Call for stories - historical convictions for consensual sexual activity
As part of report into the treatment of historical convictions for consensual sexual activity, the LGBTI Legal Service Inc. is looking for individuals who have been affected by these laws ...
Posted Feb 1, 2015, 1:48 PM by LBGTI Legal Service Inc
On Saturday, 18 October 2014, the LGBTI Legal Service Inc. held its Annual General Meeting.A copy of the Annual report presented at the meeting available here for reading. If ...
Posted Oct 25, 2014, 1:58 AM by LBGTI Legal Service Inc
Media statement: Community lawyers demand reporting DV with respect
Following the recent the murder in Teneriffe, the LGBTI Legal Service and Inner City Legal Centre have released a media statement on the standard of reporting on the issue. We ...
Posted Oct 7, 2014, 11:15 PM by LBGTI Legal Service Inc
3 new fact sheets released
The LGBTI Legal Service has released 3
brand new fact sheets - Discrimination, Parenting
after separation and Female same-sex IVF. These can be found at Fact Sheets. The fact sheets ...
Posted May 27, 2014, 8:31 PM by LBGTI Legal Service Inc
New releases - fact sheets and survey
September has been an exciting month for the LGBTI Legal Service.Firstly, we have released 16 fact sheets covering legal issues facing the LGBTI community, which will be officially launched ...
Posted Sep 14, 2013, 11:22 PM by Emile McPhee
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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.
The LGBTI Legal Service Inc. operates from space generously supplied by the Queensland Association for Healthy Communities (www.qahc.org.au). This space is located at:
30 Helen Street
Teneriffe QLD 4005
Phone: 0401 936 232
For more information, please see Contact Us.
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