September 01, 2023
A statement on the Voice to Parliament from the Federation of Community Legal Centres
The Federation of Community Legal Centres (Federation) is the peak body for Victoria’s 47 Community Legal Centres.
One of the roles of Community Legal Centres is to educate and inform the communities we are part of about rights, responsibilities and the ways our laws operate.READ MORE
August 17, 2023
Proposed bail reform a step in the right direction – but more is needed to fix Victoria’s broken bail system
It has now been six months since Coroner McGregor handed down his scathing assessment of Victoria’s bail regime. In his findings into the passing of proud Gunditjmara, Dja Dja Wurrung, Wiradjuri and Yorta Yorta woman Veronica Nelson, who passed away in custody while on remand for alleged offences related to shoplifting, the Coroner described Victoria’s bail regime as a ‘complete and unmitigated disaster’.READ MORE