Too Young To Work
Too Young to Work, a project of Child Labour Schools Company, provides education as a way to eliminate child labour. Part of a network of non-government organisations supporting around 2,500 child labourers to attend school, they have worked in high risk areas in India for almost 20 years. Hall Payne Director John Payne is a Director of Child Labour Schools Company, and Hall Payne has been a long term supporter of the project.
Industrial Relations Society, Queensland
The Industrial Relations Society, Queensland is the professional association for industrial relations in Queensland. The Society exists to provide members with opportunities to network, learn and develop their skills as industrial relations practitioners. Hall Payne Director John Payne currently sits as the Secretary of IRSQ. For more information see their website.
Basic Rights Queensland
Basic Rights Queensland (formerly “Welfare Rights Centre”) is a state-wide specialist community legal centre, providing free advice, advocacy and legal services to people having problems with social security or disability discrimination. Hall Payne Senior Associate Cale Fryer is the secretary of the Basic Rights Queensland Management Committee. For more information see the Basic Rights Queensland website.
Our lawyers are active in advocating for people’s legal rights beyond the firm, too. We have solicitors volunteering with LGBTI Legal Service, Caxton Legal Centre’s Employment Law Clinic, and community legal services around the country.
Pro Bono Work
Hall Payne offers it services, without a fee and on a case-by-case basis, to a variety of charitable and community organisations.
Other Fundraising Activities
Hall Payne Lawyers employees regularly take part in organised charity fundraisers including fun runs (such as the Bridge to Brisbane and the International Women’s Day Fun Run) fundraising events, sponsorships, bike rides and memorial days.