Team busy finding justice

Heidi Deason, Joanne Brennan, Jessica Thomson, Naomi Goldwater and Calinda Egan at the Victoria Legal Aid’s Mildura office at Sunraysia Community Health Services. Picture: Louise Donges

Heidi Deason, Joanne Brennan, Jessica Thomson, Naomi Goldwater and Calinda Egan at the Victoria Legal Aid’s Mildura office at Sunraysia Community Health Services. Picture: Louise Donges

THE five faces behind Victoria Legal Aid’s (VLA) Mallee Legal Impact are here to make a difference.

The team has hit the ground running dealing with areas of law where people facing disadvantage often fall through the cracks or face a legal system fraught with barriers.

Led by Mallee Legal Impact manager Heidi Deason, the team will focus on areas such as mental health law, tenancy, civil matters and child protection, and is already experiencing a quickly growing caseload.

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