Who can the Human Rights and Civil Law Practice help?

This service is for people on a low income or who experience other disadvantage. All services are free of charge.

Call us on (07) 3214 6333 if you would like to make an appointment.

What can the Human Rights and Civil Law Practice help with?

Caxton Legal Centre’s Human Rights and Civil Law Practice can assist with a wide range of legal problems including:

  • discrimination
  • sexual harassment
  • human rights matters
  • unlawful vilification
  • offensive racist conduct
  • complaints about police
  • criminal charges
  • traffic offences
  • car accidents
  • second-hand car purchases
  • disputes with mechanics
  • SPER debts
  • victims of crime
  • money loaned to friends and family
  • guardianship and administration
  • powers of attorney
  • disputes between tenants (co-tenants)
  • blue card applications and more
  • not-for-profit governance (for very small organisations)
  • complaints about some government departments

The Human Rights and Civil Law Practice also includes some specialist programs in employment law, consumer credit law, and manufactured home parks and retirement villages law.  All our programs are accessed in the same way, by telephoning reception on 3214 6333.

What we cannot help with

There are some matters we cannot help with. Please click here to refer to the our full list of legal problem types we CANNOT assist with before calling to make an appointment.  We generally do not provide services in areas of law for which there is another, more specialised, community legal centre (e.g. tenancy and Centrelink matters).

Who we cannot help

  • employers and businesses
  • landlords and real estate agents
  • guarantors seeking a solicitor’s certificate about a loan