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New funding for Whittlesea Community Legal Service

In an announcement today, a $50,000 State funding increase for Whittlesea Community Legal Service will support free community legal services in an area where Victoria Legal Aid acknowledges a "significant and growing legal need".

VLA also announced a new specialist legal service tin criminal, civil, family, youth and children's law that will be co-located with Whittlesea Community Legal Service as part of Whittlesea Community Connections in Epping.

For more information, read the VLA release.

For more information about the campaign for access to justice, including appropriate funding for community legal centres, visit the Community Law Australia website

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