Using court data to support planning legal assistance for First Nations people (Data insights in justice)

To enable legal assistance services to appropriately structure available resources and plan most effectively to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the justice system, it is important to...

Locating legal assistance demand: using courts data to support legal service planning for First Nations people in NSW

This project aimed to support service planning for the Aboriginal Legal Service (NSW/ACT) Ltd (ALS) by sourcing and analysing relevant data and devising a proxy indicator for demand for legal...

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Families in Australian Coroners Courts: A review of the research literature on improving court experiences

Coroners courts in many jurisdictions throughout Australia are seeking ways to ensure their processes and practices are culturally sensitive, particularly for supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islands families. This report...

Employment-related problems and inquiries to legal assistance services in NSW (Data insights in justice)

Understanding the characteristics of people who experience employment-related legal problems, such as their age, gender and Indigenous status, is important when planning legal assistance services. The LAW Survey and the...

Legal Aid NSW Domestic Violence Unit: process evaluation of the first nine months

The Legal Aid NSW DFV Strategy 2016-2018 aligns with government policies and priorities to ensure people who are affected by DFV receive high quality, client-centred and holistic services. The DVU...

In summary: evaluation of the appropriateness and sustainability of Victoria Legal Aid’s Summary Crime Program

In summary: evaluation of the appropriateness and sustainability of Victoria Legal Aid's Summary Crime Program evaluates whether, following changes to the program in 2012-2013, VLA`s SCP is appropriate to client...

Reshaping legal assistance services: building on the evidence base: a discussion paper

This report draws on more than a decade of empirical research evidence - together with current experience of service providers - to inform the design and delivery of efficient and...

Reaching in by joining-up: evaluation of the legal assistance partnership between Legal Aid NSW and Settlement Services International

In March 2013, Legal Aid NSW and Settlement Services International entered into a partnership to provide legal services to people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds who are disadvantaged....

Review of Legal Aid NSW outreach legal services. Stage two report: Evolving best practice in outreach – insights from experience

This report is published by the Law and Justice Foundation of New South Wales, an independent, not-for-profit organisation that seeks to advance the fairness and equity of the justice system,...
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