Media Release: Legal assistance services key for access to justice for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities confirms new Parliamentary Report

The National Association of Community Legal Centres (NACLC) has welcomed the Final Report released yesterday by the Senate Finance and Public Administration Committee into ‘Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander experience of law enforcement and justice services’. The Report contains a … Continue reading

Open letter from Pro Bono Practices in Australian Law firms

Below is an open letter from Pro Bono Practices in Australian Law firms in support of an adequately funded legal assistance sector. 20 June 2016 Pro Bono and the Legal Assistance Sector In 2015, leaders of pro bono practices at … Continue reading

Media Release: Community Lawyers vital in assisting people experiencing elder abuse

The National Association of Community Legal Centres (NACLC) today acknowledged the importance of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day in raising awareness of the abuses – physical, social, financial, psychological or sexual, which older people may experience. Community Legal Centres (CLCs) … Continue reading

Media Release: Community Lawyers Welcome Funding Reprieve from Tasmanian Government

The National Association of Community Legal Centres (NACLC) and Community Legal Centres Tasmania (CLC Tas) today welcomed the announcement by the Tasmanian Government as part of last night’s Budget to provide emergency top up funding to three community legal centres … Continue reading