If you have a disability or someone you know has a disability and they have been charged with a criminal offence in Queensland, then we can help.
If you have a question
relating to criminal law or
disability to can ask about
queensland social justice centre
The Queensland Social Justice Centre can provide legal information and advice.
OVERVIEW OF OBJECTIVES
Welcome to the Queensland Social Justice Centre.
This is a resource based website for Queensland’s criminal lawyers and other professionals such as social workers, police officers, health practitioners and anyone who works within the disability and criminal justice sector.
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Information from QSJC Lawyers and Disability Advocates.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
Queensland’s most definitive website on the legal representation of people with disabilities charged with a criminal offence in Queensland.
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Providing enhanced professional awareness of the legal and social impacts of particular disabilities on offending behaviour.
The primary intention is to provide information that will assist lawyers conduct criminal defences where a relevant disability may be at issue.
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Thank you for this wonderful resource and the subsequent telephone conversations I've had with Sue. My son, who suffers from Schizophrenia found himself charged with very minor offences and my wife and I were completely lost. Your website helped us understand what we were in for. Thank you once again.
John Austin Wavell Heights
Thanks so much for your recent training. In North Queensland we aren't always provided with the training opportunities that those in the south-east corner enjoy. I found your training exceptionally good, but challenging at the same time. There is so much we need to do to make sure the system doesn't unnecessarily marginalise people with a disability.