VALS delivers a number of programs in regional Victoria focused on ensuring that members of the Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander community are able to access high quality legal services. These programs include power of attorney seminars, working with partners to draft wills, delivering CLE in partnership with community events and providing disaster support legal services during and after disaster events.
Power of Attorney seminar – During Power of attorney seminars VALS staff and partners assist individuals wanting to learn about power of attorney and generally also the authoring of wills and other documents. Members of the community have expressed their immense gratitude to have access to these services.
Disaster Legal Support – VALS supports member of the community after disaster events with post event legal support and with care packages as part of our wholistic deliver plan VALS is committed to working with partners to ensure that we are able to address not just the legal needs of partners but broader needs as well.