News & Media Releases

We know that many people in our community are experiencing legal problems due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Our community engagement officer Kirsten Young spoke to 3CR 855am’s Done by Law podcast about the common legal issues our clients have been facing as a result of COVID-19, including family violence, parenting arrangements and family law issues, […]

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The COVID-19 pandemic presents a number of urgent housing and homelessness challenges, which the Peninsula Community Legal Centre has been working hard to address.  “Homelessness Week highlights that everyone needs safe accommodation, including people who are sleeping rough, living in over-crowded conditions such as rooming houses, or otherwise needing to self-isolate but without means to […]

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Fines have been receiving a lot of media attention in recent weeks. Under a new Fines Victoria social justice initiative called the Work and Development Permit (WDP) Scheme, health practitioners and organisations are helping vulnerable community members ‘work off’ their unpaid fines by becoming ‘sponsors’ and reporting client participation in treatment, courses and other activities. […]

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