Loddon Campaspe Community Legal Centre offers free legal advice and support to people who are in contact with the Department of Health and Human Services Child Protection system.
To make an appointment to talk to one of our Child Protection lawyers, please call (03) 5445 0909 or 1800 450 909 (if calling from outside Bendigo). You do not need a referral to access our services.
Child Protection Court Assistance
We provide legal assistance for child protection matters at Bendigo, Maryborough, Echuca, Castlemaine and Kyneton Magistrates’ courts. Please call us before your court date to discuss how we might be able to help you on (03) 5445 0909 or 1800 450 909 (if calling from outside Bendigo).
Bendigo Magistrates’ Court – every Monday
Castlemaine Magistrates’ Court – once a month
Echuca Magistrates’ Court – once a month
Kyneton Magistrates’ Court – once a month
Maryborough Magistrates’ Court – once a month
You can ask for the service at the Court Reception (or the Court Network desk in Bendigo).