Australian Property Law Journal
The Australian Property Law Journal provides a comprehensive and analytical coverage of the law and practice relating to real and personal property.
Featuring in-depth articles, commentary, notes and reviews, the Journal seeks to address matters of national interest as well as key international developments. Some key areas covered includes real property and conveyancing, leases, mortgages, personal property, specialty titles relating to land (including strata and cluster titles) and trusts and equity. This journal publishes three issues annually.
Authors are expected to follow the style guidelines of the Australian Guide to Legal Citation.
While the Journal does not adhere to a strict word limit, articles would normally be in the range of 5-10,000 words, though longer or shorter pieces may be accepted where appropriate for the topic. Submissions should contain footnotes not endnotes.
An abstract of 100-150 words must be included.
Graphics, tables, graphs and diagrams should be kept to a minimum. They should be in greyscale; no more than 10cm in width; of high resolution; font is to be Times New Roman, no more than 10pt; must not contain footnotes. Graphics not complying with these requirements will not be published.
All contributions to the Australian Property Law Journal are subject to peer review
By submitting a manuscript for publication in the Australian Property Law Journal, the contributor licenses LexisNexis to publish the manuscript, as approved by the Editorial Board following the peer review process, in the Australian Property Law Journal and in other publications in print or electronic form with due attribution.
By submitting a manuscript for publication in the Australian Property Law Journal, the contributor warrants that the manuscript is an original work, has not been published before, and is not being considered for publication elsewhere, including online publications.
How to Submit
All submissions must be made via the 'Submit an Article' portal on this website. Submissions sent via email will not be accepted.
Submit in Word format only. PDF files or links to external sites are not accepted.
Submissions must be in a 'ready to publish' state, not in draft form. If accepted for publication, authors will have the opportunity to review proofs of their edited work before it is published.
No fees are charged for manuscript processing.
Professor the Hon Clyde Croft AM SC, Professor, Monash University
Professor Paul Babie, Bonython Chair in Law and Professor of Law, Adelaide Law School
Prof A Bradbrook , Emeritus Professor, University of Adelaide
Prof P Butt, Emeritus Professor, University of Sydney
Dr Andrew Hanak KC, Barrister, List A Barristers
The Hon P W Young, Former Justice of the Supreme Court of NSW