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CLCs on the frontline: Barwon Community Legal

Operating in these uncertain times in Victoria is challenging for all organisations, and for Community Legal Centres there is the added complexity of working across the court and justice systems and moving to at-home office structures.

Barwon Community Legal has not only faced these challenges, but has had the added difficulty of changing some of the services they deliver to meet differing demands.

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More information needed on new detainment laws

The Federation of Community Legal Centres is concerned about the extraordinary new powers of Authorised Officers to forcibly detain people who have tested positive or been in contact with a person with COVID-19, without a right to review.

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Federation calls for continued negotiations on rent reductions to help tenants during pandemic

The Real Estate Institute of Victoria (REIV) risks increasing rates of homelessness in Victoria by calling on landlords to stop negotiating rent reductions for tenants, the Federation of Community Legal Centres has warned.

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