The NSW Attorney General has announced a review of NSW Government support for Community Legal Centres (CLCs) in NSW. The aim of the review is to ensure that legal assistance is directed to people most in need, improve CLC service provision and assist the NSW Government in settling an approach to funding allocation. The review will be conducted by Mr Alan Cameron AO, who will be acting independently of his role at the NSW Law Reform Commission.
The review will examine a range of issues, including:
Download the full
Terms of Reference for the review [PDF, 203 KB]
Mr Cameron is seeking input from community legal centres, organisations that provide other justice-related services, the legal profession and the community on the terms of reference. A report on the review will be delivered to the Attorney General by mid-December 2017.
Interested individuals and organisations are invited to make submissions in response to the terms of reference.
Submissions close at 5pm on
Monday, 23 October 2017.
Submissions may be made in writing via the NSW Government's Have Your Say website or by writing to:
Sydney NSW 2001
Or email your submission to
Please note that all submissions and comments will be treated as public, and may be published unless the author indicates that their submission is to be treated as confidential.
For questions about the consultation process, please contact the review team on 02 8346 1768.