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Printing of recently updated booklet Social media safety: sexual assault and reporting options.
To undertake one-on-one usability testing on the new Law Handbook Online website to identify user behaviour, issues and strength.
A documentary about the rise and fall of the disability rights movement.
Matter of trust - prevention of financial elder abuse in culturally and linguistically diverse communities
This program uses a real courtroom scenario to educate 16–17 year olds about their legal responsibilities as learner drivers.
To publish two new family law related information booklets: Separation: deciding to leave a relationship and Separation and property.
For the continuation, development and expansion of the Victorian Bar choir’s work within the legal profession and the wider community. The choir provides a creative outlet for barristers in response to high depression rates within the legal profession.
Development of a brochure and delivery of community legal education focusing on Islamophobic abuse.
A series of engaging public talks will be held in Bendigo, timed to coincide with Law Week 2015, that promote understanding
Record two community radio announcements in Vietnamese and Mandarin providing referral information for family law, domestic violence, and immigration law issues that arise in situations of domestic violence. Grant no.: S15-018
A legal guide for people to understand the law as it applies to peaceful protest in relation to unconventional gas, coal seam gas and other mining activities.
A twelve month pilot in which Inner Melbourne Community Legal will provide free legal advice to patients and their families on legal issues that may impact their health and/or family’s capacity to care for their sick child. The program will consist of a weekly legal clinic at the Royal Melbourne Children’s Hospital.
The legal rights of victim/survivors and offenders in a pilot restorative justice intervention for sexual assault
To implement and evaluate a pilot community-based restorative justice program for survivor-victims of sexual violence.
To provide legal education to young community members within the trial zones of the Stop and Search Receipting trial.
To engage a community legal education coordinator to develop and pilot a series of legal workshop intensives for professionals. The project also sought to develop and upgrade legal information for young people to give them greater access to legal resources.
A grant to fund the creation of six downloadable employment-law factsheets.
A grant to fund youth-focused workshops on a range of legal topics that are relevant to homeless young people.
To enable increased functionality of the website, including more adaptable web fonts, that make the website more accessible to more members of the public.
To enable Youthlaw to promote and test a variety of legal resources with vulnerable young people, including videos, online resources and a mobile phone app.
A grant to produce a booklet on the legal rights of people with an acquired brain injury (ABI) for their support networks.
A grant to create an audiovisual resource focused on elder abuse and its prevention, which aims to be a best practice tool in community education for Victoria’s culturally diverse communities.
A written resource containing playing cards and a booklet to teach cyber safety to people with a cognitive impairment.
A grant to fund two focus groups to look at the content and format of Sexual assault, the law, your rights as a victim brochure.
A grant to fund a series of public talks held in Bendigo in the week prior to Law Week 2014. The aim of the talks is to promote discussion around justice issues that are relevant and responsive to Australian society and its spheres of engagement.
A grant to fund the sending of lawyers to disaster areas to provide legal advice on insurance matters.
A grant to establish new document-signing services in the outer east to serve the communities of Maroondah, Murrindindi and Yarra Ranges.
A grant to fund a pilot program for an app that aggregates and displays information from the La Trobe University Law Students' Association and automatically distributes it to its members.
A grant to fund factsheets and hold a forum that addresses key legal questions and issues that have been identified by permanent-care parents and guardians, including where to obtain help in dealing with these matters.
A grant to provide partial funding for a conference to facilitate a thorough judicial and academic analysis of Victorian human rights under the Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities Act 2006 (Vic).
To provide legal assistance in all areas of discrimination to the community and provide community legal education to the community law sector.
A grant to develop online video guides to help Victorians have a greater say in planning decisions being considered by VCAT.
A grant to fund a series of three-minute videos explaining which human rights are protected by Victorian law.
A grant to fund support for isolated people with intellectual disabilities to make their own decisions by matching them with an appropriately trained volunteer.
A grant to fund an online game teaching primary students about the concept of human rights.
An online guide for public interest and community law sector careers for Victorian lawyers and law students.
To develop and promote a series of legal information videos for young people.
A grant to conduct in-depth research into the issue of grooming in Victoria.
A grant to develop a curriculum that can be integrated into adult education classes to promote better understanding of the law.
A grant to develop and distribute a new information booklet for women in Victoria who are at risk of, or are suffering from, financial abuse.
A grant to prepare, print and distribute an anti-sexting education pack to every secondary school in Victoria.
A grant to develop an interactive webpage to engage with the community and enhance access to justice.
A grant to fund an exhibition to commemorate the WWI centenary through stories of men from the legal sector who fought in the war.
A grant to conduct a pilot project with the four libraries in the City of Wyndham to help library users lodge disputes and complaints online using library computers, and to produce a comprehensive complaints manual provided by the legal service.
A grant to fund the production of The vagina monologues, culminating in two performances.
A grant to reprint anti-sexting postcards to distribute across the western suburbs of Melbourne.
To use the popular game of bingo to provide a short, simple and fun introduction to deeming concepts.
A grant to fund a nine-day residential program run by YMCA youth leaders to educate and engage participants from across Victoria on parliamentary procedure, law-making processes, public speaking and social issues.
To produce a culturally specific elder abuse pamphlet for the Gunditjmara Aboriginal Co-operative.
A grant to fund an exhibition of Sir Redmond Barry documents and artefacts. There are few who could claim to have had such a fundamental impact on the development of Victoria's cultural, educational and legal landscape as Sir Redmond Barry (1813–1880).
