The National Association of Community Legal Centres (NACLC) has welcomed the open letter from the heads of all state and territory law societies published today calling for the reversal of the funding cliff facing Community Legal Centres (CLCs) and funding … Continue reading
The National Association of Community Legal Centres (NACLC) and Community Legal Centres Tasmania (CLC Tas) today welcomed the announcement by the Tasmanian Government as part of last night’s Budget to provide emergency top up funding to three community legal centres … Continue reading
The National Association of Community Legal Centres (NACLC) today welcomed the announcement by the Greens of their plan to address family violence, including through funding for legal assistance services. The policy ‘Confronting Our Domestic Violence Crisis: Enough is Enough- Funding … Continue reading
As National Law Week draws to a close, the National Association of Community Legal Centres (NACLC) has called on the Federal Government to listen to the chorus of voices that have expressed support for legal assistance services and concern about … Continue reading
Leading community lawyers from across Australia will meet in Canberra tomorrow to brief Members of Parliament and Senators about the work of Community Legal Centres (CLCs) and call for urgent action to help people missing out on legal help. The … Continue reading
Community Law Australia today expressed concern that the two major parties had not released a plan to address access to justice ahead of the Election, despite receiving a written request from CLA three weeks ago.
CLCs across the country have written to the major party candidates in their local electorates ahead of Election Day in a quest for more clarity about their plans for access to justice in the community. Legal problems can crop up … 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 increased funding to ensure that community legal centres across the country can service more people in need of legal help. New funding announced by the Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus today of $33 million nationally over 4 … Continue reading