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May 10, 2018

Words by Clare Kennedy

Going to court can be stressful, especially for those who are vulnerable, representing themselves or attending court for the first time. Court Network, a service delivered largely by volunteers, is helping to make that experience better. We spoke to Melanie Heenan, Executive Director of Court Network, to find out more about its role in Victorian courts.

'Old High Court of Australia building, Little Bourke Street, Melbourne', from the Mark Strizic Collection part of the Pictures Collection of the State
March 21, 2018

The old High Court in Melbourne is celebrating it's 90th birthday. This Q&A explores the colourful history and historical significance of the old High Court building on Little Bourke Street.

March 05, 2018

A new website dedicated to helping you understand your rights when using public transport is just the ticket. On Thursday 22 February, Liberty Victoria’s Rights Advocacy Project (RAP) launched Confident Commuter, a website that helps you understand your options when faced with ticket inspectors and a myki fine.

flowers and leaves of a flowering eucalypt
January 30, 2018

Have you been involved in a tree dispute with your neighbour? The Victorian Law Reform Commission has released a new video to help you sort out the problem. They are also asking for your suggestions on how the law can be improved.

November 29, 2017

This week we explore when it is reasonable to contest a Will with legal expert Kathy Wilson, an accredited specialist in Wills and Estates at Aitken Partners.

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