COAG reforms aren’t a model of productivity and service improvement. One need only look at the boxticking festival that is the National Quality Framework that governs child care.
But you can legitimately hold out hopes for a disruptive kick to legal and conveyancing productivity with the new national scheme. Basically it is a uniform e-bureaucracy interface that also allows for integration to external conveyancing systems – wherein lies the hope for improved productivity.
All the professions need a kick to enter the industrial age, and this may be one, especially for general solicitors.