International Legal Aid Conference 2023 – Challenges of Access to Justice

Global trends in legal aid provision and Australia’s contribution

Click here to view the National Legal Aid webinar held on Tuesday 29 August reflecting on the International Legal Aid Group conference held at Harvard University in June this year.

The webinar included a summary of global themes and presentations from the Australian delegates including:

What is the cost of not funding legal assistance? Louise Glanville, Chair National Legal Aid and CEO Victoria Legal Aid

Is access for all really access to justice? Jane Cipants, Director Client Service and Ruby Steele, Manager Legal Service Development Legal Aid NSW

Early legal assistance in child protection Katie Kelso, A/Deputy Director Family Law and Bianca Dufty, Senior Solicitor FamAC, Legal Aid NSW

The role of modern communication in providing legal assistance Gabrielle Canny, CEO Legal Services Commission of South Australia