5 July 2019
St Kilda Legal Service and our LGBTIQ Legal Service, welcomed the opportunity to share our research and casework to make a submission in response to the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System. Our research and casework experience Before the Terms of Reference (TOR) for the Royal Commission were finalised, St Kilda Legal Service provided feedback to the Victorian Government on important themes to be included in the TOR. Read More…
28 February 2019
We’ve been working with other stakeholders across diverse sectors, to make recommendations to the Australian Human Rights Commission’s (AHRC) national inquiry into sexual harassment. St Kilda Legal Services are 1 of over 100 stakeholders in the legal, health, community, family violence and union sectors to advocate for key reforms. Together we have submitted a joint statement to the AHRC inquiry. #Power2Prevent
7 March 2018
St Kilda Legal Service, Flemington Kensington Community Legal Centre and Women’s Legal Service Victoria are currently working on a project which investigates police conduct in investigating and reporting incidents of family violence. This co-authored opinion piece explores the issue using de-identified case studies to highlight the deficiencies in the police complaints system.
5 December 201
St. Kilda Legal Service is part of a coalition of 7 community legal centres concerned about the potentially unsustainable funding model, limited public housing outcomes, and inadequate consultation and relocation process of the Victorian Government’s Public Housing Renewal Program.
29 November 2017
St. Kilda Legal Service has received the largest single grant ever awarded by Victoria Law Foundation. The grant will be used to establish a specialist outreach legal service at the Victorian AIDS Council for people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ).
13 July 2016
St Kilda Legal Service is seeking to reduce the risk to affected family members under a family violence intervention order, by restricting the respondent’s access to firearms.