Federation of Community Legal Centres

Field of Law

Peak body for Victoria's Community Legal Centres and Aboriginal  Legal Services

Stage of Career

Practising lawyers

Contact details

Address: Level 3, 225 Bourke St Melbourne Vic 3000
Phone: 9652 1501
Visit the Federation of Community Legal Centres website
Contact person: Office Coordinator
Email: administration@fclc.org.au

Description of Organisation

The Federation of Community Legal Centres Victoria is the peak body for 51 community legal centres across Victoria. The Federation leads and supports community legal centres to pursue social equity and challenge injustice.

The Federation:

  • provides information and referrals to people seeking legal assistance
  • initiates and resources law reform and policy work to develop a fairer legal system that better responds to the needs of the disadvantaged
  • works to build a stronger and more effective community legal sector
  • provides services and support to community legal centres
  • represents community legal centres with stakeholders

The Federation assists its diverse membership to collaborate for justice. Workers and volunteers throughout Victoria come together through working groups and other networks to exchange ideas and develop strategies to improve the effectiveness of their work

Number of legal positions within organisation

Several lawyers employed

Does your organisation have a human rights officer? Several Policy Advisors

Information for practising lawyers

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