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Legal Aid News - February 2022

7 Feb 2022

Legal Aid News - February 2022 is available now.

In our first 2022 edition of Legal Aid News, read about a new funding model that will see the legal assistance sector receive $55 million annually to provide justice for vulnerable people. We celebrate the permanent appointment of Rob Hoyles to the role of Director Criminal Law, and the appointment of former Legal Aid Lawyer Emma Manea to the bench. Read about changes to family dispute resolution mediations and Commonwealth family law merit tests, and access new and recently updated factsheets on legal issues related to COVID-19 including vaccinations for children, employment and domestic violence.