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Title

Gippsland Legal Assistance Forum

Abstract

Aims of Gippsland Legal Assistance Forum 1. To act as a contact point for legal services assisting disadvantaged and vulnerable individuals in the region; 2. To provide a forum to enable legal services and communities of interest to exchange information and identify local issues requiring support or response; 3. To build the capacity of legal services across the region, and 4. To coordinate the promotion of legal services and the delivery of community legal education across the region. Strategy We will meet these aims by: • Being the recognised central point of legal services in Gippsland. Where possible and appropriate, collating information, research and projects which support the aims of GLAF; • Encouraging organisations to take joint positions on issues of common interest, notably advocacy to state and federal governments for more resources for the sector; • Facilitating networking and information sharing; • Representing the sector in multi-sector collaboration; and • Undertaking the establishment of working / project groups, govern their principles and act in a referencing capacity.

CLC/Agency Gippsland Legal Service
URL http://www.gcls.org.au/projects/gippsland-legal-assistance-foru
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Area of Law
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • Children and young people
  • Courts
  • Family or domestic violence
  • Lawyers and the legal system
Audience
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
  • Children and young people
  • Community organisation
  • Community workers
  • Rural, Regional or Remote people
  • State government
Jurisdiction
  • VIC
Method of Delivery
  • Campaign
  • Capacity building project
  • Community consultation
  • Establish network
  • Media campaign
  • Policy development
  • Publication
  • Research, survey or needs analysis
  • Submission
  • Website, social media or application
  • Workshop/s, seminar or forum
Project Type
  • Community Development
  • Law Reform
Project uploaded to CLEAR 22nd June 2017
Contact Person Bruce Mapperson
Contact Position Community Development
Contact Email Bruce.Mapperson@anglicarevic.org,au
Contact Phone 1800 004 402
Production/Delivery Date Ongoing
Evaluation No
Notes

As this project has exceeded its review date it is recommended that the author/auspicing agency be contacted to confirm the currency of the information provided. 

Sponsor / Partner Agencies

Victoria Legal Aid Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service Aboriginal Family Violence Prevention and Legal Service

Review Date 22nd June 2018

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