Understanding Family Violence

  • What is family violence?
  • What is an intervention order?
  • Where can I go to get help?

Wednesday 12 July 2017 2:00 - 3:00 pm Fitzroy Library 128 Moor Street, Fitzroy

Interpreters available on request. To arrange, please email Sam: Sam.Boivin@yarracity.vic.gov.au or call Jen Ward on: 9419 3744

Know your Rights! is a partnership between Fitzroy Legal Service and Yarra Libraries

This session is for affected family members.

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Mental Health Wellbeing Walk

The Mental Health Foundation of Australia is organising a Mental Health Wellbeing Walk as part of Mental Health Week 2017.

The 4km walk will be taking place on Sunday the 8th of October 2017 from 8.00am - 9.30am, Federation Square to the banks of the Yarra River where some refreshments and entertainment will be provided.
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Metro Tunnel Update

Works are underway to support the construction of a new underground rail station at Domain.

During the July school holidays, major works will be carried out on St Kilda Road to install a new tram connection between Toorak Road West and St Kilda Road.

Avoid the area or allow extra travel time.

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We must ban rental bidding.

Rental bidding is where tenants offer to pay more than the advertised rent. It is not illegal in Victoria. However, there are stories of landlords and property managers encouraging people to offer more than the reported rent to secure a home.

Have you ever had to bid to secure a rental home? Complete our survey about rental bidding below.

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Recruiting: Volunteer Campaign Assistants

We’re looking for a couple of enthusiastic volunteers to join our office for four hours per week over the winter university break. Our office is small, collaborative, and strategic.

You’ll help us take our campaigns to the next level and have a real impact on politics and policy in Melbourne and Victoria.

You’ll have the opportunity to build your skills in campaign and policy research, strategic campaigning, and community organising, and get great resume-building experience volunteering for an influential and progressive Member of Parliament.

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