school & education lawyers

Brisbane-based school and education law specialists

Advising the boards and leaders of schools, colleges and universities

What drives us

We are committed to being agents of justice and mercy in the community – seeking to make a positive contribution to the fabric of this world.

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What We Do

Registration And Endorsement As Charities

Educational Institutions may be for profit or not for profit.

To be exempt from tax, non profit educational institutions in Australia need to be registered as a charity with the ACNC and endorsed as charitable by the ATO. 

Endorsements need to be reviewed annually by the educational institution to ensure that the institution is still entitled to those endorsements.

Additional endorsements (registrations) are usually required under State-based stamp duty and land tax legislation.

Common "School Law" Issues For Schools & Educational Institutions

In addition to the not for profit tax endorsement issues the education sector faces a series of legal issues which require not just good legal advice but legal advice that thoroughly understands the educational context.

Our lawyers understand and regularly advise educational bodies on:

Webinar Recordings

We offer a range of free webinars for school leaders, executives, and board members. Watch our webinar trailer or head to Corney & Lind webinar page to find out the date and register for the next session.

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Our Brisbane Office

Our Brisbane office is opposite the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital on the corner of Bowen Bridge Rd and Campbell St. We’re only minutes from the Brisbane CBD.