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Farewell to long serving CSO – Trevor Draper

Farewell Trevor The ATSILS Family farewelled Court Support Officer Trevor Draper on 3/2/2023. Trevor is moving on to his next adventure after almost 24 years with the organisation. Trevor worked in both our Toowoomba and Maroochydore offices and truly epitomised ATSILS values in his approach to working with colleagues and clients. As a Court Support […]

Community Legal Education – QATSICPP Forum Cairns

On 1 February, Julie Kefford and Pree Sharma attended the Youth Justice Family Led Decision Making Community of Practice hosted by QATSICPP which is a monthly forum where 4 community-controlled organisations from across Queensland come together to reflect on program implementation and practice, identify shared issues, share successes and help QATSICPP identify what needs to […]

ATSILS Adopts New Branding

Today, 1st February 2023, ATSILS officially adopts its new branding.  Our staff have been working tirelessly over the past month to transition all of our communication resources to the new branding and from this date forward we will operate under a new logo and visual identity.   Our 50th anniversary of service was seen as […]

ATSILS History Timeline

In December 1972 we opened the doors of our first office in George St, Brisbane. This week to mark our 50th anniversary, CEO Shane Duffy launched – ‘ATSILS History Timeline’ to staff and key stakeholders. ‘ATSILS History Timeline’ is an interactive web resource and can be viewed at: https://history.atsils.org.au The timeline maps our justice journey […]

Queensland Path to Treaty – Yarning Sessions

Queensland Path to Treaty Yarning Sessions – Ipswich and Logan   IPS have been engaged by the Queensland Government to conduct a series of community yarning sessions across the state. You’re invited to participate and share your views.   Links to RSVP for a session and more information, including other areas they are running sessions […]

ATSILS adopts a new brand to mark 50 years of service.

December is the 50th Anniversary of the founding of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Service in Brisbane. To mark this milestone we wish to advise our clients, communities, and stakeholders that we are adopting a new logo and visual brand. ATSILS Board of Directors endorsed the undertaking of the corporate rebrand project in […]

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/