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Community legal education projects to help Queenslanders understand their legal rights

July 16, 2019
COMMUNITY legal assistance sector agencies across Queensland will be able to help more people to understand their legal rights and responsibilities, thanks to additional project funding provided by Read more
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QCOSS Statement on constitutional recognition of Australia’s first peoples 

July 12, 2019
Formally acknowledging and reconciling the wrongs perpetrated against Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people—and their long legacy of ongoing trauma—must be a national priority. Read more
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Caxton Legal Centre Appoints New CEO

July 2, 2019
Following a national recruitment search, Caxton Legal Centre is delighted to announce the appointment of Cybele Koning as its new Chief Executive Officer, effective from 1 July, 2019. Read more
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Peak Body Backs Environmental Defenders Offices

June 26, 2019
 The National Association of Community Legal Centres (NACLC) provides unequivocal support for the vital work undertaken by Environmental Defenders Offices (EDOs).    Read more

Pine Rivers Community Legal Service celebrating the launch of their Community Family Mediation Service

June 24, 2019
When couples acquire property and/ or debt during their relationship, resolving who gets what when they separate can cause conflict. Read more

The end of an era for remarkable Family Lawyer, Jo Ho

June 17, 2019
On June 12, after a remarkable 40-year career including time spent at Crown Law, the Supreme Court and Caxton Legal Centre, family law heavyweight, Jo Ho will retire from the legal profession. Read more
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Let's take a better course!

June 12, 2019
The Queensland Treasurer said that budget time was a time for choices, and this government has decided to stay the course.  QCOSS (Queensland Council of Social Service) is asking for more. Read more

Disappointing outcome for Queenslanders with unmet legal needs

June 12, 2019
Community Legal Centres Queensland welcomes the budget allocations handed down in State Parliament yesterday for legal assistance services but were disappointed there was no real increase in fundin Read more
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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