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Education, support and law reform needed to prepare and protect young people at work

Francesca Lai, Monday, 18th October 2021 -  WEstjustice’s Francesca Lai shares findings from a two-year Youth Employment Justice Program, and makes the case for why governments need to invest in community education and legal

Domestic Violence Helpline Given a Funding ‘Lifeline’

Rachel McFadden, Monday, 31st July 2017 -  Queensland’s only domestic violence legal helpline, which answers 13,000 calls for help each year has received a “lifeline” right before it planned to cease operations due to lack

Game Changer for NFP Legal Advice

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 28th June 2016 -  Australia’s community sector is set to benefit from a “game changing” new web app which promises to cut down the time it takes start-up Not for Profits to find relevant legal information.

Connecting the Social Sector with Pro Bono Legal Advice

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 26th May 2016 -  Following a successful first year the NSW Office of Social Impact Investment Expert Advice Exchange (EAX) has extended its new round of applications for 2016. The platform aims to

NFPs To Benefit From Increased Spending On Legal Services

Staff Reporter, Monday, 28th May 2012 -  Specialist Not for Profit legal service, PILCH Connect has secured a four year funding agreement with the Victorian Government. The funding mean Victoria’s Not for Profit…

Legislation Passed to Allow Free Legal Services to Victorian Community

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 5th April 2012 -  The Victorian State Government has passed legislation which will allow in-house lawyers to undertake pro bono legal work in the same way as their private practice counterparts and…

NFP Demand for Pro Bono Advice Far Exceeds Supply: Report

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 14th December 2010 -  Australian law firms are receiving more requests for pro bono legal advice than they can provide, according to a national survey. The Report on the National Law Firm Pro Bono Survey

Pro Bono Legal Support for Indigenous NFPs

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 23rd November 2010 -  A new legal support service will provide pro-bono legal advice for Not for Profit Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Corporations. LawHelp will give corporations registered…
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