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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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ARC Justice 2014 Report to Community

ARC Justice’s 2014 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. It is also an opportunity for us to engage with our community in a broader discussion […]

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New report calls for restoration of funding to social housing support program

Funding should be restored to the Victorian Social Housing Advocacy Support Program (SHASP) in the wake of a report that found 78% of public housing tenants supported by the program avoided eviction and 73% engaged in repaying rent debts. A state-wide data collection project conducted from July – September 2013 by the SHASP managers’ network […]

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Hoarding: understanding behaviour and responses

This one day workshop is designed to provide information for appropriately assessing risk, identifying referral and intervention pathways, and discussing the issue of hoarding with clients and other services. The presentation will include case specific learning and a panel discussion with local practitioners. This collaborative training session will be facilitated by Senior Lecturer in Social Work […]

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Justice Bites: Restorative Justice

Courts and the community often struggle to find innovative solutions to offending that take into account the needs of victims and the community, and the need to support criminals to not re-offend. Increasingly, those of us who work in the law are looking to Restorative Justice as a viable alternative to more traditional retributive responses […]

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Advocacy and Rights Centre AGM

The Board of Directors of the Advocacy and Rights Centre (Tenant Advocacy and Support’s parent organisation) cordially invites you to attend our 2012 Annual General Meeting. When? 4.30pm, Monday 12 November 2012 Where? The Capital Theatre, View Street, Bendigo This years Guest Speaker will be Hugh de Kretser, Executive Officer of the Federation of Community […]

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