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Methamphetamine Inquiry highlights postcode injustice

A recent Victorian Parliamentary inquiry into the Supply and use of Methamphetamines, particularly ice, in Victoria indicates that postcode injustice is behind the patchy response to the drug in regional and rural Victoria. In 2013 Goulburn Valley CLC made a submission to the Victorian Parliament’s Law Reform, Drugs and Crime Prevention Committee. In it we shared […]

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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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Therapeutic Justice Forum: Program

Integrated Services for Goulburn Valley Courts Goulburn Valley Community Legal Centre and Primary Care Connect presenting a forum in Shepparton to demonstrate how their Therapeutic Justice initiative will assist the Court and community to achieve better long-term outcomes.   Therapeutic Justice Forum 26 March 2014 – Park Lake Motel 09.00 Registration 09.15 Opening Welcome and […]

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Gouburn Valley Therapeutic Justice forum

Goulburn Valley Community Legal Centre and Primary Care Connect are developing a pilot project to introduce a Therapeutic Justice Practice to the Goulburn Valley Magistrates’ Court. The project will create an advocacy-health alliance between legal practitioners and health service providers working in the Court environment. To launch the project, the two agencies are presenting a […]

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