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Distressed woman looking down
July 05, 2018

You might think that forced marriage was only a problem in the developing world, but it also happens in Australia. Red Cross Australia have created three videos to help explain this issue and what you can do if you know someone who needs help.

scales of justice
June 14, 2018

Confused about how the Victorian legal sector works? The new edition of Victoria's legal system can help.

court networker lanyard
May 10, 2018

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.

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