Call for support – not mandatory sentencing

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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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United opposition to unfair and dangerous mandatory sentencing laws

Joint Statement - United opposition to unfair and dangerous mandatory sentencing laws

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Women and families at risk under proposed new mandatory sentencing laws

For immediate release.

The Andrews Government has introduced legislation to expand mandatory sentencing for injury caused to emergency service workers, including ambulance officers, police, protective services officers, and custodial officers.  

The legislation has been introduced in a matter of weeks, with no consultation with the community sector, who work with people in times of crisis and trauma and rely on the support of emergency service workers. 

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Toll road users deserve better rights – legislation to be tabled today needs to be passed now

Today legislation enters the parliament that will provide better rights for toll users. The Federation of Community Legal Centres calls on all parties to support the Bill. The Bill was originally drafted by the Andrews’ Government as part of the West Gate Tunnel Bill and has now been split from this bill to form its own Toll Fine Enforcement Bill, which is being tabled by the Greens.

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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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