New editions of the Manual and What Works launched

On 26 October 2016, the Hon Justice Virginia Bell AC, launched the new editions of the Australian Pro Bono Centre’s two flagship publications: “The Australian Pro Bono Manual – A practice guide and resource kit for law firms (3rd ed)”, and “Pro bono partnerships and models – A practical guide to What Works”.

Lawyers reach pro bono Target for first time in 5 years

The Centre has released its Ninth Annual Performance Report on the National Pro Bono Aspirational Target. 11,185 Australian lawyers provided 402,216 hours of pro bono legal services in 2016FY. This equates to 223 lawyers working pro bono full-time for one year.

Centre says that Legal Aid Matters

The Centre has written to the Commonwealth Attorney-General in relation to funding for the legal assistance sector.

Lawyers to celebrate National Pro Bono Day on Tuesday 17 May 2016

The Board and staff of the Australian Pro Bono Centre pay tribute to Esther Lardent, the legendary founder and president of the Pro Bono Institute who passed away on Monday 4 April 2016.

What is Best Practice in Pro Bono?

The Board and staff of the Australian Pro Bono Centre pay tribute to Esther Lardent, the legendary founder and president of the Pro Bono Institute who passed away on Monday 4 April 2016.

A Tribute to Esther Lardent 1948 – 2016

The Board and staff of the Australian Pro Bono Centre pay tribute to Esther Lardent, the legendary founder and president of the Pro Bono Institute who passed away on Monday 4 April 2016.