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Federation applauds Conversion Practices Bill

December 10, 2020

Federation applauds Conversion Practices Bill

Victoria needs to support and celebrate those in the community who identify as LGBTIQ+, and pass legislation that bans harmful conversion practices, Federation of Community Legal Centres CEO Ms Serina McDuff has urged.

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Abolishing public drunkenness laws a welcome step

December 08, 2020

Abolishing public drunkenness laws a welcome step

The Federation of Community Legal Centres welcomes the State Government’s decision to put health and welfare first as it moves ahead to decriminalise public drunkenness.

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State Budget a win for a fairer community

November 24, 2020

State Budget a win for a fairer community

The Victorian Government has released a Budget that will help deliver social justice to millions of Victorians ensuring fewer members of our community are left behind as the State recovers from the impact of COVID-19, Federation of Community Legal Centres CEO Serina McDuff said.

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State’s recovery from COVID needs to protect Victoria’s most vulnerable communities

November 19, 2020

State’s recovery from COVID needs to protect Victoria’s most vulnerable communities

Victoria needs to ensure all Victorians are supported as it recovers from the impact of COVID-19, especially those who faced greater economic, cultural or social injustice before the pandemic, the Federation of Community Legal Centres has warned.

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Spent Convictions Bill could help ease stigma and poverty

October 27, 2020

Spent Convictions Bill could help ease stigma and poverty

A new Bill being introduced into Parliament this week could help end the cycle of poverty and disadvantage for thousands of Victorians and reduce the life-long stigma experienced by those convicted of minor offences.

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