Following an introductory presentation about standing up for your rights, lawyers from Victoria Legal Aid will host smaller group discussions, provide practical information and answer questions about the following legal topics which often affect people with disabilities:
- Centrelink issues
- interacting with police
- victims of crime
- discrimination claims
- consumer rights
Tuesday 27th March, 2012: 12:30am - 1:30am
Eleanore Fritze, Senior Lawyer, Mental Health and Disability Advocacy team, Civil Justice Program, Victoria Legal Aid (VLA).
Recently, Eleanore has been involved in providing training and professional support to lawyers working in mental health and disability law and other areas of law which promote social inclusion. She is actively involved in law reform and strategic advocacy to improve outcomes for people with disabilities.Photo of Eleanore Fritze, Senior Lawyer, Mental Health and Disability Advocacy team, Civil Justice Program, Victoria Legal Aid (VLA).
Aimee Cooper, Civil Lawyer, Victoria Legal Aid
Aimee assists people with Centrelink, victims of crime, discrimination and equal opportunity, debt, guardianship and administration, tenancy, infringement, and other Council and Commonwealth prosecution mattersPhoto of Aimee Cooper, Civil Lawyer, Victoria Legal Aid