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October 17, 2023

Inner Melbourne Community Legal collaborated with experts to investigate how race impacted issuance of police COVID-19 fines.

Grants
Fines
Administrative data
First Nations
Refugees and migrants
Examining racial profiling by police through COVID-19 lockdown fines
October 17, 2023
Grants
September 8, 2023

VLF connects students of the Loddon Campaspe region with Court of Appeal Judges and legal experts to learn about the legal system, career pathways within the legal sector, and their legal rights.

Young people
Civics and Citizenship
Law Talk
Legal capability
Regional Victoria
Law Talks travel to Bendigo
September 8, 2023
Learn
September 6, 2023

Thank you to all who tuned-in to our In Conversation event with Victorian Ombudsman, Deborah Glass.

Legal profession
Reflecting on a 10-year term as the Victorian Ombudsman
September 6, 2023
Event
August 30, 2023

Today Victoria Law Foundation launched the first report from the ground-breaking research project - the Public Understanding of Law Survey (PULS).

Legal need
Legal capability
PULS Volume 1 shows gaps in how people understand and engage with the law
August 30, 2023
Research
August 22, 2023

Chief Magistrate Justice Lisa Hannan outlined the Magistrates’ Court of Victoria’s (MCV) rapid digital uptake, and new Service Centre, and the multiple benefits for both court and community, as her main thrust at Law Week.

Legal profession
Administrative data
Courts and tribunals
Blazing into the future: vision for change at the Magistrates’ Court
August 22, 2023
Research
August 8, 2023

The final report in the Data Mapping Project summarises the findings and implications to support an accessible, modern civil justice system.

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VLF’s final Data Mapping Project report: Calibrating Justice
August 8, 2023
Research
July 17, 2023

We visited our friends at Eastern Community Legal Centre recently and had a chat to senior lead Donna Askew, about the Centre’s enhanced intake and triage service model.

Legal assistance
New triage approach makes the difference
July 17, 2023
Research
July 3, 2023

From 1 July the Victoria Law Foundation 2023/24 Grant Program will be available.

Grants
Funding for new community legal initiatives and projects
July 3, 2023
Grants
June 16, 2023

Victorian Law Week made learning about the law easy for thousands of people with a program of over 200 events held throughout the state, including in-person, online, and on-demand.

Law Week
Regional Victoria
Legal profession
Helping to identify the law in the everyday
June 16, 2023
Event
May 30, 2023

We are pleased to announce the recipients of this year’s Community Legal Grants. Congratulations to the five successful applicants.

Grants
Rights
Young people
Mental health
Refugees and migrants
2022/23 Community Legal Grants awarded
May 30, 2023
Grants
May 22, 2023

Victorian Law Week has now come to a close and we are thrilled to wrap up an amazing program of events across the state.

Law Week
Legal profession
Law Week has wrapped up for another year!
May 22, 2023
Event
April 28, 2023

Join us for between 15 – 21 May 2023 to find legal answers to everyday problems, get legal help and learn more about the law.

Law Week
Legal profession
Join us for Victorian Law Week
April 28, 2023
Event
April 18, 2023

In our recent Research Network webinar, Dr Lacey Schaefer, from Griffith University, discussed the implementation and effectiveness of problem-solving courts in Australia over the past 25 years.

Courts and tribunals
How to solve the problems of problem-solving courts
April 18, 2023
Research
April 5, 2023

If you have an interest in access to justice, our latest and third report from the Data Mapping Project should be on your radar.

Legal need
Dat’s a Mixed Bunch
April 5, 2023
Research
March 30, 2023

The PULS provides new ways to capture and understand people’s experience of and response to justiciable issues.

Legal need
What PULS will do | Fieldwork is now complete
March 30, 2023
Research
February 17, 2023

The inaugural Ballarat Legal Laneway Breakfast brought the iconic event to regional Victoria for the first time.

Legal profession
The Legal Laneway Breakfast goes to Ballarat
February 17, 2023
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PULS Volume 2: Understanding and Capability is now available

Explore the knowledge, skills and attributes that are required to effectively understand and use the law.