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Big Law 29 March 2023 ByJess FeyderLegal aid services deliver $600m benefit annually, PwC report says

For every dollar invested by the federal government, there is a benefit of $2.25 delivered in avoided costs, a new...

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Big Law 01 September 2022 ByLauren CroftDLA Piper partners with community legal centre to aid refugees

DLA Piper has partnered with a community legal centre specialising in refugee and immigration law, policy and procedure,...

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Monique Hitter
Big Law 08 July 2022 ByLauren CroftNew NSW Legal Aid CEO appointed

The NSW Attorney-General has appointed a new chief executive of Legal Aid NSW, who has over two decades of legal...

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The Bar 08 June 2022 BySimon LevettLegal Aid NSW responds to allegations of racism

The largest legal aid commission in Australia has responded to last night’s (7 June) 7.30 investigation, in which...

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Lucinda Byers
Big Law 11 May 2022 ByLauren CroftSA legal aid firm appoints chief legal officer

A new chief legal officer has been appointed to the Legal Services Commission in Adelaide, bringing with her extensive...

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Peter Slattery
Big Law 08 February 2022 ByLauren CroftJWS founder appointed to government role

The South Australian government has appointed a prominent commercial lawyer as the newest chair of the state’s legal...

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News 19 February 2016 ByFelicity NelsonLegal Aid NSW launches new website for Independent Children’s...

Independent Children’s Lawyers (ICLs) are set to receive extra support with the launch of a new online resource.

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News 07 January 2016 ByFelicity NelsonDemand for domestic violence legal aid spikes

Family law specialists and legal aid lawyers in Queensland are gearing up for a busy year, with domestic violence...

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News 14 October 2015 ByStefanie GarberVLA spending questioned following legal aid investigation

A new report has highlighted the funding strain on the Victoria Legal Aid system but also prompted calls to examine its...

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News 25 September 2015 ByFelicity NelsonLegal community applauds $15m domestic violence legal aid investment

Legal bodies across the country have welcomed the increase in legal aid funding, but say it falls short of the $200...

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