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COVID-19 Service Update

Office re-opening for enquiries Monday 22nd June, 2020 Our office at Suite 1/1 High St Shepparton will be re-opening for walk-in enquiries on Monday the 22nd June. The office will be open with reduced hours, from 10:00am to 3:00pm, Monday to Thursday. Our telephone lines remain open Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm. We are […]

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Employment Opportunity: Community Lawyer

Community Lawyer   Term: Full Time 38 hours per week (1.0 EFT) – Ongoing This Community Lawyer position will provide family violence intervention order support at the Shepparton Specialist Family Violence Court (SFVC) and ongoing legal assistance with related matters such as Family Law, Child Protection, Criminal Law and Victims of Crime assistance (VOCAT). Working with […]

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Christmas and New Year Closure

Our office will be closed over the Christmas and New Year period from 20th December 2019 to the 6th of January 2020. We would like to thank all our clients, supporters, funders, workers and volunteers for their support throughout the year and wish you all a happy festive season. We will respond to any email […]

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ARC Justice Annual Report 2018-19

ARC Justice 2018-19 Annual Report Released

We are pleased to present the 2018-19 ARC Justice Annual Report. For a full overview of what GVCLC and ARC’s other programs have been up to over the past year, Click Here.

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New Office

We have moved!

As of the 6th of November 2019, Goulburn Valley Community Legal Centre has moved to: 1 High St Shepparton 3630 (Corner Welsford St.) Our new location is conveniently located in the centre of Shepparton opposite the Shepparton Law courts.Entrance to the office is via the rear of the building accessed off Welsford St on the Ground […]

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Supporting call for a national commissioner for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children

We are proud to support SNAICC’s call for a national commissioner for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people. A national independent body is needed to drive national change and address the over representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in the out of home care system. It must have powers to […]

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Submission supports renewed calls for a spent conviction scheme in Victoria to help people move on with their lives

The Andrews Labor government in Victoria is currently running an inquiry into a spent convictions scheme in Victoria, chaired by Fiona Patten MP. A spent convictions scheme is well overdue in Victoria, being the only state without a legislated scheme to limit criminal record enquiries for people with minor crimes in their past. Hayley Mansfield, […]

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Employment Opportunity: Intake Lawyer LCCLC

Intake Lawyer – .6 to 1.0 EFT Negotiable Are you seeking an opportunity to apply your legal and people skills in a diverse and stimulating environment that enables access to justice for some of regional Victoria’s most vulnerable community members? We have the role for you! The Bendigo based Loddon Campaspe Community Legal Centre (a […]

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Employment Opportunity: Legal Intake Officer GVCLC

Legal Intake Officer – 2 positions available sharing 1.6 EFT. Are you seeking an opportunity to apply your legal and people skills in a diverse and stimulating environment that enables access to justice for some of regional Victoria’s most vulnerable community members? We have the role for you! The Shepparton-based Goulburn Valley Community Legal Centre […]

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A ‘lightbulb moment’ for one of our clients

Sally* is a disability support pensioner. Earlier this year, she approached Goulburn Valley CLC  after she was arrested by the local Sherriff and bailed to appear before a Magistrate in relation to 14 warrants totalling almost $4,500 in unpaid parking tickets, speeding fines and tolls accrued by her ex-husband and her son in cars registered […]

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