Tag: Criminal Record Discrimination Project

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Answering your questions about ‘Finding a job with a criminal record – what new spent convictions laws mean for you’

Our Law Week event, held on 17 May 2021, aimed to provide jobseekers, particularly Aboriginal people who have a criminal record, with information and guidance to present their strongest case for employment to an employer.

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Media

Spent convictions scheme passes Victoria’s upper house

"It's been a long and emotional journey but with this new legislation I hope my mob and all Victorians won't have to face as many barriers as I have in the past," Wakka Wakka woman, Naomi Murphy.

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News

Victorian Parliamentary Inquiry hears from Woor-Dungin

Members of Woor-Dungin's Criminal Record Discrimination Project team have given evidence to a Victorian Parliamentary Inquiry on spent convictions.

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Blog

Making irrelevant convictions history

Victoria is the only Australian state without spent convictions legislation. This means that even trivial offences from decades ago can still appear on police criminal record checks.

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News

Woor-Dungin CIJ project wins national award

A unique collaboration between the CIJ and Woor-Dungin has been recognised at the Australian Philanthropy Awards.

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Woor-Dungin in Parliament

Victoria’s Attorney-General, the Hon Martin Pakula MP, has acknowledged the work of Woor-Dungin’s Criminal Record Discrimination Project.

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CIJ and Woor-Dungin collaborate on Criminal Record Discrimination Project

The Centre for Innovative Justice has continued to work with Woor-Dungin on the Criminal Record Discrimination Project.

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