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Family Violence and Temporary Visas

RAILS senior lawyer and senior supervising solicitor, Joanna Cull and RAILS lawyer, Mu Shwe discuss current and emerging issues for temporary residents who experience family violence in Australia. Mu and Joanna will discuss the Migration Regulations family violence and child of relationship provisions, which allow […]

Overcoming Indigenous Family Violence Forum

The 2024 Overcoming Indigenous Family Violence Forum is a chance for staff from ACCHOs, not-for-profits, government services, family violence support centres and shelters to hear about the positive initiatives happening within communities all over Australia, and what is needed to maximise the reach and impact […]

Supporting Diverse Workforces Session 4: Create a healthy, confident, stable team through leadership

Supporting employee wellbeing is one of the ways to ensure your team remains satisfied and brings their best to the role. How satisfied and supported your team feels when they come to work can significantly influence your internal culture, and impacts the quality of service […]

News

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: […]

State of the Sector Report launched in Canberra

Community Legal Centres Australia’s State of the Sector 2022-23 survey report: A Sector in Crisis was launched by Commonwealth Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus KC MP on Monday 25 March 2024. The report paints a vivid picture of how chronic underfunding has pushed community legal centres to […]

Disaster Legal Help

Our thoughts are with all centres located in areas hit by extreme weather events over the Christmas and New Year period. Queensland is now experiencing compounding and cascading climate events. The long tail of community recovery from disasters means there will likely be an influx […]

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 […]