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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...

Demystifying the law through community legal education – Portraits of Justice Project

Portraits of Justice was an innovative community legal education and art project to help young people in Geelong understand legal issues and the free...

SAFEStreets: A youth-led crime prevention education and awareness campaign

Young people at risk offending will soon have the chance to co-design an education campaign aimed at increasing young people’s understanding of the Victorian...

Without Prejudice – a Q & A with Barwon Community Legal Service

Damien Pitts from the Barwon Community Legal Service appeared on Mitchell’s Front Page to talk about the laws around voting and elections. [button href=”https://mitchellsfrontpage.s3.ap-southeast-2.amazonaws.com/20190506-CommunityLegal.mp3″...

Our School Lawyer Program arrives at Western Heights College 

We have partnered with Western Heights College to establish a school lawyer program. Damien Pitts of BCLS is the school lawyer and is part...

Don’t ignore your fines and infringements – get help early to avoid paying more

Did you know that the longer you leave an infringement notice (a fine), the more serious it can become? Get legal help early and...

Our holistic Family Violence Service – Cassandra’s story

Not only can we assist a client to apply for and obtain a Family Violence Intervention Order but we can also help with associated...