Principal Solicitor Receives Lawyer of the Year Award

The Principal Solicitor of the Employment Law Centre of Western Australia (ELC), Mr Michael Geelhoed, was recently awarded the Law Society of Western Australia’s 2016 Lawyer of the Year Award for practitioners with less than five years’ experience. Click on … Continued

Centre Celebrates WAIRC Appointments

The Principal Solicitor of the Employment Law Centre of Western Australia (ELC), Ms Toni Emmanuel, has been appointed as a Commissioner of the Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission. Click the link below for the full press release Centre celebrates appointments … Continued

Free legal advice for persons in bushfire affected areas

Legal Aid WA is coordinating free legal advice for people in bushfire affected areas. Examples of some legal issues that could arise may relate to insurance claims, ability to service a mortgage, debts, property, housing, etc. If you have a … Continued

Submission to AHRC’s “Willing to Work” Inquiry

ELC made a submission to the Australian Human Rights Commission’s “Willing to Work” National Inquiry into Employment Discrimination against Older Australians and Australians with Disability. For more information and to read the submission, click on the link below. ELC submission … Continued

ELC on Mornings with Glenn Bardon – ABC Radio

ELC’s Community Legal Education Solicitor Michael Geelhoed chatted to Glenn Bardon from ABC Mid West and Wheatbelt about rights in the workplace. Michael spoke to Glen as part of his recent visit visit to Geraldton and the Mid West region … Continued

ELC seeking volunteers

ELC is recruiting second or penultimate year law students with a commitment to social justice, to assist with its evening legal service (ELS). Click on the link below for more information. ELC Volunteer Recruitment 2015 pdf