NEWSLETTER: Victorian Public Sector Newsletter – Issue 89

9 September 2020

Publications

As we start to consider life after lockdown, the Federation of Community Legal Centres and the Law Institute of Victoria have released a nine point plan to reduce the number of people in Victoria’s prison system, the COVIDSafe App has been updated and improved, the Government has extended a ban on evictions and rent increases, Local Government elections have been scheduled for 24 October 2020 and the Courts have issued a number of COVID-19 Practice Notes and Operational Updates.

Meanwhile, the Government has announced reforms to ensure victim survivors can speak up, amendments to the Corporations Regulations 2001 have taken effect to regulate litigation funding schemes and a number of Parliamentary Committee Inquiries have requested submissions.

In the Courts, the Federal Court has considered the validity of border closures and the Supreme Court has considered an application to prohibit publication of persons named in submissions to the Royal Commission into the Management of Police Informants.

We hope you enjoy this edition of our public sector newsletter.

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