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Open Letter on pen pal communications in Victorian prisons

March 26, 2018

Open Letter on pen pal communications in Victorian prisons

The Federation of Community Legal Centres calls on Corrections Victoria to reverse its ban on pen pals in Victorian Prisons. 

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Body Worn Cameras in Victoria

March 13, 2018

Body Worn Cameras in Victoria

The Federation of Community Legal Centres  has signed an open letter to the Victoria Police Commissioner about the trial of body worn cameras by Victoria Police.

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May 07, 2017

Budget: Community Legal Centres welcome much-needed funding increase and commend family violence centrepiece

The Victorian Federation of Community Legal Centres has strongly commended the Government’s $1.91 billion commitment to family violence prevention and support in today’s Victorian State Budget.

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February 06, 2017

Children Don’t Belong In Adult Prison System: Peak body concerned by Government decision

The peak body for community lawyers in Victoria is deeply concerned by the Victorian Government decision, announced today, to move youth justice from the Department of Health and Human Services into Corrections Victoria – the department that manages adult prisons.

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November 04, 2016

Law societies issue open letter to PM, joining chorus of voices calling for legal assistance funding

Law societies nationally have joined the chorus of voices calling for sustainable funding for free legal assistance services.

In an open letter to Malcolm Turnbull published today, the law societies of every state and territory have called on the prime minister to reverse $35m of cuts to community legal centres, and to boost funding to legal aid and Aboriginal legal services.

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