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Data Governance: Why is data retention and deletion fundamental for CLCs?

In this webinar, Alec Christie, Partner at Clyde and Co, will break down the key aspects of data management for community legal centres (CLCs).This session will discuss data retention and deletion obligations under the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) and how these regulations affect your data practices; provide strategies to navigate […]

Blurred Borders Qld: A toolkit to help you talk about the law with clients

Join Legal Aid Queensland to learn about Blurred Borders Queensland—a legal communication tool kit that uses storytelling to break down legal concepts with clients to help them understand the law and their rights. Katherine Gorter and Edwina Yasso from Legal Aid Queensland’s Community legal education […]

Leadership Week: Resetting mindsets and behaviours

This session will provide valuable insights into how leaders can reset mindsets and behaviours to effectively steer their organisations through transformative changes. McKinsey’s leaders will explore factors essential for managing change through the lens of the Iceberg and Influence models. Leadership Week, an initiative of […]

News

Welcome investment for Community Legal Centres

Community Legal Centres Queensland welcomes the $14.4 million investment in community legal centres announced in today’s State Budget. Community Legal Centres Queensland Director, Rosslyn Monro, said the investment will provide vital financial support to the state’s 32 community legal centres. “At a time when Queensland […]

NLAP Report Released

The Independent Review of the National Legal Assistance Partnership (NLAP) Final Report has been released. Dr Warren Mundy, who headed up the Review, said the report was informed by months of consultation with stakeholders across the country. “I conducted in excess of 150 meetings with […]

2024 Community Legal Centres Queensland Conference

Registrations for the 2024 Community Legal Centres Queensland Conference are now open. Don’t miss out on your chance to hear from an inspiring line up of speakers exploring a range of topics including: Applying First Nations cultural intelligence, knowledge sharing and ways of being & doing: […]

Success Stories

Overturning refusal of parole address

Peter* is an Aboriginal man in his late 20s who is serving a sentence for robbery offences. He has been diagnosed with an intellectual disability and has limited literacy. He is in a long-term relationship with his partner and they have 3 children together, including […]

Townsville Community Law helps Sophie after she was scammed

Scams are getting harder to spot and can have a devestating impact on peoples lives. Sophie* attended a  Townsville Community Law outreach clinic after she had lost $13,000 through a text message spoofing scam. Sophie had received a text message that looked like it was […]

Advocating for autonomy and independence

Ahmed, a 75-year-old widower, was living alone in his own home until a health event resulted in a hospital admission. When Ahmed was admitted it appeared he was struggling to retain information and seemed confused. Hospital staff were concerned about Ahmed’s safety and wellbeing if […]