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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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CLCs call for a universal legal safety net

  The High Court of Australia has been the setting for some of the most significant moments in Australian legal history. On 16 July it was the setting for the launch of a nationwide justice campaign and a new report: Unaffordable and out of reach: the problem of access to the Australian legal system. The […]

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“Why didn’t you ask?” tackles family violence

Loddon Campaspe CLC’s family violence legal assistance service at Bendigo, Echuca and Maryborough has taught us that women often arrive at court not knowing what to expect from the legal process or how an intervention order will meet their needs. We also know that the courts often make assumptions about what victims of domestic violence […]

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Justice System v. People with an Intellectual Disability

Loddon Campaspe Community Legal Centre and Seniors Rights Victoria recently spoke up for People with an Intellectual Disability living in rural and regional Victoria. On the 28th of May the Victorian Government’s Inquiry “Access to and Interaction with the Justice System by People with an Intellectual Disability and their Families and Carers” sat in Bendigo. […]

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