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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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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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Tipping the scales – Improving justice outcomes in the Central Goldfields through collective impact

The Legal Services Board and Commisisoner recently announced that we were successful applicants in their 2016 Grants round. The three-year funding boost will allow us to deliver multi-faceted services to children, young people and families in the Central Goldfields, particularly in Maryborough. The project recognises the value in working with existing networks. Through working with established […]

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