An ongoing challenge to the profession is the continuing education of its members. Jonathan Beaumont recently presented this paper at the IIR In-House Counsel Conference in Canberra.
The ANAO published a Better Practice Guideline in August 2006 to assist agencies in better managing their legal resources.
The Commonwealth Attorney-General's Department has released a report detailing legal expenditure in the 2009-2010 year.
Dr Nicholas Gruen of Lateral Economics has published his report "Learning from Experience" relating to the purchasing of legal services by the Commonwealth.