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Apr 2016

Gender discrimination is always a hot topic, no matter what industry you're in. And we know that. But this is 2016! We have the vote, all the legal frameworks in place to make sure this doesn't happen, we're fine right? Unfortunately, my friend, expectations don't always match up with reality. 

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Mar 2016

Holly spent her summer as an intern in the Equality Branch of the Department of Premier and Cabinet in the Victorian Government. Here she is to tell us all about it.

Like so many law students, I didn’t get any clerkships, and I was desperate to have a ‘productive’ summer because I'm finishing my degree this semester. My brother had worked for the Commissioner previously in a different organization, so I used this connection to make contact.

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Feb 2016

In the second installment for the CLC application series, Stephanie Fiteni tells you exactly how to show that you've got the x-factor in your CLC audition interview. To read part one click here.

Remember all that time you spent finding an opportunity and preparing your applications? Let’s not let that go to waste, shall we? Knowing background information about Community Legal Centres (CLC), how they operate and typical CLC clients can assist you during the interview as questions are often drawn from these areas and your knowledge about them.

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Feb 2016

Survive Law's resident CLC nerd, Carissa Gay, dishes the secrets to making your CLC application stand out from the crowd in a special two-part series on CLC applications.

For those who haven’t really heard of community legal centres (CLCs), they are independent not-for-profit organisations that provide legal services to the community, with a strong focus on addressing disadvantage and particular vulnerabilities. In addition to providing free or subsidised legal services to the community, CLCs are also involved in community education and development, as well as law reform and research.

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Feb 2016

Getting back into the headspace to study again after the summer break can be a strenuous and tedious activity.  Needless to say, it can be difficult to get inspired.  Fear not, fellow weary scholars.  I’d like to share with you all my Fantastic Four – Inspirational Women of Law.  

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