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Read about what's happening in our offices across the state and find out about the exciting work we are doing. 

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New toolkit for legal assistance sector

The With You project has launched a new toolkit for legal assistance organisations to better respond to client trauma.
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Christmas Closedown 2023 to 2024

Legal Aid NSW offices will be closed from Monday 25 December 2023 and will reopen on Monday 8 January 2024. Essential services will be available during that time.
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Alex Rumore wins at the 2023 Premier’s Awards

Disaster Response Legal Service solicitor Alex Rumore has been awarded the Anthea Kerr Award at the 2023 Premier’s Awards.
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Future First Nations lawyers graduate from program 25 October 2023

The first students have graduated in a groundbreaking new program to increase the number of Aboriginal people working in the law.
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Two legal aid NSW finalists in 2023 premier awards 28 September 2023

Legal Aid’s Disaster Response Legal Service Senior Outreach Solicitor Alexandra Rumore and the Aboriginal Legal Career Pathways Program, named finalists in the 2023 Premier Awards.
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Board support for a Yes vote 31 August 2023

The Board of Legal Aid NSW supported the Uluru Statement from the Heart and we now strongly support a Yes vote in the Voice to Parliament referendum.
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Legal Aid NSW launches FamAC 11 August 2023

Aboriginal families and children in care will have improved access to culturally-safe legal and social support following the launch of a new specialist service aimed at keeping families together.
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Attorney general opens new Legal Aid NSW office 04 August 2023

Attorney-General, Michael Daley, has officially opened our new Broken Hill Legal Aid office at 32 Sulphide Street, Broken Hill.
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The Ribbon is helping refugee families get help for legal issues

Refugee Service unties the knot with The Ribbon 20 June 2023

To mark Refugee Week 2023 Legal Aid NSW Refugee Service in conjunction with Think+Do Tank and Lost in Books, has launched The Ribbon, a children's book and educational resource.
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Legal Aid NSW launches new website 09 September 2023

Legal Aid NSW has launched a new, consolidated website aimed at streamlining access to Legal Aid NSW and LawAccess NSW content for the public, clients, lawyers, and other stakeholders.
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