November 15, 2015
Family violence features in our latest wrap of the Federation in the media
Welcome to our occasional wrap of the Federation in the media. This issue features family violence, together with a range of other legal assistance issues on which the Federation also actively engages the media. As well as our own work with the media, the Federation offers media support to our member community legal centres and also works with partner organisations on related issues. Earlier coverage is available via our In the Media category.READ MORE
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.
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.READ MORE
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.READ MORE
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.