Rumbalara Health-Justice Partnership

GEORGIA MORRISSEY, SENIOR COMMUNITY LAWYER (RUMBALARA PROGRAM)
Georgia has been practicing law for seven years. She works for Goulburn Valley Community Legal Centre.
Georgia offers free legal advice and information to the Rumbalara community, operating from the Harmony Centre at Rumbalara between 9am to 1pm every weekday, unless she is in Court.

MARK GILBERT, COMMUNITY LAWYER (RUMBALARA PROGRAM)

Mark  recently commenced working as a lawyer with Georgia in the Rumbalara Program.  Mark’s commencement in the program will mean that the program has higher capacity to assist the local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

AREAS OF LAW
Georgia and Mark work mainly in the areas of Family Law, Family Violence, Child Protection and Victims of Crime Assistance, however they can assist you with most legal problems. If they can’t help you, then they can will explain the process and help you to find a lawyer who can.
Feel free to make an appointment with Georgia or Mark to discuss your issue, even if you are unsure if it is a legal issue.

CONFLICT CHECKS
Lawyers cannot act for clients in conflict with each other. For example, a family violence victim and their attacker. Or a separating husband and wife.
Before we can provide advice, we will undertake a conflict check.

SUPPORT FOR RUMBALARA STAFF / SECONDARY CONSULTATIONS
Georgia and Mark also work with Rumbalara staff to help community members. If they can’t help somebody due to a conflict of interest they can assist a Rumbalara staff member who is connected with the client by providing information and referrals.

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