Campbell Smith: “It’s inspiring to be surrounded by people who come to work passionate about making the working lives of young Victorians better.”

By Campbell Smith I began a placement at the Young Workers Centre as part of the Public Interest Law Practice elective at the beginning of 2016. Based at Trades Hall in Carlton, the Young Workers Centre’s mission is to provide… Continue Reading

Agata Wierzbowski on the Alignment of the Interests of Clients and the Public Interest in Strategic Litigation

Source: Consumer Action Law Centre Agata Wierzbowski, the CLC Fellow for 2014/15, has posted a new blog entry on Client Interest, and Public Interest. She writes that the interests of clients and the public interest do not always align in strategic litigation. She… Continue Reading

La Trobe Law School Students Participate in the Poker Machines Harm Whittlesea Campaign

(L to R) Jack Spencer, Fariha Zaima, Christina Hill Christina Hill and Fariha Zaima, LLB students at La Trobe Law School quickly got into the practical action of law reform, while completing a placement at Whittlesea Community Legal Centre in 2014. They attended… Continue Reading

Agata Wierzbowski on ‘Vancouver: Taking ‘The Plunge’ into Justice’

Source: Consumer Action Law Centre Agata Wierzbowski, the CLC Fellow for 2014/15, has posted a new blog entry on Vancouver: Taking ‘The Plunge’ into Justice. She writes about her conversations in Vancouver with the Community Legal Assistance Society, British Columbia Civil Liberties Association, West… Continue Reading

Agata Wierzbowski on ‘Listening to CLC Stories, and Celebrating Successes’

Source: Consumer Action Law Centre Agata Wierzbowski, the CLC Fellow for 2014/15, has posted a new blog entry on Listening to CLC Stories, and Celebrating Successes. She writes that in her conversations with Community Legal Centres across Victoria and New South Wales… Continue Reading

‘Keeping Them Honest – How community legal centres can better use strategic casework to enhance institutional accountability’

Source: Consumer Action Law Centre The 2014/2015 Community Legal Centre Fellow, Agata Wierzbowski (Consumer Action Law Centre), joined La Trobe Law School in January 2015 to work on a research project on strategic casework in community legal centres in Victoria. Agata… Continue Reading