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Message from Michael Hogan, Director General, Department of Child Safety, Youth and Women 

April 9, 2018
Last week I informed departmental staff about the latest phase in our transition to the new Department of Child Safety, Youth and Women, including decisions I’ve made about structure, regions and E Read more
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Queenslanders below the poverty line denied access to justice

April 9, 2018
A serious lack of government funding combined with harsh means-testing for the state’s most cash-strapped and vulnerable are the main barriers for Queenslanders gaining proper access to justice. Read more

Justice targets required to reduce appalling imprisionment rates of ATSI people

March 28, 2018
The Aboriginal Legal Service (NSW/ACT), The Law Society of NSW, Community Legal Centres NSW and Kingsford Legal Centre have united to call upon the Australian and NSW Governments to recognise and a Read more

Caxton Legal Centre Launches Reconciliation Action Plan 2018 - 2020

March 28, 2018
Caxton Legal Centre recently launched its second Reconciliation Action Plan with a celebration at the Centre hosting special guest, former Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commi Read more

Caxton to host National Elder Abuse Conference 2019

March 26, 2018
Caxton Legal Centre is excited to announce that it will host the National Elder Abuse Conference in 2019 in partnership with Aged and Disability Advocacy Australia. Read more
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An open letter to our Queensland representatives from QCOSS and Q Shelter

March 20, 2018
Members of Federal Parliament, Senators and Members of State Parliament Read more

Launch of new self-evaluation toolkit

March 16, 2018
At our conference last week, Community Legal Centres Queensland launched a practical self-evaluation toolkit. Read more
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Congratulations to QLS Legal Profession Award winners for 2018

March 14, 2018
The most prestigious night on the Queensland legal profession calendar, the QLS Legal Profession Dinner & Awards was held on Friday 9 March and saw the legal community, including esteemed membe Read more
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Spotlight on thriving communities at Community Legal Centres conference

March 13, 2018
Minister for Communities and Minister for Disability Services and Seniors The Honourable Coralee O'Rourke statement at the Community Legal Centres Queensland Conference. Read more

Understanding the Impact of Phone and Internet Issues in Queensland

March 13, 2018
Almost half of Queensland’s community legal sector workers hear from clients about a phone or internet problem every week. Read more