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How do perpetrators use control as a form of domestic abuse? QLS Legal Policy Solicitor Natalie De Campo discusses the techniques coercive controllers use to seize power. Adapted from Jess Hill's powerful book, See What You Made Me Do.
Some years ago I found myself on a panel reviewing applications from law students for summer clerkship positions in a law firm. As we worked through the amazing applications from outstanding students, I began to seriously question my credentials for the role.
, Fiona Yeang
Hundreds of caged children as young as 10, sharing prison-style common areas with pedophiles, locked up for weeks in solitary confinement and wanting nothing more than to speak to their mothers.
, Tony Keim
Matt Dunn spoke with Jake Gardiner, the Legal Manager of Queensland law firm Claimify about being Australia’s first online personal injury claim platform and the process of developing a new online legal business model.
Nearly one year into the Human Rights Act 2019 and early signs are promising that human rights are having a practical and meaningful impact on the development of new laws, public sector decision making and the decisions of Queensland Court and Tribunals.
, Megan Fairweather
Natural and other disasters bring turmoil to our lives–they bring risk to personal and family safety, disruption to our daily routines, property loss and the inevitable long road to recovery. Disasters also bring the likelihood of derogation of human rights principles by Government. Sitting alongside necessary limitations is the spectre of unnecessary overreach by Government, whereby our guaranteed rights and standards can be stripped away. There one day, gone the next.
, Bill Mitchell OAM

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