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November 12, 2015

Advocate for LGBTI people takes out 2015 Tim McCoy Award

Anna Brown has won the 2015 Tim McCoy Award for outstanding work to promote and protect the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people in Victoria, Australia and worldwide.

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October 30, 2015

State Coroner heeds community legal centre recommendations in Sargun Ragi inquest findings

State Coroner Ian Gray has today heeded key recommendations from a joint community legal centre submission in his findings in the inquest of Sargun Ragi, which were handed down this morning.

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October 29, 2015

Annual report shows community legal centres achieving change together

The annual report for the Federation of Community Legal Centres shows 2014–15 was a year that saw the Federation and our member centres achieving change together.

https://communitylawblog.files.wordpress.com/2015/10/fclc-areport-1415_web_smaller1.pdf

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October 29, 2015

Eminent panel considers continuing Federal Government challenges to ‘last resort’ legal help

An eminent panel including Leader of the Australian Greens, Senator Richard Di Natale, Federal Labor MP Tim Watts, Magistrate Anne Goldsbrough and leading community lawyers will today (1.30pm) consider the value of ‘last resort’ free legal help by community legal centres, and key challenges that Victorian centres continue to face as they work daily to deliver justice for disadvantaged Victorians.

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October 23, 2015

Victoria set for access to justice review

Following an election commitment, the Victorian Government yesterday announced an access to justice review spanning legal assistance services including legal aid, pro bono legal help and community legal centres.

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