Policy Reform and Advocacy

The Centre develops policy and law reform and conducts advocacy with governmentregulators and the private sector in order to encourage participation and and excellence in pro bono.


Please click here to view submissions that have been made by the Australian Pro Bono Centre (formerly the National Pro Bono Resource Centre) to government and other bodies in relation to pro bono legal work.

Government tender arrangements

The Centre has played a key role in the advocacy work which has resulted in pro bono requirements in the Commonwealth, Victorian, South Australian, Western Australian and New South Wales Governments. For details of these arrangements, please click here.

Other activities

The Centre also regularly conducts other policy and advocacy activities covering a wide range of aspects of pro bono all directed towards closing the justice gap.

Key recent examples of these activities include: