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Information for community workers and carers

This page has general information to help community workers and carers access legal services and information for clients.

Find out how to get legal help for my client.

Find out what other services can help.

Join us for our upcoming webinars.

Community Legal Education Program

Our Community Legal Education (CLE) program educates Queenslanders about their legal rights and responsibilities, and where to get help. Our program focuses on common legal issues for clients such as:

  • money and debt
  • relationships and separation
  • domestic and family violence
  • criminal charges and going to court.

Legal information and resources

We produce free publications and resources on common legal issues.

You can also view our video resources on our YouTube channel.

The Queensland Legal Assistance Forum (QLAF) website also has a range of legal information resources.

There are also a number of CLE resources available to community workers and carers which have been produced as part of the Community Legal Education Collaboration Fund.

Email the Community Legal Education team for more information.

Request a legal information session

We can provide community legal education sessions on legal topics such as:

  • how to access Legal Aid Queensland and get legal help
  • relationships and children
  • courts, police and crime, civil law issues eg money and debt, consumer rip-offs and discrimination.

We deliver information sessions face-to-face and via webinar to community sector workers and community members. Sessions are subject to staff availability.

For more information, or to request a session email the Community Legal Education team.

Upcoming legal information webinars and events (for community, health and education workers)

2019 program

Registrations are open for the following webinars: 


FREE WEBINAR: Child protection update: how our Early Intervention Program can help your clients

Date: Friday 29 March 2019, 10-11am AEST

The webinar will be delivered by Jessica Beikoff, Rebecca Mullins, and Jessica Dean from the Children and 
Young People team at Legal Aid Queensland. The webinar will cover the recent legislative amendments to the child protection legislation, as well as information about our grants guidelines and how community workers can help their clients who are involved or at risk of becoming involved in the child protection 
system. Our presenters will also be available for a live Q&A. 

Register now for WEBINAR Child Protection update


FREE WEBINAR: Legal Aid Queensland: our services and how to refer people to us  

Date: Thursday 4 April 2019, 10-11am AEST

The webinar will be delivered by staff from our information and advice service and community legal education team and will cover: 

• a brief overview of Legal Aid Queensland’s existing and new services 
• the types of legal problems we can help people with 
• who is eligible for legal aid 
• how to refer people to us for legal help 
• legal information tools and publications 
• community legal education 
• live Q&A. 

Register now for WEBINAR Legal Aid Queensland: our services and how to refer people to us


Past webinars

 The following webinars were broadcast live in the last few months and are available on our YouTube channel:

After the Financial Services Royal Commission - Helping your clients with credit and debt 

Living with domestic & family violence 

Young people and the law  

You can also view Community Legal Centres Queensland webinars. For questions about Community Legal Centres Queensland webinars email or phone (07) 3392 0092.

*Webinars are recorded, captioned and published on Legal Aid Queensland's YouTube Channel

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Download infographic(PDF, 108KB)

Subscribe to the webinars mailing list

To subscribe - click on the subscribe button below, add your details to notified when a new webinar has been added to the list. Please be aware CPD points and training certificates can not be earned by attending these webinars. The webinar program is tailored towards community, health and education workers.

For for more information about our upcoming webinars email the Community Legal Education team.

CLE bulletin

Read current and past editions of the * CLE bulletin to stay up to date with our community legal education projects, upcoming webinars and events, publications, resources and initiatives.

For more information email the Community Legal Education team.

*Please note:
As of January 2017, the CLE bulletin will be merging with Legal Aid Queensland’s Head Note e-newsletter

This is our regular e-newsletter keeping you up to date with what’s happening at Legal Aid Queensland and in the community legal and legal assistance sectors. Articles relating to community legal education projects and resources will continue to be included in Head Note.

If you were already subscribed to the CLE bulletin you have now been added to the Head Note mailing list, and from January 2017 you’ll start receiving this e-newsletter. If you don’t wish to receive this e-newsletter you can unsubscribe from the list using the link in the Head Note footer. 

Subscribe online to our Head Note mailing list.

Previous editions of the CLE bulletin will remain online.

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