Showing 9 of 18 results for Pro bono
7 May 2021
ACT Law Society calls for increased funding to close justice gap
The Society calls on governments to invest in access to justice for all Canberrans by raising the current level of funding to the legal assistance sector.
8 Jan 2020
ACT legal support for bushfire victims
The Law Society joins with the chorus legal organisations offering help and support during the bushfires devastating our beautiful country.
14 May 2019
Pro Bono: for whose benefit?
The 2019 Blackburn Lecture, delivered by Karen Fryar AM, former Magistrate of the Australian Capital Territory.
3 Nov 2016
Law society presidents call on PM to reverse cuts to legal assistance
The heads of Australia’s eight law societies representing more than 60,000 practising solicitors have called on the Prime Minster to return funding to the legal assistance sector.
17 May 2016
Brave New World
The 2016 Blackburn Lecture, delivered by The Hon John Faulks, Deputy Chief Justice of the Family Court of Australia.
16 May 2016
ACT legal profession to rally in support of national legal aid funding
Lawyers in Canberra will rally in support of a national ‘Legal Aid Matters’ campaign aimed at ensuring the next Federal Government responds decisively to Australia’s legal assistance funding crisis.
1 Feb 2016
ACT legal profession supports national legal aid funding campaign
The Federal Government’s continued underfunding of legal assistance services is adversely affecting the ability of some of the most vulnerable members of the community to access the justice system.
5 Dec 2014
Release of Access to Justice report
The Law Society welcomed the release of the Productivity Commission’s inquiry report, Access to Justice Arrangements.