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Annual Case Review - Cairns

The Annual Case Review is on again ! Don't miss this popular annual event reviewing cases from 2017 with a focus on local, practical and procedural issues.

Barristers Gerry Mullins and Richard Douglas QC will prepare a comprehensive analysis of legislation and cases handed down all over Australia in the High Court, State Courts of Appeal and in Queensland over the past 12 months.The ALA have organised for local speakers to present this analysis.

Judge for Yourself

Queenslanders can put themselves in the judge’s shoes at free events looking at sentencing being held across the state.

During June and July 2017, the Queensland Sentencing Advisory Council is running community sessions to explore the complexities of sentencing.

Participants will uncover details of a sentencing hearing based on real events and have the chance to have their say on what sentence the offender should get.

Judge for Yourself

Queenslanders can put themselves in the judge’s shoes at free events looking at sentencing being held across the state.

During June and July 2017, the Queensland Sentencing Advisory Council is running community sessions to explore the complexities of sentencing.

Participants will uncover details of a sentencing hearing based on real events and have the chance to have their say on what sentence the offender should get.

6th National Closing the Gap Indigenous Health Conference

The conference will highlight the recent 2016 Close the Gap report as tabled by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in February this year. The conference envisions to embraced the philosophy of Indigenous community controlled and mainstream service providers through promoting an informative forum of research, health education and training of staff for the betterment of Indigenous health.

Understanding Disability Law

A workshop held those working with people with disability including service providers, support workers, doctors and health workers, financial planners and accountants.

How do I determine if someone has capacity? When can a parent or other person speak for a person with an intellectual impairment? When is a power of attorney or guardianship or administration order required?  How can wills and trusts be used to protect the good life for a person with disability?

Looking for answers? Our workshop is for you!

Women Helping Women 20 Years

North Queensland Women’s Legal Service is celebrating 20 years of providing free legal services to the women of North and Far North Queensland this October. 

A celebration dinner will be held in both Townsville and Cairns to ensure colleagues, friends and supporters from each community, including former and current volunteers, management committee members and staff can come together to share their memories and stories on the night. 

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