National Access to Justice and Pro Bono Conference 2019

The Seventh National Access to Justice and Pro Bono Conference was held in Canberra, from 13-15 March 2019, with the theme of innovation and collaboration. The Conference was hosted by the Law Council of Australia and the Australian Pro Bono Centre.

Conference papers

The following conference papers are available for download (copyright is retained by the authors):

Arthur Moses SC
President, Law Council of Australia
Opening address speech and presentation

Tim Bryant
Clerk Assistant (Committees), Department of the Senate
 Influencing legislators – the view from inside a Senate committee

Geetha Nair
National Manager, Pro Bono Services, Australian Government Solicitor
Pro Bono Partnership: Debt Enforcement Clinic – AGS and Consumer Law Centre

Fr Julian Wellspring
Judicial Vicar
Divorce and Reigion – Religious & Civil Principles

Greg McIntyre SC
President, Law Society of Western Australia
Native Title

Robert Blowes SC
SC, Blackburn Chambers
Native Title: Access to justice in remote areas

Donnella Mills
LawRight and Chairperson of NACCHO
Wuchopperen Health Justice Partnership

Margie Rowe
Honorary Senior Lecturer, ANU College of Law, and Family Lawyer – Women’s Legal Centre
Family Advocacy and Support Service

Dr Andrew Bickerdike
Chief Executive Officer, Relationships Australia Victoria
Australian Law Reform Commission: Review of the Family Law System

Judge Kate Hughes
Judge, Federal Circuit Court of Australia 
Family Violence and Personal Cross-Examination

Prof Bruce Smyth
Professor, ANU Centre for Social Research & Methods
Access to Justice in the Family Law System: Reflections from a social scientist

John Alati
Supervising Solicitor, Street Law
There’s no place like homeless

Dr Sangeetha Pillai
Senior Research Associate, Andrew & Renata Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law, UNSW
How much access to justice is there for people seeking asylum?

Conference presentation
How do we Measure the Impact of Programs and Projects?