Welcome to our resources page

Here you can find links to National Legal Aid documents, statistics, submissions, media releases, and initiatives. 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

The Benefits of Providing Access to Justice, PwC January 2023.
2012 Legal Australia-Wide (LAW) Survey.

NLA Submissions

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

Defence & Veterans Legal Service

A free national service providing independent information and legal advice to support Australian Defence Force personnel and veterans, as well as their families, carers and supporters, to safely share their experiences with the Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide.


A ground-breaking new service has been launched to help separating couples resolve their disagreements online.

Your Story Disability Legal Support

A free national legal service. It gives information and advice to people who want to tell their story to the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability.

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 Lawyers

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.