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Happy sixth birthday, Seniors Creating Change!

June 9, 2017
Townsville-based Seniors Seniors Creating Change will celebrate its 6th birthday and hold a community open day from 10am-12pm on Sat Read more

We join call for Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse and Neglect of People with Disability

June 9, 2017
Community Legal Centres Queensland has endorsed a civil society statement to The Hon Malcom Turnbull, Prime Minister of Australia, calling for the immediate establishment of a Royal Commission into Read more

Removing stigma for Queenslanders with historical homosexual convictions

June 5, 2017
We've joined the Human Rights Law Centre, LGBTI Legal Service, Read more

Longer contracts for homelessness services lauded

June 1, 2017
Queensland Council of Social Service (QCOSS) is thrilled the state government has committed to longer, five-year contracts for funding of homelessness services. Read more

Peak Body condemns SA Government closure of Community Legal Centres

June 1, 2017
People in South Australia will miss out on essential legal services as a result of the decision of the South Australian Government to close three of the eight Commonwealth funded Community Legal Ce Read more

Shock SA Government decision plunges award-winning specialist welfare rights service into crisis

May 29, 2017
Late on Friday afternoon the National Social Security Rights Network (NSSRN) learned of the surprising and shocking news that our South Australian member service, the Welfare Rights Centre SA, was Read more

Caxton Legal Centre helps a severely deaf woman win discrimination case

May 24, 2017
With help from Caxton Legal Centre, a severely deaf woman whose repeated requests to police for an interpreter went unheeded has won an appeal to have her discrimination case reconsidered in Queens Read more

What welfare blow-out? Time to end vilification of people unemployed

May 17, 2017
The Australian Council of Social Service today is calling for an end to media attacks on people who are unemployed, releasing a short Social Security Snapshot dispelling the myth that we have a ‘we Read more

LawRight speaks out over SPER system

May 16, 2017
LawRight’s Homeless Persons’ Legal Clinic  staff recently appeared before the Parliamentary Committee Hearing on the impact of the SPER system on people experiencing hardship and the Senate Committ Read more