Author Archive | Housing Justice

Sign the petition for more public homes instead of jails

The announcement last week that the Andrews Labor Government in Victoria will spend $1.8 billion to build an additional 1,600 prison beds across Victoria, comes in the wake of a huge increase in the number of prisoners awaiting their court date.  In Victoria, the number of unsentenced, adult prisoners increased by 196% in the six […]

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Join us for Report to Community

The ARC Justice Board of Directors invites you to our Annual Report to Community. We’ll share information about our work across regional Victoria in child protection, family violence, family law, tenancy and some key projects that commenced in 2018. Event will be held at 121 View Street, Bendigo on Wednesday 20 February 2019. RSVP by […]

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We’re moving!

From Monday 4 September 2017 Loddon Campaspe Community Legal Centre and Housing Justice will be based at 171 Hargreaves St, Bendigo. We will be closed for relocation from Wednesday 30 August to Friday 1 September inclusive. Our phone and fax numbers will remain unchanged. We apologise for any inconvenience but trust our clients will benefit from […]

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ARC Justice 2016 Report to Community

ARC Justice’s 2016 Report to Community is an opportunity for our organisation to speak about our achievements and to foreshadow the challenges faced by our three programs: Loddon Campaspe Community Legal Centre, Goulburn Valley Community Legal Centre, and Housing Justice. Our Report to Community is also an opportunity for us to engage with our community in a broader discussion around […]

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Hayley Mansfield

Welcome Hayley Mansfield

Housing Justice is thrilled to announce the appointment of Hayley Mansfield as ARC Justice’s new Executive Officer. Hayley’s appointment heralds an exciting new chapter for our organisation and we look forward to working with her to empower disadvantaged and vulnerable rural Victorians. Hayley is currently the General Manager, Family and Community Services at Bendigo and District Aboriginal Co-operative. She has previously worked […]

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Helping tenants with mental health issues

In our work we often encounter a disconnect between tenants’ ability to sustain a tenancy and real estate agents’ understanding of tenants’ needs. The problems that can arise are only compounded by tenants’ limited access to social housing. And tenants with mental health issues often need encouragement and support to consider the private rental market […]

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