Victoria Legal Aid

Our vision, purpose and values

Victoria Legal Aid will apply its vision, value and purpose in improving Victorians’ access to justice.

Our vision

Our Vision is for a fair, just and inclusive society where people can get help with their legal problems and have a stronger voice in how laws and legal processes affect them.

Our purpose

To make a difference for clients and the community by helping to effectively address legal problems, supporting the coordination of a strong and dynamic legal assistance sector and working with partners to create fairer laws and systems.

Our values


We are committed to fairness in society and to facilitating fair and equitable access to legal support.


We care about our clients and the community and we approach our work with an awareness of the effects that trauma and discrimination can have. We treat each other with kindness and respect.


We approach our work with strength and confidence. We are guided by our values and what matters most to our clients and society.


We provide an inclusive environment for clients, staff, and referral partners.

More information

Read more about how we are applying our vision, values and purposeExternal 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 15 June 2022

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