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Budget 2018 - A Missed Opportunity to Guarantee Essential Services

May 10, 2018
The National Association of Community Legal Centres (NACLC), the peak body for community legal centres in Australia, has expressed concern that this year's Federal Budget is a missed opportunity to Read more
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QLD’s commitment to acknowledge the pain of abuse victims a step forward: QLS

May 10, 2018
Queensland Law Society president Ken Taylor has welcomed the news that Queensland would acknowledge the suffering of those abused in government-run institutions by joining the National Redress Sche Read more

New Enforcement Hearing Duty Lawyer Service

May 9, 2018
LawRight will operate an Enforcement Hearing Duty Lawyer Service from 16 May 2018, to assist enforcement debtors attending enforcement hearings in the Brisbane Magistrates Court.  Read more
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The Federation of Community Legal Centres says community lawyers have missed out in this year’s State Budget.

May 3, 2018

CLC client surveys kick off today!

May 1, 2018
Today, Queensland’s community legal centres and other community organisations kick off a month of client surveys, as required under funding agreements with the Department of Justice and Attorney-Ge Read more
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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