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Star Mail: Thousands turned away from legal support as funding stagnates

March 15, 2024 By Mikayla van Loon Turning people away from accessing essential legal support has become the reality for community legal services in the outer east as funding hasn’t kept ...

Attorney-General Jaclyn Symes acknowledges ECLC in Parliament

December 15, 2023   ECLC was so pleased that the Victorian Attorney-General, Jaclyn Symes MP took time to thank Community Legal Centres (CLC) in Parliament recently for their amazing work ...

Star Mail: Funds fall short for community legal centre

September 12, 2023 ECLC currently sends one lawyer to the Ringwood Specialist Family Violence Court four days per week. PICTURE: STEWART CHAMBERS 357196_01   By Tyler Wright The Eastern ...

ABC News: Dandenong Ranges residents struggle with insurance and building costs two years on from massive storm

June 21, 2023 By Margaret Paul Posted Fri 9 Jun 2023 at 6:13amFriday 9 Jun 2023 at 6:13am, updated Sat 10 Jun 2023 at 9:42am Two years on from the storm that destroyed their “forever ...

Star Mail: National Disaster Funds for the Yarra Ranges

June 16, 2023 By Tyler Wright To prepare for and respond collaboratively to disaster risks and hazard after a funding boost from the federal government, The Eastern Community Legal Centre ...

Radio Eastern Interview with ECLC’s Kate Gibson discussing ECLC’s free Women’s Financial Literacy Workshops

June 1, 2023   Eastern Community Legal Centre’s Kate Gibson, Manager – Primary Prevention and Education, was recently interviewed on Radio Eastern FM 98.1 Kate discussed the ...

Star Weekly: Report launch hails success of elder abuse program partnership

May 23, 2023 By Parker McKenzie An independent review has hailed the success of two programs run in partnership by Eastern Health and Eastern Legal Community Centre to combat elder abuse ...

Scams targeting multicultural communities on the rise

January 24, 2023 Advocates call for boost in anti-scam measures to protect Australians in diverse communities. By Jarni Blakkarly People from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) ...

3CR Radio Broadcast ‘Done by Law

December 2, 2022 On Tuesday, 29th November, Belinda Lo, Director, Legal Services/Principal Lawyer and The Federation of Community Legal Centres’ Rachel Pliner were interviewed on ...

ABC News: Victim-survivors unsafe, unsupported at family violence courts, say community legal centres

November 10, 2022 By Matilda Morozzi   Dilal* knows the impact of going to court for a family violence matter with no support. Key points: Specialist family violence courts are designed to ...
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