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The Best Is Yet To Be

Seniors Rights Victoria, in partnership with Bendigo Senior Secondary College photography students and teachers, invites members of the community, local seniors and families to come along and enjoy a Photography Exhibition marking World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD). The Exhibition, “The Best is Yet to Be”, gives an insight into how a group of around […]

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“It really opened my eyes”

Loddon Campaspe CLC’s Clinical Legal Education Program (CLEP), delivered in partnership with La Trobe University Bendigo’s law faculty since 2007, offers placements to students like Rob and Nicole who are completing the Rural and Regional Issues in Justice (RRIJ) elective. Students have overwhelmingly endorsed the program, with many sharing the sentiment in a recent review […]

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Family Law for Bendigo school staff

Sometimes children aren’t the only ones caught in the middle of a dispute between separated parents. Teachers, School Administrators and Welfare Staff are often drawn into family disputes involving students. And understanding intervention orders, parenting plans and court orders can be tricky. To help local school staff understand their legal position and responsibilities in relation to family […]

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Student Legal Service for La Trobe Bendigo

Students, rarely have the means to pay for a private solicitor. And sometimes Victoria Legal Aid can’t assist. So Loddon Campaspe Community Legal Centre and Bendigo Student Association have teamed up to provide a free and confidential Student Legal Service for Bendigo campus students. The service can provide advice on a range of legal issues, including […]

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Understanding legal rights and responsibilities

Loddon Campaspe CLC has been working with Victoria Legal Aid (VLA) to develop a new schools-based Community Legal Education project addressing sexting, cyberbullying and age of consent. Many VLA regional offices have identified these topics as priority issues. A briefing about the project was recently given to VLA staff. The briefing provided participants with an overview of […]

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Keeping food on the table: protecting low income CLC clients

The Consumer Action Law Centre (CALC) will visit Bendigo next week to provide free consumer law training to our legal service volunteers, local solicitors, financial counsellors and other local community workers who are working with clients to keep food on their tables. The Consumer Action Law Centre is a specialist Community Legal Centre (CLC) based in […]

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Sex Q&A in Bendigo for Law Week

Pornography? Confidentiality and doctors? STDs? What do these have to do with the law? Plenty. And young people? Ditto. So last week our Community Legal Education Worker, Charlotte Powell, teamed up with Victoria Legal Aid (VLA) to co-host community legal education sessions at two local schools for Law Week 2012. The sessions empowered almost 200 […]

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