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Child Protection Legal Service evaluated, funding extended

We recently spoke to 30 of the 105 people assisted by our Child Protection Legal Service pilot between 1 October 2016 and 31 March 2017. We were keen to learn if the service had helped our clients and to ensure it was consistent with our principles. The service is a Victoria Legal Aid initiative that funded two […]

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Talking Justice 2017 now available on YouTube

Videos from Talking Justice 2017 are now available on our YouTube channel, including the Opening Night address by the Hon. Chief Justice Diana Bryant AO. This year’s topics ranged from the current challenges facing the Family Court, to kids in detention, the rights of transgender children, the impact of digital disruption on individual rights and social […]

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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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#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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Hayley Mansfield

Welcome Hayley Mansfield

Loddon Campaspe CLC is thrilled to announce the appointment of Hayley Mansfield as ARC Justice’s new Executive Officer. Hayley’s appointment heralds an exciting new chapter for our organisation and we look forward to working with her to empower disadvantaged and vulnerable rural Victorians. Hayley is currently the General Manager, Family and Community Services at Bendigo and District Aboriginal Co-operative. She has […]

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Volunteer lawyers needed for Bendigo Palliative Care Legal Program

Palliative care patients often face legal end-of-life issues that affect their overall health and peace of mind. With this in mind, Loddon Campaspe CLC developed its Palliative Care Legal Program. This program works with local solicitors and Bendigo Health staff to provide free and confidential legal advice to disadvantaged and vulnerable people in palliative and other […]

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Federal funding for Community Legal Centres infographic

Community Legal Centre funding a vital election issue

We only want one thing on Election Day: a fair deal for the thousands of Australians who are being denied access to a lawyer because community legal centre funding is inadequate. Traditionally, legal aid commissions, community legal centres and indigenous family violence and legal services have been the legal service of last resort for Australia’s […]

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