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Events & Webinars

Reflections on the Referendum

Professor Megan Davis and Aunty Pat Anderson AO will share their thoughts and reflections on the referendum. Mob and allies are invited to share how the referendum has affected you. It’s time for us to yarn, recover and re-energise – the movement must go on! […]

AIATSIS20 Summit 24

The AIATSIS Summit provides a unique forum for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders, leaders, and youth along with Academics, Native Title stakeholders, legal experts, GLAM (Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums) sector and government representatives to come together and collaborate on the issues that matter […]

Free + Equal Human Rights Conference

Don’t miss your opportunity to help Australia be more just, equitable and inclusive by joining hundreds of human rights advocates and supporters at the Free + Equal Human Rights Conference in Sydney on 6 and 7 June 2024. This landmark national forum will pave the […]

News

NLAP Report Released

The Independent Review of the National Legal Assistance Partnership (NLAP) Final Report has been released. Dr Warren Mundy, who headed up the Review, said the report was informed by months of consultation with stakeholders across the country. “I conducted in excess of 150 meetings with […]

2024 Community Legal Centres Queensland Conference

Registrations for the 2024 Community Legal Centres Queensland Conference are now open. Don’t miss out on your chance to hear from an inspiring line up of speakers exploring a range of topics including: Applying First Nations cultural intelligence, knowledge sharing and ways of being & doing: […]

State of the Sector Report launched in Canberra

Community Legal Centres Australia’s State of the Sector 2022-23 survey report: A Sector in Crisis was launched by Commonwealth Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus KC MP on Monday 25 March 2024. The report paints a vivid picture of how chronic underfunding has pushed community legal centres to […]

Success Stories

Overturning refusal of parole address

Peter* is an Aboriginal man in his late 20s who is serving a sentence for robbery offences. He has been diagnosed with an intellectual disability and has limited literacy. He is in a long-term relationship with his partner and they have 3 children together, including […]

Townsville Community Law helps Sophie after she was scammed

Scams are getting harder to spot and can have a devestating impact on peoples lives. Sophie* attended a  Townsville Community Law outreach clinic after she had lost $13,000 through a text message spoofing scam. Sophie had received a text message that looked like it was […]

Advocating for autonomy and independence

Ahmed, a 75-year-old widower, was living alone in his own home until a health event resulted in a hospital admission. When Ahmed was admitted it appeared he was struggling to retain information and seemed confused. Hospital staff were concerned about Ahmed’s safety and wellbeing if […]