The
AED
Services

AED Legal Centre Staff provide the following

  • Negotiate workplace solutions between employees with a disability and employers
  • Educate employees with disability on their employment rights
  • Draft complaints of discrimination or applications of unlawful termination of employment
  • Provide legal representation at: Australian Human Rights Commission, Fair Work Australia, Federal Court, Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission, Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal, and the Magistrates Court.
  • Provide assistance and support with 'whole life issues' that have an impact on education and employment
  • Provide legal advice on offers of payments under the BSWAT Payment Scheme
  • The NDIS Appeals Program
  • The Night of Justice Program
  • The Student Placement Program

 

Cases

AED Legal Centre give priority to the following cases:

  • Unlawful termination of employment
  • Jobs in jeopardy
  • Special modifications in the workplace
  • Wages and working conditions
  • Disclosure of disability
  • Bullying or harassment
  • Cases that are in the public interest

AED believes in the right to quality education by children with a disability in primary, secondary and tertiary settings.

We give priority cases involving students who experience exclusion or discrimination in accessing or participating in education.

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Night of justice program

The night of Justice Program is open on Wednesday nights from 6:30pm.

The program assists people who experience difficulties in education and/or employment on account of their disability.

Actions involve mediation and conciliation with employers or educators as well as legal remedies under industrial and anti-discrimination legislation.

The night of justice Program is staffed by AED legal practitioners who supervise a team of volunteer law students and volunteer legal practitioners. Law students from Victorian universities are welcome to apply.

 

Student placement program

AED Legal Centre offers a placement program during the year. Students from law faculties are welcome to apply. Placements are only offered of appropriate supervision can be provided.

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(03) 9639 4333

Suite 4 Level 9
276 Flinders St
Melbourne 3000

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