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 […]
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. […]
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.
Early bird registrations are open for our 2021 State Conference. It is taking place on 17 and 18 June at the Hotel Grand Chancellor’s Conference Centre. The 2021 State Conference will be hybrid – giving attendees the option to attend in-person or online. Our conference […]
Registering with QLeave Queensland’s PLSL scheme started on 1 January 2021. Community legal centres need to register with QLeave as employers. If you’ve already completed the employer registration form on QLeave’s website, your organisation is registered. Employer returns The first quarterly employer return is due […]
The International Women’s Day 2021 theme is ‘Choose to Challenge’, which asks people to call out gender inequality and raise awareness against bias. As an all-women team at CLCQ, we have written first-person accounts of challenges we face as women or a gender issue we feel […]
Why the Anniversary of the National Apology is different in 2021 By Sammy Cooper, a proud Gumbaynggirr woman and CLCQ Sector Sustainability Coordinator The anniversary of the National Apology is a sacred day on the calendar year, and I pay special thanks on this day […]
Under the National Legal Assistance Partnership 2020-25 (the NLAP), all state, territory and Commonwealth governments are undertaking collaborative service planning with the legal assistance (the sector) to coordinate and maximise reach of services and to ensure that services are directed where they are most needed. […]