Tag Archives | child protection

Regional Child Protection Legal Service secures ongoing funding

As Australia marks National Child Protection Week, Loddon Campaspe Community Legal Centre is pleased to announce that VLA (Victoria Legal Aid) has extended funding for our Child Protection Legal Service for a further four years. This funding announcement follows a review of child protection legal services and consultations with agencies working in this space. Since […]

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Talking Justice 2017 now available on YouTube

Videos from Talking Justice 2017 are now available on our YouTube channel, including the Opening Night address by the Hon. Chief Justice Diana Bryant AO. This year’s topics ranged from the current challenges facing the Family Court, to kids in detention, the rights of transgender children, the impact of digital disruption on individual rights and social […]

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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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Stronger Communities, Safer Children

National Child Protection Week runs from 4-10 September. To mark this annual event in Bendigo, Loddon Campaspe Community Legal Centre is hosting a discussion around the theme Stronger Communities, Safer Children. This event will bring together local child protection experts to discuss how we can work effectively together to better connect our communities to keep […]

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Child protection and legal need in our community

Loddon Campaspe CLC has been running a series of free community legal education sessions around child protection for community workers. They have dealt with recent changes to the law, court process and orders, and how community workers can best help their clients. The sessions also provide participants with an outline of the unmet legal needs in our community […]

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