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Queensland Budget proves to be justice investment bonanza

June 11, 2019
The Queensland Budget has proven to be a much needed and long overdue funding boon in justice investment, according to Queensland’s peak legal body. Read more

Women experiencing domestic and family violence face a myriad of legal problems  

June 3, 2019
Women experiencing domestic and family violence are ten times as vulnerable to legal problems as the rest of the population, according to new research from the Law and Justice Foundation of NSW, Qu Read more
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Peak Body Welcomes New Morrison Government Ministry

May 30, 2019
The National Association of Community Legal Centres (NACLC), the peak body for community legal centres across Australia is committed to working with new and returning Ministers in the newly elected Read more

LGBTIQ+ community stands up to domestic and family violence

May 23, 2019
Joint statement from the Acting Minister for Police and Minister for Corrective Services, The Honourable Craig Crawford and Minister for Child Safety, Youth and Women and Minister for the P Read more

Record breaking dancing CEOs helps more DV victims

May 21, 2019
This weekend at Dancing CEOs, Brisbane’s corporate community spectacularly came together to raise a record $440,000 to help Women’s Legal Service Queensland (WLSQ) support women and their children Read more

Brisbane North CLC launches “The Injustice of Intimacy” Podcast series

May 15, 2019
On Tuesday the 14th May 2019, The Injustice of Intimacy Podcast Project was officially launched at Qld Parliament House by the Hon Yvette D’Ath MP, Attorney-General and Minister for Justice with Ho Read more

Lawyers lead access to justice 

May 13, 2019
Over 1,000 lawyers and community members from across Queensland will take an early-morning walk in support of access to justice this Tuesday 14 May. Read more
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QLS calls for immediate end to housing of children in police watchhouses

May 13, 2019
Queensland’s peak legal body has labelled the detention of children in police watchhouses as an absolute disgrace and called for an end to the practice.   Read more

Historic boost for community legal centres 

May 3, 2019
Labor will deliver a $20 million boost for Community Legal Centres around the country, in addition to existing funding pledges of $42.5 million for the vital family violence legal assistance that C Read more
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ALP Commits to Additional Core Funding for Community Legal Centres and Lifeline for National Peak

May 3, 2019
The National Association of Community Legal Centres (NACLC) welcomes today’s commitment by the ALP to additional core funding for community legal centres across Australia to provide vital legal hel Read more