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
Not a drag, Queen Trivia
A fun quirky trivia afternoon raising funds for the LGBTI Legal Service. Hosted by the fabulous Abril Latrene.Tickets are $15 per person ($10 for full time students)Available from ...
Posted Mar 28, 2015, 11:28 PM by LBGTI Legal Service Inc
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
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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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