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Health Justice Partnerships: Possibilities for Queensland

Internationally and increasingly in Australia, health justice partnerships are being utilised to bridge the gap and offer an innovative service model, with promising outcomes. Caxton Legal Centre’s collaboration with Metro South Health, the OPALS Health Justice Partnership, is one such service. Join Caxton Legal Centre […]

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How to best apply the Human Rights Act in your work at a community legal centre

Caxton Legal Centre is holding a professional developement seminar on how to best apply the Human Rights Act in your work at a community legal centre. This professional development event offers prac88oners the opportunity to gain two CPD points. Section 1: Bridget Burton will discuss […]

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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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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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