Research and evaluation

The Foundation works in collaboration with Legal Aid Commissions and other legal assistance providers from across Australia, undertaking a broad range of research and evaluation projects. Reports include:

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…

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,…

National Pictures

Legal assistance service delivery data provides an opportunity to explore what types of legal assistance services are provided, where, for what legal problems, and to which client profiles. A series of reports covering 2018 to 2021 identify the potential insights that can be gained, while also highlighting its current limitations:

Enquiries to legal assistance services

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…

Other links

For guidance on evaluating what works in service delivery, see the Foundation’s Access to Justice Research Hub.