We are closed on the 10th August
The Service will not be operating on Wednesday the 10th August, due to the Exhibition holiday in Brisbane.
Posted Aug 3, 2016, 5:11 AM by LBGTI Legal Service Inc
QLRC submission - expunging criminal convictions
The LGBTI Legal Service is very pleased to have made a further submission to the Queensland Law Reform Commission on the issue of expunging criminal convictions for consensual homosexual activity ...
Posted Mar 29, 2016, 5:19 AM by LBGTI Legal Service Inc
Queensland Government refers expunging criminal convictions to QLRC
In a move welcomed by the LGBTI community, Attorney-General Yvette
D’Ath today announced
that she has referred the issue of expunging criminal convictions for
consensual homosexual activity to ...
Posted Jan 12, 2016, 7:10 PM by LBGTI Legal Service Inc
How will the LGBTI community benefit from a Human Rights Act for Queensland?
Human Rights Act, in the right form, could remove the lawful discrimination of
the LGBTI community in the Anti-Discrimination
Act 1991 (Qld).
If members of the LGBTI ...
Posted Oct 7, 2015, 2:40 PM by LBGTI Legal Service Inc
Expunging criminal convictions
The LGBTI Legal Service Inc., in conjunction with Allens, Human Rights Law Centre, Queensland Association of Independent Legal Services and Brisbane Pride Festival have prepared a major research report for ...
Posted Sep 28, 2015, 3:56 PM by LBGTI Legal Service Inc
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The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Intersex Legal Service Inc. is a non-profit and unfunded community-based legal service which began service on 7 July 2010 and was officially launched on 1 December 2010 by The Hon. Michael Kirby AC CMG.
The Service recognises the difficulties faced by the LGBTI community and seeks to assist the Queensland LGBTI community to gain access to justice through the provision of legal and social welfare services. We also endeavour to provide community legal education activities and resources in order to increase awareness of legal rights and responsibilities for the LGBTI community in Queensland. The Service includes a law reform division, which is actively involved in advocating for law reform and human rights.
The LGBTI Legal Service Inc. has been established by and continues to be overseen by a management committee of individuals representing the diverse communities under the LGBTI banner.
We provide legal advice and information to clients who have legal problems which arise from their identification as LGBTI and/or because they feel more comfortable in dealing with a solicitor with specific skills, interest and understanding of LGBTI legal issues and/or the barriers experienced by LGBTI peoples in accessing the legal system.
The most common issues we provide advice in are in relation to family law, domestic violence, surrogacy and parenting rights, criminal law, discrimination, victims support, civil matters, legal issues in relation to government decisions, Centrelink matters, and employment matters.
We also actively participate in law reform on LGBTI legal issues, as well as community legal education and awareness raising.
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