Victoria Legal Aid

Law reform

We are committed to pursuing improvements in law and policy that will benefit our clients and the broader community.

We are committed to building a better justice system for all Victorians. Our advocacy and law reform work includes:

  • focused casework or strategic litigation, such as running test cases to clarify points of law or challenging the way laws are applied in practice
  • policy and law reform work, including making submissions to inquiries and reviews
  • engaging with the media
  • advocating directly to government, the courts and private sectors to improve policies and processes
  • collaborating with other organisations on advocacy campaigns and law reform initiatives.

Search past submissions using our Library catalogueExternal Link .

Disclaimer: The material in this print-out relates to the law as it applies in the state of Victoria. It is intended as a general guide only. Readers should not act on the basis of any material in this print-out without getting legal advice about their own particular situations. Victoria Legal Aid disclaims any liability howsoever caused to any person in respect of any action taken in reliance on the contents of the publication.

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Reviewed 29 March 2022

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