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R U OK? Day 2022

Today is R U OK?Day, a national day of action when we are reminded that every day is the day to ask, ‘are you OK?’ and start a meaningful conversation with someone you care about who might be struggling with life. Find tips on how to ask, and what to say if someone says they […]

Sorry Business – Vale: Kevin Graham Rose.

It is with a heavy heart that we acknowledge and pay our respects in relation to the recent passing of Kevin Rose, who up until then was the Regional Manager of our Ipswich office (previously of our Toowoomba office). Kevin’s passing has been greeted with a spontaneous outpouring of sympathies from across the legal profession […]

Do you need help with making a Will?

Did you know ATSILS (QLD) has a state-wide civil law team that can help clients make a valid Will? Listen to Uncle Bunji on why it’s essential to have a Will in place and how to access help.   To contact an ATSILS office visit: https://atsils.org.au/contact/

ATSILS Change in Auditors – Notification

Change in Auditors: We advise that the organisation has changed its auditors in the financial year 2021/2022 from Vincents Chartered Accountants, Santos Place, 34/32 Turbot Street, Brisbane to Grant Thornton Australia Limited, Level 18,145 Ann Street, Brisbane. The change in auditors is in accordance with good corporate governance practice.

ATSILS meets with The Federal Attorney-General in Gladstone

This week ATSILS CEO Shane Duffy and the team servicing Gladstone had the pleasure of meeting with The Federal Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus MP. The Attorney-General was in regional Queensland conducting his first visits with legal assistance providers since becoming Attorney-General. Meeting with the Attorney-General at the Gladstone Courthouse proved a great opportunity for the team […]

Were you (or someone you help) flooded? Get legal help!

Disasters cause legal problems. Are you experiencing: • Insurance hassles? • Changes to parenting and care arrangements? • Tenancy and housing problems? • Unsafe relationships? • Unfair employment changes? • Financial hardship – e.g. unmanageable or unfair debts? For quality, free legal help, contact: ATSILS (QLD) – 1800 012 255 www.atsils.org.au/contact Legal Aid Queensland – […]

ATSILS welcomes a new ThroughCare Manager and Learning & Development Coordinator

ATSILS warmly welcomes our new ThroughCare Manager and Learning & Development Coordinator to the team. Helen and Aiden are pictured (seated) below embarking on their ATSILS induction journey. Helen is our incoming ThroughCare Manager – and will lead a state-wide team focused on diverting clients (at high risk of re-offending) from the justice system. Helen […]

Service Update: Client visits to ATSILS offices

From today ATSILS offices are once again open to client visits. We encourage clients however to exercise caution and only attend our offices for necessary face-to-face appointments. Please contact your lawyer to confirm arrangements. https://www.atsils.org.au/contact/ Although face masks are no longer required in most settings, we strongly recommend our staff and visitors to our office, […]

ATSILS offices are temporarily closed to clients until further notice.

ATSILS offices are temporarily closed to clients until further notice. This decision has been made to help protect staff, clients and the broader community from the current wave of the Omicron COVID-19 variant that is fairly widespread across the state. Please be assured our staff will still be providing legal assistance services to clients during this […]