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Katie's family is affected by incarceration and when she was overcharged by a phone company Prisoners Legal Service was able to help

Katie’s family is affected by incarceration and when she was overcharged by a phone company Prisoners Legal Service was able to help

Katie* is young Aboriginal woman who decided to move from a pre-paid mobile phone to a 24-month contract, which included a new phone. She knew what she wanted and asked questions of the phone company representative instore. She was sold a more expensive phone than […]

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Gold Coast Community Legal Centre helped Elise get Child Support

Gold Coast Community Legal Centre helped Elise get Child Support and Sole Parental Responsibility Orders

Elise* came into the Gold Coast Community Legal Centre while she was pregnant with her first child. The father of the child, David*, was harassing Elise to the point where the pregnancy was being put at risk. He didn’t want Elise to keep the child […]

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Freed from custody

Freed from custody

Tom, a young indigenous prisoner who was sentenced as a juvenile was released on court-ordered parole. Queensland Corrective Services imposed a range of parole conditions on him, including some that went beyond the standard conditions on a court-ordered parole. These were very onerous and difficult for the […]

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