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Family Law training day participants

Community lawyers gather in Shepparton

On the 23rd of January, our lawyers and those from Goulburn Valley, Hume Riverina and Murray Mallee community legal centres attended family law training in Shepparton. Twenty people attended the informative and interactive Shepparton session, which was presented by Zione Walker-Nthenda and Eila Pourasgheri from Women’s Legal Service in Melbourne. The training, instigated by Loddon […]

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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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Position Vacant: Generalist Lawyer Bendigo

Loddon Campaspe CLC has a position vacant for a full-time Generalist Lawyer (contract until 30 June 2015). We are seeking a highly motivated generalist lawyer to undertake generalist legal work with a particular emphasis on legal matters relating to family breakdown and consumer disputes. The position is based in Bendigo but includes a travel component […]

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CLCs struggling to deal with family breakdown

Legal practices frequently advise clients in relation to family breakdown. And unfortunately Loddon Campaspe CLC is no exception. But our capacity to help is severely limited and we know there are many more people in our community in need of legal advice who are simply falling through the cracks. In the previous 2011-2012 financial year, Loddon […]

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Employment Opportunity: Goulburn Valley CLC Solicitor

5 July 2102 Loddon Campaspe Community Legal Centre is seeking a highly motivated solicitor to lead the delivery of community legal services in the Goulburn Valley. Goulburn Valley CLC is an exciting pilot project of the Advocacy & Rights Centre (ARC) and Uniting Care: Cutting Edge, which delivers critical community legal services to this underserviced […]

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Sex, the law and young people

Many young people first encounter the law when exploring sex and relationships. To help local youth understand their rights and responsibilities in relation to sex and relationships, we’ve teamed up with Legal Aid in Bendigo to help young people make informed decisions and pursue healthy relationships. Our community legal education worker, Charlotte Powell, has commenced […]

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