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Tipping the scales – Improving justice outcomes in the Central Goldfields through collective impact

The Legal Services Board and Commisisoner recently announced that we were successful applicants in their 2016 Grants round. The three-year funding boost will allow us to deliver multi-faceted services to children, young people and families in the Central Goldfields, particularly in Maryborough. The project recognises the value in working with existing networks. Through working with established […]

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Volunteer solicitors needed in Goulburn Valley

Volunteer solicitors make a real difference in the lives of those who cannot afford legal help. Does your Shepparton legal practice have new staff? Would they like to meet other local lawyers? Would they like to help us to deliver justice to those who cannot afford a private solicitor in the Goulburn Valley? The Goulburn Valley […]

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Employment Opportunity – Advocacy-Health Alliance Project Worker

The Loddon Campaspe Community Legal Centre has an employment opportunity for a part-time (2-3 days per week) Advocacy-Health Alliance Project Worker. The position is based in Bendigo and is funded to April-June 2013.       The ideal candidate will have: experience in project management and design within the social services and/or health sectors. Experience […]

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Baillieu Government cuts will increase homelessness

The Social Housing Advocacy and Support Program (SHASP) is one of the most successful homelessness prevention programs in Victoria’s history. But the Victorian government’s proposed cuts to front line staff put over 2000 Victorians, including children, at risk of homelessness. Loddon Campaspe CLC’s sibling program, Tenant Advocacy and Support, is one of several SHASP services […]

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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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Goulburn Valley Community Legal Centre thumbs up!

The Advocacy and Rights Centre’s new Executive Officer, Jane Staley, is thrilled to reveal that our Pilot Community Legal Centre in Shepparton has been given the funding thumbs up by Victoria Legal Aid. Many thanks to all of you who have contributed to this campaign. Yep, in partnership with UnitingCare: Cutting Edge and members of the […]

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Justice System v. People with an Intellectual Disability

Loddon Campaspe Community Legal Centre and Seniors Rights Victoria recently spoke up for People with an Intellectual Disability living in rural and regional Victoria. On the 28th of May the Victorian Government’s Inquiry “Access to and Interaction with the Justice System by People with an Intellectual Disability and their Families and Carers” sat in Bendigo. […]

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