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BCLS Welcomes Back Students

BY MANDI HYLAND We are very excited to re-commence our student program after many months of it being stalled due to COVID-19 lockdowns. It...

Buying a car privately? Read this first!

BY SHANE FOYSTER The top 5 things you need to know when buying a car privately or online. We often speak to people who...

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

This World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) the Barwon Elder Abuse Primary Prevention (BEAPP) Network and Barwon Community Legal Service is standing alongside the...

COVID Service Update

We are continuing to provide legal help and support services to our community members remotely via phone. Our office doors are currently closed until...

National Volunteer Week 2021 – Melisa Veljan shares her story.

Melisa Veljan started as one of our valued law student volunteers leading to experience across many areas of law. Eventually she was employed by...

Join Our Board

We are currently seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified candidates to fill a number of vacancies on our board. Working with your fellow...

We Are Hiring

Join our Community Development Team We have a fantastic opportunity for a community development professional to join our team to support the delivery of...

Barwon Warm Safe Home Project

As part of the Geelong Seniors festival we are hosting the Barwon Warm Safe Home project. This community art project is about taking a...

Employment Law Explained

Our community lawyer, Shane Foyster, spoke to Tom and Loggy on K-Rock about employment rights and COVID-19. Listen here  

We Talk Centrelink on K-Rock

Our community Lawyer, Emma Cvitak, talked to Stampsy and Josh on K-Rock about Centrelink, and answered these common questions arising out of the COVID-19...

Please call us if you need legal help

We are now delivering all our services by phone, including duty lawyer services at Geelong and Colac Magistrate’s courts. Please call 1300 430 599...

Services Update – COVID-19 Response

The outbreak of COVID-19 continues to pose a significant health threat to people across the globe. As the nature of the outbreak changes, the...