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Funding double whammy for CLCs

The recent Federal budget saw funding cuts to many community services, not least Goulburn Valley Community Legal Centre, which will lose $200,000 (over 2015/16, 2016/17). But the budget cuts aren’t the whole story. In a double whammy, the Federal government is also restricting the use of their funding to direct service delivery, effectively excluding important […]

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Legal and Advocacy Services in the Goulburn Valley

Goulburn Valley CLC is only one of several legal and advocacy services in our region. One of the outcomes from our recent community consultations in Shepparton, Seymour and Cobram was the suggestion that we provide a directory to such services. We thought this made a lot of sense, so we’ve just created a new page […]

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Community Consultations a great success

The first two community consultations took place this week and the turnout was very gratifying. We had more than 20 representatives attend the sessions in Shepparton and Seymour. Representatives came from Berry Street, Rumbalara, RACJS, RAJAC, Salvation Army Pathways, Rural Housing, Primary Care Connect, The Bridge, UnitingCare Cutting Edge, Brayton Youth/Family Services, the Magistrates’ Court […]

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Community Consultations

Since our official launch celebrations in September 2012, from pilot project to committed investment, the Goulburn Valley Community Legal Centre has been striving to achieve its objectives, including: providing free, independent and accessible legal advice and assistance to members of the community who live, work or study in the City of Greater Shepparton, Moira, Mitchell […]

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