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About the Justice Awards

Do you know someone who could be recognised for their work improving access to justice for the people of NSW?

Established in 1999, the Law and Justice Foundation of NSW’s annual Justice Awards recognise the contributions that individuals and organisations have made to improving access to justice in NSW, particularly for socially and economically disadvantaged people. 

The Foundation is seeking nominations from the public in four Award categories:
  • Justice Medal
  • Aboriginal Justice Award
  • Pro Bono Partnership Award
  • Law and Justice Volunteer Award

Nominations must address the selection criteria for the award and be submitted by the closing date, 5pm, Tuesday 30 June 2015.
Download Recognising great work to improve access to justice flyer.

Nominations can be submitted online or via email, fax or mail.

Presentation dinner 
Nominees are invited to a presentation dinner and winners will be announced on the evening. The dinner will be held on:
Thursday 15 October 2015
(official proceedings start at 6.30pm)
at the Strangers' Dining Room
NSW Parliament House
Macquarie Street, Sydney

Three other Awards will be presented on the evening:
  • The Law Society President’s Award
  • Community Legal Centres NSW Award
  • Legal Information Access Centre (LIAC) Centre of Excellence Award

2015 Justice Awards Sponsors

Award sponsors
The Law and Justice Foundation of NSW gratefully acknowledges the support of the Department of Justice NSW , Law Society of NSW, NSW Bar Association, Community Legal Centres NSW, National Pro Bono Resource Centre and the State Library of NSW's Legal Information Access Centre.

Premium sponsors
Herbert Smith Freehills, King & Wood Mallesons and Minter Ellison

Distinguished sponsors
Ashurst, Chalk + Fitzgerald and Gilbert + Tobin