INTERNATIONAL DAY OF EDUCATION

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Today is the first International Day of Education, a day to reinforce the need for free and compulsory elementary education and recognise it as a human right. The Colin Biggers & Paisley Foundation has a strategic focus on protecting and promoting the rights of children – particularly, access to education. In 2018, our partnership with the Castan Centre enabled our practice to support research to inform the Centre’s ground breaking report Improving Educational Outcomes for Children with Disability in Victoria. We are committed to assisting young people through our work with the Marrickville Legal Centre and YouthLaw and to protecting…

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MARRICKVILLE LEGAL CENTRE YOUTH LEGAL SERVICE TELEPHONE ADVICE CLINIC

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Colin Biggers & Paisley, in partnership with Marrickville Legal Centre, is proud to host the Youth Legal Service telephone advice clinic. The Youth Legal Service’s telephone advice line is often the first point of contact for young people in the community who need legal help. The advice line plays a critical role in providing access to justice for young people across NSW. Helping vulnerable children and young people The Youth Legal Service offers its services towards young people who – in addition to the vulnerabilities that are inherently associated with being young – also experience social and economic disadvantage because…

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BRISBANE OFFICE CLIMBS 1040 STEPS TO RAISE MUCH NEEDED FUNDS FOR WOMEN’S LEGAL SERVICE QUEENSLAND

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On Friday 20 July a team from our Brisbane office participated in the River to Rooftop challenge. The team – comprised of Annie Lo , Jacquline Thomas, Julia Paino, Anne-Marie Sears, Dee Ardham, Claire Pekol-Smith, Alexandra Watson and Marlo Perry – climbed the 1040 stairs of One One One Eagle Street to raise money for community partner Women’s Legal Service Queensland.

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