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Mental health report paves way for better community support

March 02, 2021

Mental health report paves way for better community support

The Federation of Community Legal Centres has welcomed the State Government’s commitment to better responding to mental health issues following the release of the report of findings from the Mental Health Royal Commission.

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CLCs on the frontline: Brimbank Melton CLC

March 02, 2021

CLCs on the frontline: Brimbank Melton CLC

An outer-suburban community legal centre has responded to local need by extending its services to new areas through co-location and partnerships. They are showing the vital role local CLCs play in our community.

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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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