Welcome to our resources page

Here you can find links to national legal aid statistics, submissions and media releases. If you cannot find what you are looking for please contact our office.

Finance – Income and Expenses

Income by funding source and total expenses is available for each Commission from the current financial year back to 1996/1997.

Media Releases

National Legal Aid media releases are available as pdf files and can be viewed and downloaded here.

Legal Aid Research Reports

Survey results including the 2012 Legal Australia-Wide (LAW) Survey. The LAW Survey is the largest of its kind ever conducted in the world.

NLA Submissions

This section contains pdf files of the submissions NLA has made to various Federal Government departments, agencies and inquiries.

Disability Royal Commission Legal Service

A free national legal service that provides information and advice to members of the public who want to participate in the Disability Royal Commission.

Family Violence Law Help

Family Violence Law Help is a national website for people wanting to understand domestic and family violence, the law and where to get help.

Family Advocacy and Support Service

The Family Advocacy and Support Service (FASS) is an integrated duty lawyer and social worker service for those affected by family violence. Commonwealth funded.

Independent Children’s Lawyer (ICL)

Access the latest ICL Guidelines and the National ICL website. This invaluable resource for ICLs supports them in their work with children in vulnerable circumstances.

What’s the law?

What’s the law? An education resource for newly arrived migrants who are developing English language skills. It includes a DVD with 10 photo stories, information for teachers and activity sheets.


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