Community Legal Centres Queensland State Conference 2021

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Community Legal Centres Queensland State Conference 2021 takes place on 17 and 18 June at the Hotel Grand Chancellor Brisbane Conference Centre. This year’s conference will be a hybrid event allowing attendees to attend in-person or online. 

Our 2021 conference program will give you the opportunity to strengthen your skills and develop your knowledge.

We have confirmed some amazing speakers for this year’s conference including:

• Opening keynote speaker, Emeritus Professor Judy Atkinson, an expert in understanding inter-generational healing and recovery from trauma in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

• Day two keynote speaker UQ Associate Professor Chelsea Watego, a Munanjahli and South Sea Islander woman and a Principal Research Fellow within the School of Social Science.

• Welcome to Country performed by Songwoman Maroochy.

See our full program and information on our speakers on Sched.


Who should attend the conference?

This conference is for community legal sector workers, centre directors, lawyers, social workers, volunteers and decision-makers.

How do I know if I am a member or non-member?

See our list of members. If you work for one of the 34 community legal centres then you are a member otherwise, you are a non-member.

Is the Hotel Grand Chancellor Conference Centre a safe venue?

The Hotel Grand Chancellor conference centre is a safe venue. It is separate from the hotel with its own entrance. You cannot access the hotel or stay in the hotel. COVID-19 safety protocols are in place at the conference centre and attendees must adhere to the protocols. Read this information from the hotel about its COVID-19 response.

Can I access the afternoon concurrent sessions with an online ticket?

As an online attendee you will have access to the live-streamed morning sessions. These will be recorded and sent to you. The afternoon concurrent sessions are not included in the online ticket as these will not be live-streamed.

Do I need to pay extra for the networking event on day 1?

The networking drinks and canapes event is included in your ticket cost.

Where can I book to stay in Brisbane during the conference?

The Pacific Hotel, is located about 200m from the venue. Conference guests can book with a discount code: HGC2021. Book here.

Any questions please email

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Event Details

Date: June 17, 2021 June 18, 2021
Hosted by: Community Legal Centres Queensland
Venue: Hotel Grand Chancellor Brisbane
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