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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

Launch of the Domestic Violence and Family Law Clinic at Platform 14

November 20, 2019
On Monday 20th November, staff, volunteers, representatives from Community Organisations, Government and community members gathered to officially launch the new Domestic Violence & F 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

Put safety first in family law abandon flawed family court merger

November 11, 2019
The safety of children and adult survivors of family violence should not be put at risk by the abolition of a stand-alone specialist family court. Read more

The right to inclusive education must not be contested by the Disability Royal Commission at the first hearing commencing in Townsville today

November 4, 2019
Today marks a historic day with the commencement of the first public hearing of the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability on education and learni Read more

QAI and the  Disability Royal Commission

November 4, 2019
Queensland Advocacy Incorporated will be providing Advocacy Support for anyone making a submission to the Disability Royal Commission. Read more

Heading to Cairns

October 23, 2019
The team from Community Legal Centres Queensland are in Cairns running the Leadership Forum. Our office will be closed from 23 October to 25 October 2019.   Read more

Human Rights champions convene in Cairns

October 21, 2019
Community lawyers will meet in Cairns later this week to discuss how the Human Rights Act can assist vulnerable and disadvantaged Queenslanders access justice. Read more
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No justification for new protest laws

October 10, 2019
While a number of arrests under existing laws have been made during recent climate change protests, Queenslanders have not been provided with truly cogent reasons as to why existing laws are insuff Read more