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CLCs on the frontline: Peninsula CLC

February 23, 2021

CLCs on the frontline: Peninsula CLC

One Victorian community legal centre is hitting the streets with the unusual combination of lawyers and coffee to increase access to legal advice for locals.

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CLCs on the frontline: JobWatch

February 19, 2021

CLCs on the frontline: JobWatch

The pandemic has brought significant changes to the way we work, from remote work and essential workers to the ongoing tests of whether mask-wearing, COVID-testing and vaccinations can be deemed a ‘reasonable and lawful direction’ at work.

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Human Rights are a fundamental part of a just society: Federation response to Ombudsman lockdown report

December 17, 2020

Human Rights are a fundamental part of a just society: Federation response to Ombudsman lockdown report

The Victorian Ombudsman’s findings into the lockdown of the Flemington and North Melbourne public towers is an important reminder of the vital role of human rights, respect and community engagement in any emergency response, Federation of Community Legal Centres CEO Serina McDuff said today.

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Attorney-General departure a sad loss to justice system

December 16, 2020

Attorney-General departure a sad loss to justice system

The Federation of Community Legal Centres is deeply saddened to hear of the resignation of Attorney General Jill Hennessy from her Ministerial responsibilities.

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Legal sector funding will lead to safer outcomes for victim-survivors of family violence

December 15, 2020

Legal sector funding will lead to safer outcomes for victim-survivors of family violence

Victim-survivors of family violence will be better supported and protected from future harm under today’s State Government funding announcement for the legal assistance sector, Federation of Community Legal Centres CEO Serina McDuff said.

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