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Former prisoner blacklisted by tenancy database

Earlier this year Loddon Campaspe Community Legal Centre worked with Housing Justice to help a former prisoner, who had been blacklisted by the National Tenancy Database, to clear his name and to secure accommodation following his release. Steve* was having difficulty securing a tenancy due to his blacklisting by a National Tenancy Database. Steve contacted […]

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Candidates’ forum on justice issues

In the run up to the state election on November 27th 2014, the Loddon Campaspe Community Legal Centre is proud to be hosting a candidates forum focussing on the marginal seats of Bendigo East and Bendigo West. Following on from the successful Talking Justice and Justice Bites events, the open forum will be an opportunity for members of the […]

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Chris Povey

ARC 2013 Report to Community

The ADVOCACY AND RIGHTS CENTRE (Loddon Campaspe CLC is a program of the Advocacy and Rights Centre) invites you to its 2013 Report to Community. Eviction in times of crisis Giving tenants a voice Listening to women’s experience of the law in family violence The Advocacy and Rights Centre’s 2013 Report to Community is an […]

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Life tenancy secured

Jenny* has a psychiatric illness and in the past has suffered several episodes of acute mental illness. Life is a struggle. Her mother was aware of Jenny’s difficulties and attempted to account for these in her will. In particular, her will sought to provide Jenny with secure housing. When she died, her mother’s will provided […]

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Seniors Rights Victoria 2013 Diary front cover

Free 2013 legal diary for older people

Our little office here in Bendigo has a small but dynamic Seniors Rights Victoria outpost, led by solicitor Tabitha O’Shea. SRV provides information, support, advice and education to help prevent elder abuse and safeguard the rights, dignity and independence of older people. Earlier this year, SRV produced Assets for Care: a guide for lawyers to assist older […]

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Get it Fixed! Support for public housing tenants

> Are you in public housing? > Do you need repairs done? > Do you need advice? Loddon Campaspe Community Legal Centre and Tenant Advocacy and Support are helping local public housing tenants with maintenance and repairs issues GET IT FIXED! We will be at the following venues at the following times in November: Long Gully […]

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homeless man

Baillieu Government cuts will increase homelessness

The Social Housing Advocacy and Support Program (SHASP) is one of the most successful homelessness prevention programs in Victoria’s history. But the Victorian government’s proposed cuts to front line staff put over 2000 Victorians, including children, at risk of homelessness. Loddon Campaspe CLC’s sibling program, Tenant Advocacy and Support, is one of several SHASP services […]

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