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Make renting fair

December 12, 2019
Everyone in Queensland deserves to live in a place where they can create a safe, secure and affordable home whether they rent or own.  Read more

Will Queenslanders see their human rights being protected in 2020?

December 10, 2019
Today is International Human Rights Day and Community Legal Centr Read more

Court reforms to deliver better outcomes for families

December 5, 2019
Fixing the broken structure of the family court system and helping families achieve faster and lower cost resolutions are the key aims of legislation to be introduced into Federal Parliament today. Read more

Acland Farmers Take Coal Mine Case To High Court

December 2, 2019
The Environmental Defenders Office is heading to the High Court on behalf of farmers seeking a fair hearing in their battle to protect their prime agricultural land from devastating coal mining. Read more

Farmers take court action against Clive Palmer’s Galilee coal mine

December 2, 2019
Farmers and local landholders are taking their objections to Clive Palmer’s massive proposed Galilee Basin coal mine to the Queensland Land Court, represented by the Environmental Defenders Office. Read more

Pilot program to save time and money for separating couples

November 29, 2019
A simpler and more cost-effective process to help separating couples divide their property assets will be trialled in four Federal Circuit Court Registries from January 2020. Read more
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Queensland tenancy reforms welcome

November 28, 2019
The response to the Queensland Government’s tenancy reform consultation proves there is huge support for change to our tenancy laws, to support and protect both the tenant and property owner. Read more

Tenants Queensland backs proposed rental reforms

November 18, 2019
The recently announced proposed package of tenancy reforms will go a long way to allowing Queensland renters to make a place their home, according to Tenants Queensland (TQ). Read more