Last year, the New South Wales government was forced to withdraw about 33,000 Covid fines, totalling more than $30m, after conceding they were worded too vaguely. It followed test cases in the supreme court lodged by Redfern Legal Centre that raised serious concerns about their lawfulness. Guardian Australia understands the Victorian government has no plans for a widespread waiving of Covid fines.
We are recruiting for a dynamic person who enjoys working in a client facing role to assist people
experiencing disadvantage to navigate the legal assistance sector, and to train and mentor law
students in client intake. This is an identified role for an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person