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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

Much-needed safety net for CLCs very welcome: Queensland Law Society

May 11, 2017
QLS president Christine Smyth has welcomed the Queensland Attorney-General’s announcement that the state government would guarantee a further three months of funding to community legal centres (CLC Read more

The Queensland Government delivers an apology that rights historical wrongs

May 11, 2017
Rights groups including the LGBTI Legal Service, the Queensland AIDS Council and the Human Rights Law Centre have applauded the Queensland Government for today's apology to people convicted under u Read more

Palaszczuk Government announces interim funding for Community Legal Centres

May 11, 2017
The Palaszczuk Government has announced immediate interim funding to give Community Legal Centres more certainty while we await further details from the Federal Government. Read more

US civil justice expert issues challenge to community lawyers

May 4, 2017
Elizabeth Arledge from the US Voices for Civil Justice will challenge community lawyers to find their voice and tell people about the value of their work. Read more

Is Australia protecting our economic, social and cultural rights?

May 3, 2017
Community Legal Centres Queensland is one of almost 50 civil society organisations to endorse an Australian NGO Coalition Submission to the Review UN’s of Australia’s Fifth Periodi Read more

Family Advocacy and Support Service commences at the Federal Circuit Court

April 26, 2017
North Queensland Women's Legal Serviceare excited to be part of the new Family Advocacy and Support Service (FASS) at the Federal Circuit Court in Townsville and Cairns.  they will be working with Read more

Community legal sector welcomes reversal of Commonwealth Government funding cuts

April 24, 2017
The National Association of Community Legal Centres (NACLC) today welcomed the Federal Government’s announcement that it will reverse the 30% cut to Commonwealth funding for Community Legal Centres Read more

Community Legal Centres Queensland welcomes Government’s reversal on funding cuts

April 24, 2017
Queensland’s community legal centres have welcomed today’s announcement that planned cuts to their services will not go ahead, meaning ‘access to justice’ for all Queenslanders including some of th Read more