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ACT Law Society urges ongoing funds for legal aid to help vulnerable Canberrans
The ACT Law Society has renewed pressure on the federal government to reverse harsh cuts to the legal aid sector to ensure continued access to justice for vulnerable and disadvantaged Canberrans.
President Sarah Avery called for ongoing funding for community lawyers on Friday as Attorney-General George Brandis launched the ACT Women’s Legal Centre’s domestic violence program, to help victims navigate the family law system.
The federal government signalled nationwide cuts of…