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Caxton Legal Centre’s Work with Children in Watch Houses

September 11, 2019
Caxton Legal Centre previously welcomed the State Government’s action to remove all children from police watch houses just prior to its release of its Youth Justice Strategy Action Plan 2019-21.   Read more

Staff changes at Caxton Legal Centre

September 11, 2019
Caxton Legal Centre has recently welcomed some new faces to its leadership team. Cybele Koning is now Caxton’s Chief Executive Officer. Read more
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2019 Queensland Law Society Council election

September 9, 2019
Nominations open 9 September - Help shape the QLS Council in 2020-21. Read more
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QLS opposes change to 120-year-old sexual consent laws

September 5, 2019
Queensland’s peak legal body is poised to strenuously oppose any proposed changes to controversial sexual consent laws in a submission to the Queensland Law Reform Commission. Read more

Whole-of-Government Legal Services Panel commences

August 26, 2019
The Morrison Government has launched a new era in the provision of legal services to the Commonwealth, with the commencement of the first Whole of Government Legal Services Panel. Read more

Funding needed to help all Queenslanders with unmet legal needs

August 19, 2019
Figures released show that Community Legal Centres throughout Queensland turn away 50,000* people each year.  This includes people facing discrimination, hardship and economic disadvantage who eith Read more

Community Legal Centres Queensland announced as Third Sector Award finalists

August 7, 2019
Community Legal Centres Queensland are delighted to be named as finalists in the Third Sector Awards, Campaign / Marketing Category. Read more

New credit reporting arrangements to facilitate better lending deals for consumers and protect vulnerable consumers

August 2, 2019
The Attorney-General for Australia and Minister for Industrial Relations, The Hon Christian Porter MP, has provided this media release:  Read more
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Community legal education projects to help Queenslanders understand their legal rights

July 16, 2019
COMMUNITY legal assistance sector agencies across Queensland will be able to help more people to understand their legal rights and responsibilities, thanks to additional project funding provided by Read more
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QCOSS Statement on constitutional recognition of Australia’s first peoples 

July 12, 2019
Formally acknowledging and reconciling the wrongs perpetrated against Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people—and their long legacy of ongoing trauma—must be a national priority. Read more

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