Find more out about the staff of Community Legal Centres Queensland.
Rosslyn has worked in the community legal sector for over 15 years in both solicitor and management positions.
Rosslyn is committed to the support and development of the community legal sector in Queensland and Australia. She has been on the management committee of Community Legal Centres Queensland (CLCQ) and was previously on the board of the National Association of Community Legal Centres (NACLC). In 2015 Rosslyn was awarded a Churchill Fellowship to undertake study in the United States about how community legal services can proactively diversify funding sources in order to maintain sustainability of services. In 2015 Rosslyn was also awarded the Women Lawyers Association of Queensland’s Woman Lawyer of the Year.
Regional Accreditation Coordinator
Penny is the Regional Accreditation Coordinator. She is responsible for coordinating the National Association of Community Legal Centres Accreditation Scheme for community legal centres in Qld.
Penny worked in the Northern Territory Government for many years, focusing on public housing and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders. Penny is the chairperson of INCH Housing, and has project-managed the development and implementation of policy/procedure renewals and quality assurance compliance.
Angela Hale is the Operations Coordinator at Community Legal Centres Queensland, where her role is to ensure CLCQ is running efficiently. Ange has worked in operations and administration for over ten years, within which she has worked in multiple capacities across the legal, financial, federal/state government and not-for-profit sectors. She brings with her much varied experience to her role.
Acting Sector Sustainability Coordinator
Carly Hanson started working with Community Legal Centres Queensland in 2017, first as Sector Development Officer, and now acting Sector Sustainability Coordinator. As part of the Sector Sustainability Team, Carly supports community legal centres across Queensland to provide effective, high quality services to their communities by facilitating training and professional development opportunities for staff and volunteers. She also undertakes projects and initiatives to promote innovation and collaboration, provides support to our members with accreditation and legal practice risk management frameworks. Carly has over 15 years’ experience in the private and community legal sectors, and as a trainer in the tertiary education sector.
Stephanie is the part-time Project Officer with Community Legal Centres Queensland. Steph is currently overseeing CLCQ's Domestic Violence Capacity Building For CLCs training program. Steph has worked in private practice and community legal centres for over twenty years predominantly in the areas of family law and domestic violence.
Cathy works part time as the Community Legal Centres Queensland Communication Manager. Her primary responsibility is to increase the profile and understanding of the work of Community Legal Centres Queensland and Queensland's community legal centres.
Cathy has worked in the communications field for close to twenty years, primarily with Not for Profit organisations specialising in child protection, health promotion and the arts.