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Insights: Religious freedoms and the law

With the recent publicised dispute between Israel Folau and Rugby Australia, and the subsequent discussion of a religious freedom bill before Parliament, attention in the community has again been drawn to religious freedoms in Australia. This panel discussion will explore … Continue reading

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Volunteer with PLEA!

We are looking for volunteers in our programs in the community across Melbourne, and for prisons and youth justice centres in Melbourne and Geelong. Volunteers have the unique opportunity to put their legal knowledge into practice working with communities in … Continue reading

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We are recruiting!

PLEA is recruiting for volunteers in our programs in the community across Melbourne, and for prisons and youth justice centres in Melbourne and Geelong. If you’re a law student with a passion for social justice and availability to deliver sessions … Continue reading

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PLEA Insights: Wage Theft

With increasing instances of vulnerable workers (including migrant workers, backpackers, retail and hospitality workers) being denied work entitlements, there have been calls to create a criminal offence to combat crippling underpayments and denials of entitlements. Join our panel of employment … Continue reading

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PLEA Insights: Lawyer X

PLEA invites you to the first legal insight event of 2019 covering the controversial topic of LAWYER X A police informer and defence lawyer representing gangland figures in Melbourne, Lawyer X/Informer 3838’s pseudonym has rippled through the legal community, and people … Continue reading

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We are recruiting!

PLEA is currently recruiting senior and junior volunteer presenters for positions at prisons and justice centres across Melbourne and Geelong. Apply today Applicants must be studying law and available to present three-four sessions per month and attend training and ongoing … Continue reading

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