Public Interest Law Careers Guide - Association of Employees with a Disability (AED) Legal Centre

Field of Law

Community Legal Centres, Disability, Employment,

Stage of Career

Secondary; Undergraduates; Graduates

Contact details

Address: Suite 4, Level 9, 276 Flinders Street, MELBOURNE   VIC   3000
Phone: 9639 4333
Visit the Association of Employees with a Disability website
Contact person: Noni Lord
Email: noni.lord@aed.org.au

Description of Organisation

The Centre provides legal advocacy to people with a disability in the areas of employment and education. The main objective of the Centre is to protect and advance the rights of people with a disability who experience difficulties and/or discrimination in employment or educational institution, because of their disability.

The Centre is a member of the Federation of Community Legal Centres of Victoria.

Number of legal positions within organisation:

1

Information for Secondary Schools

Do you have work experience placements for secondary school students?

Unpaid work experience.

Contact person for work experience placements:

Noni Lord

Do you host school trips or send speakers to schools?

At the schools request, we do send out speakers to schools. The speaker would talk to students about disability awareness and human rights.

Contact person for school trip and/or speakers:

Noni Lord

Information for university students/graduates

What sort of volunteer opportunities are available?

Volunteer opportunities are available upon request. However, this is dependent upon on work space availability. We participate in a several internship programs with universities for law students.

Contact person for volunteers:

Noni Lord

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