A year of combined effort to improve access and quality for clients
Victoria Legal Aid's Managing Director, Bevan Warner, reflects on the contributions and collaborative spirit of the legal and community sectors that made 2014 a year of improved access and quality for our clients.
Groundbreaking discrimination win against local council for man with multiple disabilities
A man with multiple disabilities, who had been banned for more than five years from all buildings at his local council, has won a groundbreaking discrimination claim.
Sector unites to support $200 million injection into legal assistance services
The Australian Legal Assistance Forum has thrown its weight behind a Productivity Commission report which says an extra $200 million is needed to provide legal help to disadvantaged Australians.
Disaster Legal Help Victoria steps up after Docklands fire
Disaster Legal Help Victoria – a consortium of six of the main legal assistance providers – was quick to support residents affected by the recent Docklands fire.
Celebrating 10 years of Roundtable Dispute Management with a challenging outlook to the future – and a new name
Yesterday's Insight event brought together a diverse audience to celebrate the 10-year history of Roundtable Dispute Management, our family dispute resolution service, and to see where this unique service is heading in the future.