Author Archive | Loddon Campaspe CLC

Maryborough Family Violence Forum: Understanding Complexities in Rural & Regional Victoria

Family violence is different for rural and regional Victorians. Its character and the options available to affected people are unique. With this in mind, Loddon Campaspe CLC and Maryborough Rotary have partnerned to present a Forum in Maryborough on the 20th of July that will overview the Victorian family violence system and canvas issues and […]

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Major funding boost for Bendigo Health-Justice Partnership

Loddon Campaspe CLC recently welcomed the Victorian Government’s announcement of $200,000 funding over two years. This funding will enable us to continue to deliver our innovative Health-Justice Partnership with Bendigo Community Health Services at Kangaroo Flat. At the announcement of the funding, ARC Justice EO, Hayley Mansfield, explained how the funding will help vulnerable members […]

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Maryborough volunteer’s vision for her children and community

Amanda is one of Loddon Campaspe CLC’s many volunteers. She is working with our Tipping the Scale project in Maryborough. Tipping the Scales is a Community Justice Partnership and justice reinvestment program. It works alongside partner organisations to provide clients with timely legal advice and to engage them with appropriate supports. The partnership’s Lawyer and Community […]

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Employment opportunity: Health-Justice Partnership Lawyer

Loddon Campaspe Community Legal Centre has an employment opportunity for a Health-Justice Partnership Lawyer. The role is 38 hours per week full time. This is a two-year Fixed Term Contract commencing July 2018. Are you a mature and dynamic lawyer, passionate about social justice and want to work in one of Victoria’s most culturally vibrant […]

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#MeToo heats up Bendigo Town Hall for Talking Justice

On a chilly night in mid May, Talking Justice returned to Bendigo with Van Badham, Kate Wright and Moira Rayner. Our three expert panellists trained their collective experience and wisdom on the #MeToo movement. They were asked to consider if some commentators’ concerns regarding due process and the presumption of innocence were valid. And how might […]

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Maryborough Court users share their experiences and preferred justice outcomes

Our Tipping the Scales project is surveying Maryborough Court users to better understand their experiences and preferred justice outcomes. Local Courts are an essential public facility in regional and rural towns. Tipping the Scales is working with local police, Court Services and other justice agencies in Maryborough to improve safety and accessibility at the Magistrates’ […]

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Employment Opportunity

Generalist Lawyer (full time, fixed term, maternity leave position – 12 months) Are you a mature and dynamic lawyer, passionate about social justice and want to work in one of Victoria’s most culturally vibrant and beautiful regional areas? ARC Justice has an employment opportunity for a full-time generalist lawyer to work within our Loddon Campaspe […]

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Sasha’s Story

In 2017 Victoria Legal Aid referred Sasha* to our Child Protection Legal Service. Two years earlier, she had fled a violent relationship, leaving behind her two children. The children’s father denied her access to the children. However, they were subsequently removed from his care by Child Protection following concerns around his substance abuse, criminal activity […]

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