Our Vision, Values & Goals

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Our values

In all activities and services, Wide Bay Advocacy Inc strives to demonstrate:

  • Respect: treat everyone equally and with dignity and justice, accept each person's individuality, acknowledge diversity and promote self-determination
  • Compassion: accept people as they are and understand, acknowledge and have empathy for their circumstances
  • Inclusiveness: strive to empower all people to contribute and participate
  • Ethical behaviour: act at all times in a principled and informed manner, treat people fairly, accept accountability and uphold justice
  • Independence: be free-thinking, unbiased and impartial

Our vision

Our vision is to:

  • Build a just and inclusive society that values difference and diversity and the rights of all people and their communities to the social and economic resources they need to exercise their human rights
  • Influence the development of law to recognise the needs of people who are socially or economically disadvantaged
  • Assist people who would otherwise be denied access to justice due to social or economic disadvantages to exercise their legal rights.
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Our goals

Our goals are to:

  • promote access to justice
  • provide free legal advice, advocacy, education, and information
  • empower people to address their legal problems
  • increase community awareness of the law
  • produce plain-English publications

Not sure if you have a legal problem?

Contact us and we can help you work though the issue or put you in touch with someone that can help.