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What Community Legal Centres Do

Free Legal Services

Free Legal Services

Community Legal Centres across Victoria provide free legal advice to people experiencing disadvantage. Learn more.

Community Legal Education

Community Legal Education

The Fitzroy Legal Service have compiled and updated the Law Handbook, your practical plain English guide to the law in Victoria. Learn more.

Policy and Advocacy

Policy and Advocacy

Flemington & Kensington Community Legal Centre's Police Accountability Project campaigns against racially discriminatory policing practices and for the independent investigation of police misconduct. Learn more.

Strategic Litigation

Strategic Litigation

Environmental Justice Australia are fighting a landmark case to test the legality of the native forest logging exemption from federal environment laws. Learn more.

About

The Federation leads and supports excellence in the community legal sector, promotes the purpose and value of community legal centres, and advances social justice and a fair legal system.


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Check your insurance in super before 1 July

On 1 July, significant changes are occurring to insurance provided by superannuation funds. This may impact people’s access to life and total permanent disability (TPD) insurance.

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Preventing family violence - Federal election commitments

Living a life free from violence is everyone’s right. Yet, too many women continue to be killed and seriously injured at the hands of an intimate partner.

Community legal centres are at the forefront of keeping women and their children safe. Early legal support can help women escape violent relationships safely. Legal help after a woman escapes a violent relationship allows her to thrive – to unravel often complex financial abuse and to set up a new home.

This Federal Election we want to see more support for women and their children escaping family violence.

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A FAIR AND JUST VICTORIA: The Federation’s Justice Election Position Paper

Our plan for Victoria is that the next Victorian Government is proud to close prisons, rather than building more. The Federation of Community Legal Centres has an action plan to achieve this.

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Where to find us

There are Community Legal Centres across Victoria. Click to find your nearest Victorian Community Legal Centre.


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