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Therapeutic Justice evaluation confirms benefits in Goulburn Valley

In 2015 the Legal Services Board funded Goulburn Valley CLC, in partnership with Primary Care Connect, to deliver a pilot Therapeutic Justice program in Shepparton. The pilot recognised that the law often intersects with people’s lives without it being aware of its effect on their overall well-being. A therapeutic justice model takes a more holistic approach. […]

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Ceremonial First Sitting of Supreme Court in Shepparton

On 19 May 2018 our Manager & Principal Lawyer, Kaz Gurney, spoke at the ceremonial first sitting of the Supreme Court of Victoria at the new Shepparton Courts. Kaz addressed Chief Justice Ferguson, Justices Osborn and Beach, other members of the Judiciary, local Elder Uncle Bobby Nicholls and Victorian Bar President, Dr Matt Collins QC. Kaz […]

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Spotlight on family violence’s impact on country women

On the 7th of November, Deakin University’s Centre for Rural Regional Law and Justice (CRRLJ) launched Landscapes of Violence: Women Surviving Family Violence in Regional and Rural Victoria. The report, written by Amanda George and Dr Bridget Harris, highlights the impact of family violence on women living in rural and regional Victoria. The report asked women survivors of family violence in […]

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