Press release: Shadow Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus’ Bendigo visit welcome

On 4 April 2017 Shadow Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus will see first-hand the work undertaken by Loddon Campaspe Community Legal Centre lawyers with family violence victims at Bendigo Courts. Mr Dreyfus’ visit comes as Loddon Campaspe CLC and its Shepparton counterpart Goulburn Valley CLC stare down federal funding cuts worth $121,000, due to come into effect […]

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#FundEqualJustice

On the 4th of April the Shadow Attorney-General, Mark Dreyfus, and the Member for Bendigo, Lisa Chesters, threw their support behind our EO, Hayley Mansfield, and Legal Practice Manager, Clare Sauro, who are calling on the federal government to reverse planned funding cuts to community legal centres. Their call comes as the federal government prepares […]

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Victorian government family violence funding boost welcomed as Federal funding cliff looms

More than 70% of our casework features an element of family violence. So we were recently pleased when the local member Maree Edwards informed us that the Victorian government would provide us with an additional $47,000 to allow us to continue supporting people experiencing family violence. This funding boost will go towards our Health-Justice Partnership with […]

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Employment Opportunity: Stand out from the crowd

Generalist Lawyer Full time – Fixed Term (7-8 months) 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? We deliver a range of legal assistance services (casework, education and policy) across North and Central Victoria, including the Goulburn Valley. […]

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Bianca supported to achieve a positive child protection outcome

In the 2015-15 financial year, Loddon Campaspe CLC’s Child Protection Legal Service assisted 124 people with child protection matters at Children’s Courts across the Bendigo region. Bianca* was one of these clients. Bianca was a young single mother caring for a primary school aged child in a small Central Victoria town. She had been experiencing […]

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Employment Opportunities

Are you mature, dynamic and passionate about social justice? Do you want to work in one of Victoria’s most culturally vibrant and beautiful regional areas? Loddon Campaspe Community Legal Centre has three exciting employment opportunities for the right candidates. Loddon Campaspe CLC is a program of ARC Justice. ARC Justice is a leading and innovative […]

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ARC Justice’s 2016 Report to Community

ARC Justice’s 2016 Report to Community is an opportunity for our organisation to speak about our achievements and to foreshadow the challenges faced by our three programs: Loddon Campaspe Community Legal Centre, Goulburn Valley Community Legal Centre, and Housing Justice. Our Report to Community is also an opportunity for us to engage with our community in a broader discussion around […]

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Hayley Mansfield

Welcome Hayley Mansfield

Loddon Campaspe CLC is thrilled to announce the appointment of Hayley Mansfield as ARC Justice’s new Executive Officer. Hayley’s appointment heralds an exciting new chapter for our organisation and we look forward to working with her to empower disadvantaged and vulnerable rural Victorians. Hayley is currently the General Manager, Family and Community Services at Bendigo and District Aboriginal Co-operative. She has […]

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Volunteer lawyers needed for Bendigo Palliative Care Legal Program

Palliative care patients often face legal end-of-life issues that affect their overall health and peace of mind. With this in mind, Loddon Campaspe CLC developed its Palliative Care Legal Program. This program works with local solicitors and Bendigo Health staff to provide free and confidential legal advice to disadvantaged and vulnerable people in palliative and other […]

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Employment opportunity: Project, Education and Community Development Worker (0.6 EFT)

Loddon Campaspe CLC has a job opportunity for a mature and dynamic project worker or lawyer who is passionate about social justice and wants to work in one of Victoria’s most culturally vibrant and beautiful regional areas. The Bendigo based Loddon Campaspe Community Legal Centre (a division of the Advocacy and Rights Centre Ltd, trading […]

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