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Latest news – July

 
Our General Grants round is open for applications
Got an idea to improve Victorians understanding of the law? You could be eligible for a General Grant. Once again, we will be giving priority to Law Week events and legal information projects.

In our last grants round, Barwon Community Legal Service received a General Grant to develop pop-up legal health check stalls across the Barwon region. Lawyers and experienced staff provided free legal advice and information at the stalls to help people identify legal issues and to provide tools for how to best deal with it. More than 1200 people passing by took part.

General Grants applications close Monday 29 August 2016.


 Read more here
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Law Oration 2016

Hear the Honourable Justice Weinberg, of the Court of Appeal, speak at this year's Law Oration on the topic 'Of Mozart, modern drafting and the criminal lawyers' lament'. 

Date: Thursday 21 July 2016
Time: 6:00pm
Where: Banco Court, Supreme Court of Victoria

Register for the Law Oration
 
Metropolitan Law Talks video now available

In response to requests from teachers, we're delighted that a video of our most recent Metropolitan Law Talks is now available online. Thanks to the Centre for Innovative Justice  RMIT University for filming the event, making it possible for Law Talks to reach even more students across Victoria.

 Watch the video
 
Free plain language legal glossary

Have you ever struggled to write a clear and concise explanation for a legal term, or had someone ask you what a legal term means and mulled over how to find the right explanation? Our legal glossary has the answer.

 Download the glossary 
 
Clarity2016 is coming

Interested in finding out more about plain language and better communication in the law? Then register for the Clarity2016 conference in Wellington, New Zealand. 

 Learn more about Clarity2016
 
Access to Justice, Design Thinking and Artificial Intelligence Forum

RMIT’s Centre for Innovative Justice, Victoria Legal Aid and the National Directors of Legal Aid Commissions invite you to an important forum on design thinking and artificial intelligence’s potential to significantly improve access to justice.
 

 Learn more about the forum
 
Order Victoria's legal system

Help your students or clients understand how the system works. Victoria's legal system publication is free, easy to understand and available now.

Order or download copies
 
Schools program update – new teacher resources
Our Teachers Resources website continues to grow, with new content being added on a regular basis. Recent additions include:
  • TAC's Road safety in schools
  • VicRoads's Secondary school road safety education resources 
  • Victoria Legal Aid's Street Law (education kit)
These are great resources that contain practical legal information on matters that will affect students' day-to-day lives.
 
Learn more
 
 

Upcoming events

Tue

12 Jul

    

Law and Justice Funders Network

 

Wed

13 Jul

    

Metropolitan Law Talks  Booked out

Thu

21 Jul

    

Law Oration 2016

 

Mon

29 Aug

    

General Grants round closes

 
 
 
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