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The Justice Project

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24 August 2018: Justice Project Update

The Law Council yesterday officially launched the Justice Project’s Final Report with a call for the urgent implementation of Justice Impact Tests among the 59 recommendations. Read more here.

29 June 2018: Justice Project Update

The Justice Project team has been finalising a large number of recommendations, group-by-group priorities, overarching themes and chapters which will form the final Justice Project Report. Read more here.

8 November 2017: Justice Project Update

The Justice Project team are studying the results of submissions and feedback, from more than 130 consultations with legal aid commissions, community legal centres, peak bodies, academics, private practitioners, Judges, courts, government bodies and agencies. Read more here

28 September 2017: Justice Project Update

The Justice Project consultations are drawing to a close and one of the last stops this week was Mildura in country Victoria. Law Council President Fiona McLeod spoke to the local ABC about the justice issues facing those experiencing social and economic disadvantage in rural, regional and remote parts of Australia, such as Mildura. Read more here

30 August 2017: Justice Project Update

As part of the consultation phase of the Justice Project, Law Council President, Ms Fiona McLeod SC, and Law Council representatives are attending a range of meetings with community organisations, legal assistance services, courts and other stakeholders to seek their views on critical access justice barriers and solutions. Read more here.

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