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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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Employment Opportunity: Senior Lawyer (Rumbalara Health-Justice Partnership)

Full time (1.0 EFT) until 30th September 2018. Flexibility in the EFT requirements may be available to selected applicants We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Are you a mature and dynamic lawyer, passionate about social justice and want to work in one of Victoria’s most culturally vibrant and beautiful regional areas? ARC Justice is a leading […]

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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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Employment opportunities

Loddon Campaspe CLC has three job opportunities for suitable candidates with a passion for social justice and working in a rural and regional setting. Paralegal Administrator – Bendigo The Paralegal Administrator position provides support to the Loddon Campaspe CLC and ARC Justice teams including managing correspondence, assisting with client intake assessments and appointments, taking phone enquiries, […]

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Goulburn Valley CLC funding wipeout?

On the 3rd of December the Productivity Commission released its long-awaited report into access to justice arrangements in Australia. The Commission recognised the role of Australian legal assistance providers (including Community Legal Centres) and deplored the high levels of unmet legal need faced by disadvantaged and vulnerable Australians. The Commission recommended an immediate injection of […]

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Employment opportunity: Therapeutic Justice Lawyer

3 year contract, full-time Are you a dynamic lawyer, passionate about social justice and exploring legal practice in a health setting? Have you seen how legal issues impact the well-being of clients and wondered what more you can do about it? Want to work in one of Victoria’s most culturally vibrant and beautiful regional areas? […]

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Community guides Goulburn Valley CLC’s work

In March and April Goulburn Valley Community Legal Centre hosted three community consultations across the region. The consultations were held in Shepparton, Seymour and Cobram. The aim of the consultations was to invite feedback from key local agencies about the centre’s performance and future challenges. More than 30 people, representing the major community service providers […]

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Income Management unfairly targets youth

Loddon Campaspe CLC is concerned about a shift in the Commonwealth Government’s approach to Shepparton’s Income Management pilot that will affect clients of Goulburn Valley CLC (a Division of Loddon Campaspe CLC). As we understand it, the Commonwealth Government is set to deem some categories of people as suitable for compulsory income management regardless of […]

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