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

Productivity Commission urges more funding for legal assistance, defends advocacy by publicly funded community legal centres

In its final report on access to justice arrangements released today, the Productivity Commission has recommended significant additional funding to help people with a range of civil legal problems such as family violence, employment, housing and debt, which have a … Continue reading

National conference hears widespread concerns over restrictions on advocacy by community legal centres

Thursday 14 August 2014 – for immediate release A national conference of community legal centres in Alice Springs has heard widespread concern over the impact on disadvantaged clients of restrictions on use of federal funding for advocacy, policy and law … Continue reading