Archive | family violence

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CLCs struggling to deal with family breakdown

Legal practices frequently advise clients in relation to family breakdown. And unfortunately Loddon Campaspe CLC is no exception. But our capacity to help is severely limited and we know there are many more people in our community in need of legal advice who are simply falling through the cracks. In the previous 2011-2012 financial year, Loddon […]

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Hoopla on regional PSOs sidelines real issues

Yesterday’s announcement of PSOs for Bendigo ignores the fact that many police and many in the legal and community sectors hold serious reservations about the suitability and efficacy of PSOs, especially in relation to their potential impact on the most vulnerable in our community. We agree that members of the public have every right to […]

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Why didn’t you ask?

Our new family violence prevention project, Why didn’t you ask?, breaks new ground by documenting women’s experiences of the legal interventions that followed family violence. The project will improve the safety, social and health outcomes for women at risk of, or experiencing family violence. Why didn’t you ask? is a three-year project that will employ a […]

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