017 Newsletter ( 2.79 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 (Agency Head)
New South Wales Parliamentary Counsel’s Office
5 February 2018 Info (198 KB) Role description
Call for applications for scholarships and visiting professors for fully-funded 18-month LLM in legislative law and drafting (2018/2019 academic year) in 3 European Universities 28 February 2018 Info (481 KB)

Application for scholarships

Online platform for applications

Application for visiting professors

Consultant to provide legislative drafting services for new Copyright Act - Legislation Division - Attorney-General's Chambers - Singapore

4.00pm (Singapore time) Wednesday 18 October 2017 Info (91KB)   Info (307KB) Invitation to tender

Parliamentary Counsel's Office - Western Australia - Deputy Parliamentary Counsel - Senior Legal Offices Band 2, $345,581 - $375,819 pa

4:30 pm (WST) Friday 20 October 2017 Info (982 KB)   Info (162 KB) Click to apply

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.

Publications catalogue

Find papers and articles published in the Newsletter or Loophole.

View Publications catalogue

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