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AI opportunities, risks and benefits for NFP’s

This session will include a journey into what is AI, Machine Learning and Computer Vision through to Generative AI including key examples for not-for-profits. The potential, advantages and challenges for not-for-profits, and learn of practical applications will be covered. Learn how to drive cost savings, […]

The rigours of truth-telling: Sir Samuel Griffith and Queensland’s violent frontier

The first Selden Society lecture for 2024 will be, The rigours of truth-telling: Sir Samuel Griffith and Queensland’s violent frontier, presented by Dr Raymond Evans. Dr Evans will address the current controversy surrounding the career of Sir Samuel Walker Griffith and the claim that his […]

In Conversation with QPS Assistant Commissioner George Marchesini

Queensland’s approach to youth crime is expensive, harsh, and the statistics show it’s not working. Queensland children who enter the justice system have the highest rate of recidivism in Australia: children under 12 who are imprisoned are almost 100% likely to reoffend within the year. […]

News

Disaster Legal Help

Our thoughts are with all centres located in areas hit by extreme weather events over the Christmas and New Year period. Queensland is now experiencing compounding and cascading climate events. The long tail of community recovery from disasters means there will likely be an influx […]

Wishing you a safe and happy holiday season

  Community Legal Centres Queensland will be closed from Friday 22 December 2023 until Monday 8 January 2024. If you need to contact a community legal centre over the holiday period – you can search for your local centre here: https://www.communitylegalqld.org.au/find-legal-help/ Please note that many centres […]

2024-25 State Government Budget Submission

Community Legal Centres Queensland is calling on the State Government to invest an additional $18.76 million in 2024-2025 budget to stem the flow of critical Community Legal Centre workers to better paid jobs and ensure the current suite of CLC services is maintained across Queensland. […]

Success Stories

Unscrupulous car loan reduced thanks to Cairns Community Legal Centre

Lenders are required to do certain checks before lending money to ensure that a loan is affordable and appropriate for the consumer’s needs. When lenders don’t properly perform these checks, it’s the vulnerable members of our community, who are often in financial stress, who suffer […]

LawRight helps Sally to free herself from financial stress

People who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness typically experience multi-faceted trauma, in addition to financial and social challenges, which compound barriers to services, supports, and change. Sally*, a single mother of three children, was experiencing homelessness when she attended one of LawRight’s Community […]

Understanding Coercion and Control in relationships

When women experience domestic and family violence and relationship breakdown, the legal issues multiply.  Misidentification of a victim as the perpetrator is also a significant issue that has enormous consequences for the victim survivor. Lila* was in a violent relationship and was charged with breaching […]

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