With the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) there will be widespread job losses, standing down of employees and workplace dismissals across industries. The largest impact will be on employees with insecure work arrangements, casual employees and employees whose jobs cannot be reasonably worked from home. As […]
On Demand Webinars
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 […]
The Human Rights Act 2019 (Qld) commenced on 1 January 2020. Its impact is wide-ranging and community legal centres will see many clients who will benefit from its application. This webinar, presented by Bill Mitchell, Principal Solicitor at Townsville Community Law, begins the process of […]
In response to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, the Federal Government established the National Office for Child Safety in 2018. As a result, organisations that receive Commonwealth Grants (such as many community legal centres) are now subject to the Commonwealth […]
In November 2019, the Federal Court ruling invalidating the Department of Human Services (Centrelink) data matching scheme. The scheme, commonly known as ‘Robodebt’ used data matching to raise social security debts solely on the artificial and arbitrary basis of the ATO’s ‘averages’ of fortnightly income. […]
Timed to coincide with the start of the 2020 school year, this webinar uses the right to education as a practice example of how the Human Rights Act 2019 (Qld) can be used to bring clarity to tricky situations and offer families and individuals new […]
The HRA will provide another tool for advocates to use to protect and defend the rights of people with disability.