2023-2025 State Budget Submission – Call for more funding

Published on January 31, 2023

Ahead of the 2023 State Budget, Community Legal Centres Queensland is calling on the State Government to invest an additional $18 million per annum plus indexation into Queensland CLCs over the next two years.

  • $5 million per annum to help meet increased demand for general CLC services
  • $3 million per annum to support Queenslanders pursuing their human rights
  • $3 million per annum to support the provision of domestic and family violence assistance
  • $1 million per annum for Family Violence Prevention Legal to provide specialist legal assistance to First Nations Queenslanders
  • $5 million per annum to prevent and address service delivery gaps
  • Invest one-off funding of $1.5 million for analysis of met and unmnet legal need to help guide future government planning and investment
  • $500,000 per annum to enhance CLCQ’s capacity to effectively support the CLC sector