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Awarded grants in 2018/2019

GENERAL GRANTS – August 2018

Hunter Community Legal Centre
Title: Hunter Youth Law Service
Description: This project will trial and evaluate the provision of a youth lawyer from Hunter CLC at Hunter Valley Children's Courts on criminal list days, to provide civil and family law advice and assistance to young people waiting for their criminal matters to be called.
Amount approved: Up to $49,300.00

Newcastle Law School
Title: Parents Helping Parents: Parent Peer Support Project
Description: This project will provide education, support and advocacy to parents, delivered by trained and supervised peers, who are parents who have successfully navigated the child welfare system and can use this experience to help others. The project will be made up of a short induction to the care and protection system workshop, information and learning resources and peer court support.
Amount approved: Up to $49,990.00

Women’s Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Services NSW
Title: Domestic and Family Violence Podcast Series
Description: The project will produce a series of 8 podcasts which utilise an engaging, narrative approach to increasing community knowledge about domestic and family violence. The podcasts will focus on seeking a protection order and how to access support from services. The podcasts will also provide information for family and friends on the types of support women may need to achieve safety when experiencing violence. They will explore the intersectional experiences of marginalised women such as Aboriginal women, CALD women, rural women, LGBTIQ people and women with a disability.
Amount approved: Up to $49,767.47