English Language Proficiency

 

You must satisfy the Board that you have sufficient knowledge of written and spoken English to engage in legal practice in Australia, see the English Language Proficiency Guidelines for further information.

If so deemed, you must either:

(i) complete the IELTS Academic Module test of English language proficiency, obtaining minimum scores of 8.0 for writing, 7.5 for speaking, 7.0 for reading and listening

 

OR

 

(ii) complete the TOEFL iBT test of English language proficiency, obtaining minimum scores of 27 for writing and 24 for speaking, reading and listening.

 

You may obtain more information about IELTS Academic Module, including information about its cost and where it may be taken, from:

IELTS Australia
GPO Box 2006
CANBERRA  ACT  2601
AUSTRALIA

Email:  ielts@idp.com (External link) (External link)

https://ielts.com.au/ (External link) (External link)

 

You may obtain more information about the TOEFL iBT test, including information about its cost and where it may be taken, from:

TOEFL Customer Support Center
1-800-919-622
Monday–Friday
9 a.m.–5 p.m., Sydney Time

Email: TOEFLSupport4Australia@ets.org (External link) (External link)

https://www.ets.org/toefl/ (External link) (External link)