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Cowboys Join ‘Tackle Domestic Violence Campaign’

Cowboys Join ‘Tackle Domestic Violence Campaign’

MEDIA RELEASE 11 May 2015 COWBOYS JOIN ‘TACKLE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE’ CAMPAIGN The North Queensland Toyota Cowboys will use their biggest game of the year to drive home the message that domestic violence should not be tolerated by the community or by victims. As a contribution to Domestic Violence Awareness month, the Cowboys have joined forces […]

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The Fire Tackling Domestic Violence

The Fire Tackling Domestic Violence

Fire tackling domestic violence May 12, 2015, 08:50 AM AEST The JCU Townsville Fire has teamed up with the Toyota North Queensland Cowboys and the North Queensland Women’s Legal Service to launch a local ‘Tackle Domestic Violence’ awareness campaign. As a contribution to Domestic Violence Awareness month, the Fire has joined forces with the Cowboys […]

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NQWLS Townsville office has moved…

NQWLS Townsville office has moved…

The Townsville NQWLS has moved office and is now located at: Suite 1, Level 3,  42 Sturt Street, Townsville, Qld, 4810.

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NQWLS Cairns Office has moved…

NQWLS Cairns Office has moved…

The Cairns NQWLS office has moved and is now located at: Suite 4, Level 1, 88 Abbott Street, Cairns, Qld, 4870.

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Japan signs the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction

Japan signs the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction

On the 1st April, 2014, Japan became a signatory country to the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction.  The Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction is the main international agreement that covers international parental child abduction. International parental child abduction occurs when one parent or guardian takes […]

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Ask Nola is now available..

Ask Nola is now available..

NQWLS is now providing community legal education webinars to community workers in rural and remote regions of our service area. The webinars will be delivered through the NQWLS Ask Nola website. The Ask Nola website will also be a source of relevant information for community workers, with links to other relevant services providers.

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Affidavits

Affidavits

Affidavits, even for lawyers, take many drafts. Preparing an affidavit is not something you should leave to the last minute or even the last week – especially if you want other people to help you finish it. Each Court will generally have time limits within which your affidavit material is to be filed and served. […]

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Best Interests of the Child

Best Interests of the Child

The paramount consideration in any matter concerning parenting or children is the best interests of the child/ren. The Family Law Act (“the Act”) sets out certain criteria which the Court must have regard to when making decisions regarding children. This criterion is set out below. It is important that you understand that each family is […]

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Caveats

Caveats

A caveat is a legal document that prevents any dealings with land (for example prevents the land from being sold or mortgaged). It is a very serious step to take. You should only lodge a caveat if you have received legal advice to do so. If you have no legal right to lodge a caveat, you may […]

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Conflict of Interest

Conflict of Interest

If you have been told that NQWLS cannot assist you because it has a conflict of interest, this fact sheet will help to explain what this means. Download the NQWLS Conflict of Interest Fact Sheet  

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