Community legal education: empowering the community

General Grant
2011/2012
$35,000 (exc GST)
Grant number: 
G12-014

About the project

A grant to fund the employment of 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.

This project aimed to educate the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community about their legal rights and responsibilities prior to and during the implementation and roll out of the Place-based Income Management trial in Greater Shepparton.

Outcome of the project

The project aimed to increase access to justice for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community by providing relevant, culturally appropriate information through community legal education, and aimed to make legal information on income management available via the production of a brochure available at outreach services and legal clinics.

This page was last updated on February 09, 2016