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Advocating for young people

August 10, 2022

Advocating for young people

When we think of the law, we often think it is the domain of adults, of those over the age of 18 who are most likely to be impacted and need support from legal professionals.

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June 09, 2022

Community Legal Centres on the Frontline: Women in Mitchell Shire supported to help other women address family violence

A new program for women in Mitchell Shire will help address the very high rates of family violence in the community.  

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New report reveals inclusive nature of the community legal sector

May 13, 2022

New report reveals inclusive nature of the community legal sector

The Victorian Community Legal Centre workforce is more inclusive than the public service, a new report from the Victoria Law Foundation has found.

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Budget response: Community Legal Centres need to be at the heart of a healthy Victoria

May 03, 2022

Budget response: Community Legal Centres need to be at the heart of a healthy Victoria

The Federation of Community Legal Centres has welcomed the Victorian State Budget’s focus on improving healthcare services across Victoria but notes that to ensure a fair and just Victoria, community legal services need to be better funded into the future.

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Urgent Bail Reform Needed to Prevent More Victorian Women Ending Up Behind Bars

October 26, 2021

Urgent Bail Reform Needed to Prevent More Victorian Women Ending Up Behind Bars

Smart Justice for Women, a coalition of leading legal, academic and community services calls for urgent bail reform and investment in wraparound services to reduce the unacceptable number of women behind bars.

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