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Annual Report 2010 - 2011

Corporate governance

Achieving our goals in an effective and ethical manner

Corporate governance framework

Corporate governance framework

Our corporate governance framework guides us in fulfilling our legislative objectives and ensures we honour our commitment to the community.

Legal Aid NSW continues to monitor and review its organisational structure (see Organisation chart) to make sure that it is most effective to meet future aims and directions.

Major achievements

  • The Board oversaw three key operational reviews and changes to fee scales as well as the implementation of the National Partnership Agreement on Legal Assistance Services (see Board achievements)
  • Reformed the senior management structure (see Review of senior management)
  • Developed a new Legal Aid NSW Plan 2011-2013 (see Corporate planning)
  • Developed a five-year civil law strategic plan – the practice’s first long-term plan (see Corporate planning)