The National Rural Law and Justice Alliance Strategic Plan was launched by the Victorian Attorney-General at Deakin Waterfront Campus last night.
The Attorney also launched the Deakin University Centre for Rural Regional Law and Justice ‘Conflict of Interest in Victorian Rural and Regional Legal Practice Report’.
The Centre for Rural Regional Law and Justice has released their ‘Conflict of Interest in Victorian Regional and Rural Legal Practice’ Report.
In addition to the full report, a Plain English brochure has been created has been created by the Centre to share with the public or clients who might benefit from more information about conflict of interest in legal practice. Please feel free to download and print the brochure and make it broadly available.Conflict of Interest Report and Brochure
The Productivity Commission have released their draft Accesss to Justice Report- noting some of the points raised in the submission by the National Rural law and Justice Alliance and the Centre for Rural Regional Law and Justice.
Review the Draft here:Access to Justice Draft
The 2012 International Journal of Rural Law and Policy Special Edition article by Professor Kim Economides highlights how the National Rural Law and Justice Alliance can offer resistance to urban imperialism in legal service provision for rural communities.CENTRE-PERIPHERY TENSIONS IN LEGAL THEORY AND
Damien Carrick and others | Law Report, ABC Radio National
29 October 2013 | Those living in regional centres can often face real challenges in seeking legal assistance to escape abusive marriages or to simply take out apprehended violence orders against dangerous partners. Now a pilot scheme is using internet-based video technology to provide much needed legal services for those in abusive relationships.
Guests: Ayfer (Family violence worker based in regional Victoria), Bonnie Renou (Lawyer with the Lodden Campaspe Community Legal Centre in Bendigo) and Elisa Whittaker (Lawyer with the Victorian Women’s Legal Service).