Community Legal Education

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Centre staff are available to address community groups and professional associations in relation to particular areas of law or the centre's services generally.

Face-to-face presentations

Areas of law that can be covered by our community legal education staff are:

  1. fencing laws
  2. forward planning and advance health directives
  3. laws relating to community organisations
  4. police powers and public demonstrations, particularly for young people.

Upcoming events

Free Training for Management Committee Members of Incorporated Associations

Caxton Legal Centre is offering free training specifically targeted at management committee members of poorly funded or unfunded incorporated associations that provide community support services. We will be discussing the relevant provisions of Queensland's Associations Incorporation Act 1981 (Qld) and Regulations, governance principles, risk management, and reporting to the Australian Charities and Not-For-Profits Commission and the Office of Fair Trading. The training is NOT suited for members of companies limited by guarantee or cooperatives. Please find more detailed information about the training and what to expect here.

Event calender

24 June 2015 Wednesday from 6 pm to 8 pm
25 June 2015 Thursday from 12.30 pm to 2.30 pm
8 July 2015 Wednesday from 6 pm to 8 pm
11 July 2015 Saturday from 11 am to 1 pm
16 July 2015 Thursday from 12.30 pm to 2.30 pm

The centre also has opportunities for University of Queensland law students to be involved in community legal education work through participation in the Manning Street Project. Enquiries should be directed to the UQ Pro Bono Centre.

For community legal education needs outside of these areas please communicate with staff. To arrange a presentation please contact the centre.