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WCF Thomas Charitable Trust provides lifeline to Kangaroo Flat Health-Justice Partnership

We recently received $40,000 from the WCF Thomas Charitable Trust that will allow us to continue delivering our Health-Justice Partnership with Bendigo Community Health Services in Kangaroo Flat for another year. The partnership recognises that many legal conflicts manifest as health issues and that by working together, health and legal service providers stand a better chance of […]

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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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Dr Rob Southgate and Dr Liz Curran

Health-Justice Partnership empowers regional Victorians

How do you measure the success of medical-legal interventions in the lives of people with a complex interplay of health and legal issues? Our Health-Justice Partnership (HJP) with Bendigo Community Health Services (BCHS) commenced in January 2014. Since then, this initiative has seen our HJP Lawyer Nickie King provide 86 legal advices and take on […]

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Advocacy Health Alliance breaks new ground

Bendigo has been selected as the site of Bendigo’s first Advocacy Health Alliance (AHA) project. The scoping phase of the project started in early December 2012 thanks to the support of the Clayton Utz Foundation. Through this process, a three year pilot project is being developed to integrate a full-time lawyer within the Bendigo health […]

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Peter Noble in Beverley Hills

Pete’s Calorie Neutral Challenge

While we work pretty hard here at Loddon Campaspe CLC, we also take the time to smell the roses whenever we can. Which is why Peter Noble (our illustrious and bearded Coordinator) set himself a Calorie Neutral Challenge while visiting the USA recently on a Clayton Utz Fellowship. The Clayton Utz Fellowship is funding Peter to […]

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Advocacy Health Alliances

Advocacy Health Alliances (AHAs) use lawyers to help patients navigate the legal system to resolve issues affecting their health. Lawyers work in partnership with doctors to keep patients healthy. Sound smart? We thought so, which is why we are working to further develop and extend AHAs in Australia. Advocacy Health Alliances break down the barriers […]

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