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Community legal centres challenged to weather the storm of funding cuts and advocacy restrictions

The Financial Rights Legal Centre was mentioned in a recent article on Power to Persuade because of the publication of our Adding Public Value report. Carolyn Bond, the national spokesperson for the Community law Australia’s access to justice campaign explains how our report illustrates the benefits to the community of policy and law reform work, and how it has been published right in a time when community legal centres are dealing funding cuts and restrictions on advocacy that could have serious ramifications for access to justice for vulnerable people across the country.

To read the entire article you can go to Power to Persuade

Read our Adding Public Value report

 

Further reading:
Last chance to be heard for law services, struggling to protect the most vulnerable, The Guardian Australia
Advocacy and frontline services vital to achieve access to justice, Community Law Australia
Advocacy case studies from Consumer Action and the Financial Rights legal Centre (PDF)