The National Association of Community Legal Centres (NACLC) welcomes the announcement of an extra $30 million of Commonwealth funding over 3 years for legal assistance services to assist people experiencing family violence. The Attorney-General George Brandis and Minister for Women … Continue reading
Dear Prime Minister, Premiers, Chief Ministers and Australian Local Government Association representatives, We write to you today, ahead of the 1 April 2016 meeting of COAG, to call for your collective resolution of the growing threat of inequity in the … Continue reading
The Community Law Australia national access to justice campaign calls on the Prime Minister and Attorney-General to guarantee a direct and sustainable funding allocation to the Family Violence Prevention Legal Services (FVPLS) program. Funding uncertainty for the program and its … Continue reading
Community Law Australia today welcomed increased funding to ensure that the Eastern community legal centre (ECLC) could service more people in need of legal help.
Community Law Australia today welcomed the West Australian Attorney-General Michael Mischin’s announcement of a comprehensive review of domestic and family violence laws.
On the eve of the Walk Against Family Violence and leading up to White Ribbon Day this Sunday, community legal centres around Australia are saying no to family violence. Western Australia’s Midland Information Debt & Legal Advocacy Services (MIDLAS) has … Continue reading
Media Opportunity Launch of Protected Persons Space with Hon Robert Clark, Attorney General and Chief Magistrate Ian Gray, Family Violence advocate Christine – who has used the space and can talk about the intimidation of using the Courts is also … Continue reading
Community Law Australia today urged State and Federal governments to increase access to community legal services to ensure a more effective and supportive response to family violence in Victoria. Figures released today by the Victorian Federation of Community Legal Centres … Continue reading
The recent NACLC national conference saw the launch of compelling data on the contribution of volunteers to community legal centres around Australia. However, the human face of volunteer efforts and their vital work shone through when we spoke to Zita Ngor, Director … Continue reading