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River Murray Flood Support
Community Legal Centres (CLC) Australia are providing free legal assistance to those impacted by the River Murray flooding.
CLC members are working alongside other support agencies within the Emergency Relief Centres (ERC) in Berri*, Mannum, and Murray Bridge.
These centers, coordinated by Housing SA, offer practical advice and personal support services to:
primary producers, and
Affected by the flood. Our team have been trained in trauma informed client support and have prepared for disasters for months.
The legal help offered covers a range of issues, including:
insurance claims, family law, property disputes, debt management, neighbourhood mediation, changes to NDIS needs, and renters' rights and obligations.
The goal of CLC is to ensure that those affected by the disaster have access to all the help they need to recover effectively, and to demonstrate their commitment to supporting the community.
For further information regarding grants, relief packages and support are available to help people and businesses affected by the flooding:
RCJC website https://www.communityjusticesa.org.au/sa-floods/
*Berri ERC was closed 31 January 2023 – continued support available at RCJC contact 1300 850 650 or visit the office 9 Kay Ave, Berri.
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CLCSA Black Summer Bushfire Outreach Project is an award winning and independently evaluated program
The Climate and Sustainability Policy Research Group was commissioned by the South Australian Attorney General’s Department to evaluate the South Australian Bushfire Legal Project, piloted following the black summer of 2019/2020.
This report delivers an overview of the achievements, challenges and areas for improvement identified in the review undertaken.
South Australian Bushfire Legal Services: Review of current practices https://www.thecaspr.org/reports/