Gendered Injustice: Identifying the intersections between unmet civil legal and social needs and women's criminalisation
Fitzroy Legal Service will explore how civil legal and social issues contribute to women’s involvement in the criminal justice system, particularly how unmet civil legal and social need escalate and compound pathways to women being criminalised, in partnership with La Trobe University’s Centre for Health, Law and Society.
Grant Round: 2020/2021 Amount: $50,000 Type: Knowledge Grant Recipient: Fitzroy Legal Service
Child Protection Permanency Research
In partnership with Monash Gender and Family Violence Prevention Centre, Women’s Legal Service Victoria will undertake a state-wide study of the experiences of families seeking reunification within the Victorian child protection system.
Grant Round: 2020/2021 Amount: $50,000 Type: Knowledge Grant Recipient: Women's Legal Service Victoria
Developing the evidence base on underpayment recovery and civil justice
This project will develop a profile of wage theft and underpayment recovery actions through analysis of administrative data, case characteristics and outcomes at Springvale Monash Legal Service, with project partner, the Australian Centre for Justice Innovation (Faculty of Law, Monash University).
Grant Round: 2020/2021 Amount: $49,468 Type: Knowledge Grant Recipient: Springvale Monash Legal Service Inc
Empowering communities through peers
A peer legal education project that will educate, empower and help women in the West Heidelberg region navigate the legal system when experiencing family violence and related legal issues.
Grant Round: 2019/20 Amount: $20,000 Type: Community Legal Grant Recipient: Women's Legal Service Victoria