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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Hoarding & Squalor training for Swan Hill and Mildura

Housing Justice is presenting two one-day workshops in September 2015 to help social workers, community workers and mental health workers along the Murray River assess risk and identify appropriate referral and intervention pathways using our new web-based resource. One session will be held in Swan Hill and one in Mildura. The workshops will help participants to discuss hoarding […]

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Caddie and Mim check out our new online resource

A new resource to tackle hoarding and squalor

Housing Justice is excited to launch a new website through funding support from Murray Primary Health Network’s Partner’s in Recovery (PIR) program. Hoarding Resources utilises existing resources on hoarding and squalor and incorporates local service options for the Loddon Mallee region. Over the past few years there has been an increased awareness of clients that are […]

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Housing Justice Family Violence submission

Housing instability and family violence often go hand in hand. Hence our recent submission to Victoria’s Royal Commission into Family Violence. Our submission included case studies and focussed on the Residential Tenancies Act 1997 (RTA) and its impact on people experiencing family violence. We also made a number of recommendations. In one case study, a client’s relationship had broken down but […]

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hoarding homeless man

Hoarding and Squalor – Training dates announced

Over the past few years there has been an increased awareness of clients that are living in severe domestic squalor and/or hoarding environments. Partners in Recovery have funded Housing Justice to: identify local referral and intervention processes and web based resources provide training to mental health and community service workers and provide information sessions to […]

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