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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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Pathway to Decarceration: protecting Victorians from COVID-19 outbreaks

The Federation of Community Legal Centres and the Law Institute of Victoria have released a nine-point plan to reduce the number of people in Victoria’s prison system to protect Victorians from further outbreaks of COVID-19.

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