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Andrea Perry-Petersen

Innovation and Technology: Opportunities to enhance access to justice

Webinar Date: May 13, 2021

Despite sustained and robust advocacy, it is well documented that government funding for legal assistance services is insufficient to meet community needs.  With growing demands and increasing pressure on resources, this webinar will consider whether there are effective ways to bridge the justice gap through […]

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The Value of Trust

‘The Value of Trust’: Advocacy implications from the report into the Public Trustee’s fees, charges and practices

Webinar Date: May 06, 2021

Where an adult has impaired capacity to manage their financial affairs, QCAT may appoint the Public Trustee as their financial administrator. As administrator, the Public Trustee’s power over clients’ financial position, human rights and wellbeing is wide-ranging. The Public Trustee charges a range of fees […]

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Claims for survivors of sexual abuse: Changes to the National Redress Scheme and common law claims

Webinar Date: April 06, 2021

The Commonwealth Government recently passed the National Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse Amendment Bill 2020 (Cth), which alters the funder of last resort provisions and makes other minor changes to the National Redress Scheme. However, these changes arguably don’t go far enough to make real, […]

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Engaging effectively with clients experiencing or at risk of homelessness

Webinar Date: March 30, 2021

Working with people experiencing or at risk of homelessness can bring challenges for community legal centres and non-legal support services. Homelessness is associated with a range of civil and criminal law issues, including consumer debt, fines, victims of crime and tenancy disputes. These legal issues […]

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Lessons from the 2020 legal discipline cases (Ethics CPD point)

Webinar Date: March 25, 2021

The Legal Profession Act 2007 (Qld) empowers the Legal Services Commission to initiate and prosecute disciplinary proceedings against lawyers and law practice employees. Each year, the Commission prosecutes serious breaches of professional obligations through Queensland courts and tribunals. In this webinar, Barrister Reimen Hii will examine the 2020 decisions and […]

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Law informed research: Intake and triage and the value of telephone legal information services to clients

Webinar Date: March 11, 2021

Community legal centres are increasingly dealing with higher levels of client demand on their services. As part of CLCQ’s Demand Management Project, we have teamed up with the Law and Justice Foundation to look at approaches from our interstate colleagues. This webinar, presented by Kerryn Butler and […]

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De-regulation of migration agent lawyers: Opportunities for humanitarian migration law practice

Webinar Date: February 23, 2021

The Migration Act 1958 (Cth) regulates the provision of immigration assistance in Australia through the Office of the Migration Agents Registration Authority (MARA). Until recently, lawyers were unable to prepare visa applications, or assist with merits review proceedings unless they were also a registered migration agent. The […]

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A practical guide to total and permanent disability claims – financial relief for permanent disablement (ill or injured)

Webinar Date: February 11, 2021

Many people who are permanently ill or injured will have worked at some time during their lives, however ASIC reports that a significant number of people do not know they may be able to claim for total and permanent disability (TPD) cover through their superannuation. […]

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