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Basic Rights Queensland appeals to Administrative Appeals Tribunal

Born with spina bifida, Charlie* suffered from faecal and urinary incontinence. > more

Basic Rights Queensland helped Leanne and Kate get accessible parking in their housing complex

Leanne* and Karen* contacted Basic Rights Queensland due to the l > more

Helping to get Rose* back on track

A youth solicitor from South West Brisbane Community Legal Centre recently represented Rose who is17-year-old and was in a relationship with a 29-year-old man. > more

Win over father's will

Volunteers at LawRight's Self Representation Service assisted Nadine* who held an enduring power of attorney for her elderly father. > more

Gold Coast Community Legal Centre solicitor assists subcontractor in debt recovery matter.

Fred* went to the Gold Coast Community Legal Centre offices looking for advice regarding a debt of over $5,000.00 owing to him. > more
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Unconscionable lending leaves Jim* in the lurch

Jim* is illiterate and has a serious brain injury. His sole income is a disability support pension. > more

Homeless woman fights to be removed from tenancy blacklist

Theresa*, a vulnerable young mother, was the victim of a series of aggressive attacks by her ex-partner causing her long-term injuries. > more

Helping Tom* and his son avoid homelessness

Tom and his son were renting a property. A new real estate agency took over as the property manager and a routine inspection was carried out. > more

Win for the small person

Geoff* lives in rural Queensland and his employment with a local council was terminated after he sustained a workplace injury.    > more

Job dismissal claim successfully settled

Dan* was dismissed from his job as a chef and couldn’t manage his debts on his Centrelink benefit. > more