Author Archive | Loddon Campaspe CLC

Press Release – Community Legal Centres welcome Attorney-General’s reversal of funding cuts

Today the federal Attorney-General, Senator George Brandis, announced the government’s intention to restore $55.7 million to the community legal sector over three years. This is welcome news. Across our two centres (Loddon Campaspe and Goulburn Valley Community Legal Centres) the planned cuts would have forced us to turn away more than 250 clients per year. […]

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Talking Justice tickets now on sale

  Talking Justice 2017 tickets are now on sale via the Ulumbarra Theatre. This year, Talking Justice marks Law Week on 19-20 May. You can buy tickets to individual sessions (Adult: $12, Concession: $5) or a Weekend Pass to all session (Adult: $40, Concession: $15). This year’s Program in brief Friday 19 May 2017 6.30pm – Family […]

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Employment Opportunity: Health-Justice Partnership Lawyer

Are you a mature and dynamic lawyer, passionate about social justice and public health and want to work in one of Victoria’s most culturally vibrant and beautiful regional areas? The Bendigo based Loddon Campaspe Community Legal Centre (LCCLC) (a division of Advocacy & Rights Centre Ltd, T/A – ARC Justice) delivers a range of legal […]

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Talking Justice returns for Law Week 2017

Talking Justice returns to the Ulumbarra Theatre for Law Week on 19-20 May 2017. For the fourth year, Loddon Campaspe CLC invites Bendigo to come together to hear some of the country’s finest writers, lawyers, activists and commentators tackle some of our more vexing social and legal dilemmas. This year our Moderator is Damien Carrick, […]

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Press release: Shadow Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus’ Bendigo visit welcome

On 4 April 2017 Shadow Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus will see first-hand the work undertaken by Loddon Campaspe Community Legal Centre lawyers with family violence victims at Bendigo Courts. Mr Dreyfus’ visit comes as Loddon Campaspe CLC and its Shepparton counterpart Goulburn Valley CLC stare down federal funding cuts worth $121,000, due to come into effect […]

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#FundEqualJustice

On the 4th of April the Shadow Attorney-General, Mark Dreyfus, and the Member for Bendigo, Lisa Chesters, threw their support behind our EO, Hayley Mansfield, and Legal Practice Manager, Clare Sauro, who are calling on the federal government to reverse planned funding cuts to community legal centres. Their call comes as the federal government prepares […]

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Victorian government family violence funding boost welcomed as Federal funding cliff looms

More than 70% of our casework features an element of family violence. So we were recently pleased when the local member Maree Edwards informed us that the Victorian government would provide us with an additional $47,000 to allow us to continue supporting people experiencing family violence. This funding boost will go towards our Health-Justice Partnership with […]

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Employment Opportunity: Stand out from the crowd

Generalist Lawyer Full time – Fixed Term (7-8 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? We deliver a range of legal assistance services (casework, education and policy) across North and Central Victoria, including the Goulburn Valley. […]

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Bianca supported to achieve a positive child protection outcome

In the 2015-15 financial year, Loddon Campaspe CLC’s Child Protection Legal Service assisted 124 people with child protection matters at Children’s Courts across the Bendigo region. Bianca* was one of these clients. Bianca was a young single mother caring for a primary school aged child in a small Central Victoria town. She had been experiencing […]

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Employment Opportunities

Are you mature, dynamic and passionate about social justice? Do you want to work in one of Victoria’s most culturally vibrant and beautiful regional areas? Loddon Campaspe Community Legal Centre has three exciting employment opportunities for the right candidates. Loddon Campaspe CLC is a program of ARC Justice. ARC Justice is a leading and innovative […]

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