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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...

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...