In addition to providing legal help, the LGBTIQ Legal Service engages in advocacy, law reform and works to build the capacity of the legal sector to work respectfully with LGBTIQ clients, as there is a history of harm caused to the LGBTIQ community at the hands of the police and legal sector.
LGBTIQ+ Inclusive Practice Toolkit for Community Legal Centres
The Victoria Law Foundation provided us with funding to create Australia’s first LGBTIQ Inclusive Practice toolkit for legal professionals and the community legal sector, which was launched on February 27 2020, followed by a two hour training session.
Report on LGBTIQ community legal need in Victoria
The Victoria Law Foundation provided us with funding to undertake an analysis of legal needs of the LGBTIQ community in Victoria. This report will be launched in June/July 2020.