21 Alamein Rd, West Heidelberg 3081
Ph (03) 9450 ABN 48 964 511 645
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ADVOCACY TRAINING FOR COMMUNITY GROUPS IN WEST HEIDELBERG- Human rights, everyday rights, belong to us all!!!
Upcoming project of the West Heidelberg Community Legal Service (July 2009 – March 2010) partly supported by a Small Grant from the Victoria Law Foundation
“Empowering Local Community to Broker Better Human Rights outcomes with public authorities under the new Victorian Human Rights and Responsibilities Charter”
The West Heidelberg Community Legal Service in the second half of 2009 will be running advocacy training workshops on how you might use the Victorian Charter to advance the human rights of people in our local community. It may be a new way to get better outcomes for you, your family or your neighbour.
If your group would like to have participation in such advocacy training, register your interest with the legal service by phoning 9450 2002 and indicate what your group is, a contact person, phone number and when and where you meet. We would love to hear from you!!!
The new human rights Charter in Victoria presents our local community, with real opportunities to try to negotiate with local authorities for improved service delivery and better access to everyday rights such as:
Examples of some successes in the United Kingdom highlight the vital role of training and community advocacy in enabling more positive outcomes for community members. Human rights awareness raising is an essential key to these positive outcomes.
Liz Curran, Director, West Heidelberg Community Legal Service
For any questions contact the legal service upstairs or phone 9450 2002.