Workshop: Fitness for Trial in the Magistrates Court

July 18, 2017  1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Legal Aid Queensland 44 Herschel St Brisbane, Queensland The Mental Health Act 2016 (Queensland) commenced in March 2017. The Act allows Magistrates to resolve a significant proportion of matters previously referred to the Mental Health Court. The Act thus places greater responsibility on lawyers appearing before Magistrates. In this workshop, registrants… Read more »

Symposium: Mental health, extremism and lone-actor grievance-fuelled violence

April 8-9, 2017 Rydges Southbank Hotel 9 Glenelg Street South Brisbane As radicalisation and recruitment of Australians appears to be increasing and violent extremists are reaching out to mentally vulnerable individuals, there is a clear role for mental health services in the evaluation and management of susceptible individuals. In the context of the changing milieu… Read more »