About Us

The Rule of Law Institute of Australia is an independent, politically non-partisan, not-for-profit body formed to uphold the rule of law in Australia. The Institute aims to promote discussion on the importance of the principles which underpin the rule of law.

Model Litigant Rules

A level playing field in litigation between the government and the individual.

Access to Justice

The rule of Law is a hollow ideal without access to justice.

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Checks and Balances

Accountability and transparency

Free Speech and Media

To be able to speak out about the way the law is administered without fear.

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Common Law Rights

Presumption of innocence, procedural fairness, protected by an independent judiciary.