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Celebrating our volunteers for Volunteer Week 2022

We love our student and lawyer volunteers and regularly rely on them to increase the impact we have in community. Their valuable expertise and...

Barwon Community Legal Service extends Seeking Refuge Project to support Afghan Refugees

Barwon Community Legal Service (BCLS) has collaborated with Diversitat to provide free information and support for the people of Geelong Afghan communities who have...

Exciting opportunity for a part time social worker at BCLS

We have a part time opportunity for a suitably qualified social worker to provide support, counselling and advocacy to women who are experiencing, at...

We are getting creative for the #16DaysofActivism

The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence is an annual international campaign that kicks off on 25 November, the International Day for the...

Exciting opportunities available for paralegal and admin support role at BCLS

Barwon Community Legal Service currently has two exciting opportunities available for a paralegal role and an administrative assistant role. See below position descriptions for...

Family Violence Intervention Orders – Things to know before you attend court

By Tamara Kotowicz Whether you are being protected by a Family Violence Intervention Order (FVIO) or if there is an application for a FVIO...

Tips for Creating Parenting Arrangements after a Separation

BY LOUISE THORSEN A robust parenting plan is an important resource for families after separation.  It can help to reduce conflict so parents have...

Criminal Offences – How we can help and where you can go

BY MARIJANA HAWKINS A criminal offence is an offence or “crime” against the state, as also known as breaking the law. When laws are...

Have You Been Involved In A Motor Vehicle Accident?

BY MARIJANA HAWKINS Have you been involved in a motor vehicle accident? Are you unsure of what to do afterwards? Confused about motor vehicle...

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...