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Community Legal Centres have received a boost today, with the federal government announcing a reversal of its original plan to cut their funding.

The move has been welcomed by the sector and even the other side of politics – but the cuts, which have been abandoned just 8 weeks before they were slated to come into effect, have already bred uncertainty within the community.

Has enough damage already been done, or is there still hope for a sector which is vital in helping some of the most vulnerable Australians?

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Monday, April 24 2017
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Featured in storyPolly Porteous, Executive Director, Community Legal Centres NSWNassim Arrage, CEO of the National Association of Community Legal CentresSenator Katy Gallagher, Acting Shadow Attorney General
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