Hip Hop Helps

Hip Hop Helps Stop DV

Hip Hop Helps – a growing number of young people are using Hip Hop music to raise awareness about domestic violence. Young people like ARIA award winning, Australian Hip Hop artist Illy is placing the issue centre stage, with his new song, Back Around. Created for the Queensland’s Government’s Stop the Hurting – End Domestic Violence campaign, Back Read more about Hip Hop Helps Stop DV[…]

partnership

Partnership with UQ

Aborignal Family Legal Service Southern Queensland (AFLSSQ) is delighted to be working in partnership with the University of Queensland (UQ) through its  TC Beirne School of Law’s  Pro Bono Centre. The Centre is a nationally recognised leader in the development, promotion and provision of student pro bono legal services. We look forward to welcoming the Read more about Partnership with UQ[…]

Keeping language alive

Keeping Language Alive

Keeping language alive is important for Indigneous communities – this is why ‘Our Languages Matter’ was choosen as the theme for NAIDOC this year. NAIDOC, which stands for National Aboriginal and Islanders Day of Observance Committee, is celebrated annually during the first full week of July. It’s a week when we come together to celebrate Aboriginal and Read more about Keeping Language Alive[…]

DV Work Aware

DV Work Aware

DV Work Aware DV Work Aware is a program of the National Working Women’s Centres that has been developed to raise awareness and promote best practice responses to issues of domestic and family violence in the workplace. The key objectives of the program are to: increase knowledge and awareness of domestic and family violence as a workplace Read more about DV Work Aware[…]

Funding legal services

Funding Legal Services 

Funding Legal Services for Our Most Vulnerable According to a media release from the Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Senator the Hon Nigel Scullion, the Turnbull Government has made a commitment to funding legal services with an additional $55.7 million over the next three years for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Services ($16.7 million) and Community Legal Read more about Funding Legal Services […]

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We Are Hiring

Positions We are hiring for three positions: 1 Counsellor/Social Worker position, 1 Client Support Worker position and 1 Court Support Worker position. Applications close on 30 April 2018. Location: Roma Incumbent: Reports to Chief Executive Officer Reviewed by: CEO Review date: July 2018 Approved by: Chief Executive Officer Next review: In line with Performance Appraisal Read more about We Are Hiring[…]

gaining national treasure

Our National Treasure

A National Treasure in the Pursuit of Justice Gaining a national treasure was a feat for AFLSSQ. Before joining AFLSSQ our CEO Ms Susan Hamilton gained recognition as someone of whom our country is very proud. Susan became the first Torres Strait Islander to serve as a barrister in the High Court of Australia, and Read more about Our National Treasure[…]