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Show me the Money: Assisting people to resolve disputes that impact their income and finances

Financial hardship is a common and reoccurring theme for people connecting to community organisations. The insufficiency of our existing welfare payments means people often struggle to afford basic, everyday costs. Falling behind on payments for essential service, such as electricity and telephone, can see these […]

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Youth Justice: Meeting the civil needs of young people

Do you work with young people? Upgrade your skills! CLCs Australia presents a webinar on how to best serve the legal needs of young people in out-of-home care. Presenters from Mid North Coast Community Legal Centre and North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency give insights on […]

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Domestic and family violence – pathways to safety

This webinar is for community support workers and will be co-presented by Lyndi Hawkings-Guy, senior lawyer, and Kath Kerr, social worker, from the Violence Prevention and Women’s Advocacy team at Legal Aid Queensland. The session will cover: domestic and family violence and its impact in […]

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News

Member profile: Aunty Karen Johnson

Karen is daring to be a leader. She is a strong, proud and humble Kuku Yalanji, Waanyi, Birri Gubba, Mununjali woman. Karen has completed two degrees – an International Relations degree and a Law degree at Deakin University. She was raised to value learning and […]

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How will you mark National Reconciliation Week 2021?

National Reconciliation Week is a time for all Australians to learn about our shared histories, cultures, and achievements, and to explore how each of us can contribute to achieving reconciliation in Australia. The dates remain the same each year – 27 May to 3 June. […]

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Attorney-General Shannon Fentiman launches Community Legal Centres Queensland website

Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Hon Shannon Fentiman has launched our new website with this video message. Thanks to the Attorney-General for her continued support.

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Success Stories

Yolanda’s Volunteering Journey

Many thanks to Yolanda for volunteering on Caxton’s front desk. Here’s her story: “I have been volunteering as a Front Desk Student at Caxton Legal Centre since the beginning of 2017 and really enjoy the experience and value the learning opportunity. By assisting in administrative […]

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Queensland Advocacy Incorporated helped Simon access effective, affordable and mainstream services to meet his needs

Simon* is a young man living with various conditions that affect his mental and physical health. Simon had already applied for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) several times and had also had an unsuccessful Internal Review. Because of this, he contacted Queensland Advocacy Incorporated […]

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Cairns CLC helps George access his money

Eighty-eight year old, George* currently lives in a retirement village. A decade ago, during a time when George was in hospital, he agreed to become a guarantor for his son’s wife’s parents. An Assurance of Support was signed by George which resulted in a $14,000 […]

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