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Legal Aid News october

Legal Aid News - October 2023 03 October 2023

Legal Aid NSW celebrates having two finalists named in the Premier’s Awards, $12.5 million in funding for a new applications system in the 2023 Budget and the annual family and civil law conferences.
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Legal Aid News - September 2023 06 September 2023

Legal Aid NSW’s marks the commencement of a specialist Aboriginal care list in the Children’s Court, the launch of the Civil Law Blueprint and The Legal Aid NSW Board issues a statement supporting a Yes vote in the Voice to Parliament referendum
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Legal Aid News August

Legal Aid News - August 2023

We celebrate the opening of the new Broken Hill office, the launch of the Family Law Service for Aboriginal Communities (FamAC), the expansion of the fee-free birth certificates partnership for disadvantaged people and our Criminal Law Conference
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Legal Aid News - July 2023

We celebrate the expansion of the Family Advocacy and Support Service (FASS), the launch of a new strategic plan and a children’s book produced by the Legal Aid NSW Refugee Service to increase awareness of legal support for refugees.
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Legal Aid News - June 2023

We celebrate the launch of our new consolidated website, commence consultations for the first ever national co-designed mental health training program for legal professionals, acknowledge two major High Court decisions and look back on Law Week 2023.
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Legal Aid News - May 2023

We welcome the NSW Government’s $7.5 million funding announcement for the expansion of the Women’s Domestic Violence Advocacy Service (WDVCAS) into police stations and courts and we highlight a series of free webinars for Law Week.
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Legal Aid News - April 2023

This month, we celebrate the first intake of students for the Aboriginal Legal Administrative Career Pathways Program. We highlight National Legal Aid’s PwC-commissioned report finding legal aid delivers $600 million in equivalent benefits to the public.
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Legal Aid News - March 2023

This month, we celebrate the new Dubbo Drug Court, the first regional NSW Drug Court, which held its first sitting on 20 February. We introduce our new Respect at Work Legal Service, a specialist team of employment and discrimination.
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Legal Aid News - February 2023

Read about the more than $1.9 million in client funds recovered by the Elder Abuse Service, and Your Story Disability Legal Support’s plans to continue providing free legal information, support and referrals to people with disability this year.
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Legal Aid News - December 2022

This month, we share some of the highlights from our 2021-2022 annual report and celebrate the incredible work of our Disaster Response Legal Service, who have delivered more than 5,200 services across the state since March.
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