A live radio show from inside Victorian prisons that gives voice to imprisoned Indigenous men and women to discuss legal and justice issues.
A grant to fund a mobile exhibition on the international humanitarian legal rights and services available to Victorians.
A grant to fund a forum to commemorate the achievement of community legal centres over the past 40 years and to discuss the future directions for the sector.
A grant to produce a guide for case managers working with prisoners to identify legal issues and take practical steps to assist with and refer legal issues.
A grant to develop a webpage, 'Hub for youth legal issues'.
A grant to create a study guide for the foundation-funded documentary Even girls play footy.
A grant to fund a short documentary about elder abuse called Ghost train.
A grant to publish and distribute a booklet of presenter transcripts from the Gender, Drug Offences and Criminalisation forum.
To develop a diary providing legal information to people over 60 years of age.
To develop 10 articles containing legal information to improve the safety of street-based sex workers, and to produce information pens.
A grant funding for a pilot project for secondary school students that addresses family violence.
Research addressing the structural and ethical challenges of conflicts of interest in rural and regional legal practice
A grant to commission a study into issues surrounding conflicts of interest in rural and regional areas.
A grant to create an online virtual experience for VCAT users and to help members of the community access VCAT's services.
Funding was used to distribute information to site tenants living in caravan and residential parks across Victoria about their right to establish residents’ committees.
A grant employ a community legal education officer and to publish information for the Greater Shepparton community regarding the introduction and monitoring of the Place-based Income Management trial.
A live radio show from inside Victorian prisons, giving a voice to incarcerated Indigenous men and women.
To develop an interactive tour to help Victorians navigate the coronial process.
Research project to identify the specific legal issues and experiences of Indigenous youth in north-west Victoria
This grant was used to fund La Trobe Law School’s research into the current legal issues and experiences of Indigenous youth in three rural towns, focusing on their experiences of policing and experiences within the justice system.
A grant to fund the documentary launch and premiere screening of the film Even girls play footy.
A grant to fund a display celebrating the bicentennial of Sir Redmond Barry and his contribution to the Supreme Court of Victoria.
A grant to produce and air three announcements that provide legal information in an accessible and easy-to-understand format for migrant women in Victoria.
To update the 'Smart Justice' factsheets and develop 10 new factsheets.
A grant to fund the production and distribution of a postcard warning young people about the dangers of sexting.
A grant to assist with the funding of a biennial conference to strengthen disability advocacy in Victoria.
To develop and publish Promoting justice through clinical legal education.
A grant to update Rural Housing Network’s Almost home, which provides information for homeless young people moving into transitional housing, and, ultimately, for independent living.
New and emerging communities in Yarra: improving interactions between young people and legal organisations
A grant to improve the interactions newly arrived young people have with criminal justice and legal organisations.
Documenting the effectiveness of lawyer-assisted mediation at the Sunshine Family Relationship Centre
A grant to fund a legal workshop for young Victorians who use digital sampling in the production of their music and art.
A grant to produce a DVD marketed to the youth sector and secondary students to give young people an overview of the legal issues affecting them and how Youthlaw and other legal services can help.
To fund the attendance of panel members for the Writing for Justice forum at the 2011 SheKilda festival.
A grant to identify and determine the major legal issues and experiences of youth in four youth hubs in the western suburbs: Sunshine, Melton, Wyndham and Footscray.
A grant to fund a report that explores the application and relevancy of the concept of environmental justice in Victoria, and in Australia more broadly.
This project examines why a high number of clients experiencing financial hardship are sued by local councils for unpaid rates. Grant no.: G11-045
A grant to fund a documentary about three girls who took Football Victoria to VCAT.
Youth-developed multimedia resources on 'stop and search' laws.
A grant to scope and support the establishment of a centre that would respond to the growing inequity between rural, regional and metropolitan Victoria in the administration of the justice system and its provision of services and programs.
Anex were funded to investigate the legislative changes required for the introduction of syringe programs in Victorian prisons.
A grant to fund a project to increase awareness and understanding of grandparents' rights following parental separation in the Greek community.
Safe keeping – enabling the families and friends of missing persons to effectively manage their affairs
Safe keeping – a guide to managing the affairs of missing persons explains what you can do to manage the affairs of someone who goes missing and where to find help.
A grant to fund a 10-week program to bridge the gap between the Australian legal system and Arabic-speaking youth living Hume and Moreland.
Production of a patchwork wall-hanging reflecting individuals’ ideas and interpretations of the legal system, exhibited in a local community space.
A grant to fund the production of the social justice careers guide.
A research project assessing the understanding of the legal system and the law in the Victorian Liberian community.
A grant to translate a leaflet containing legal information into three Pasifika languages.
The grant was used to fund a law reform conference for students, legal professionals and the community.
A grant for the initial funding for the Criminal Bar Association quarterly bulletin.
A grant to fund the inclusion of an educational DVD in Victoria Police’s Weapons information kit.
A grant to fund the investigation into ways to deliver legal information to sex workers.
Funding for a youth-focused performance piece on the the Victorian Human Rights Charter.
Printing of Race or reason? Police encounters with young people in the Flemington region and surrounding areas
Funding to print a report examining police treatment based on race and gender.
A grant to fund the promotion of a pilot community legal centre in the Goulburn Valley.
To create a legal education kit for communities affected by anti-terror laws.
To publish a number of resources: 'Build communities, not prisons' postcard campaign; report on CALD women in Victorian prisons; decarceration poster; storytelling project.