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About the Justice Awards

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. 

Presentation dinner, photo gallery and media release 

The 2015 Justice Awards dinner was held on Thursday 15 October 2015 at the Strangers' Dining Room, Parliament House, Macquarie Street, Sydney. The 2015 Law and Justice Address was delivered by The Hon. Catherine Branson QC.

Photographs from the Justice Awards dinner can be viewed via our photo gallery. To enter the photo gallery, please use the password justice4all.

Download the 2015 Justice Awards media release or the program.


The Foundation seeks nominations from the public in four Award categories: Nominations must address the selection criteria.

Three other Awards were presented on the evening:
Community Legal Centres NSW Award

Community Legal Centres NSW seeks nominations from its members for the 2015 Community Legal Centres NSW Award. In 2015, the Award will be presented to an individual or a group of individuals who in a voluntary capacity in a NSW Community Legal Centre has demonstrated outstanding commitment to improving access to justice.

Nominations for the Community Legal Centres NSW Award have now closed.

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, Australian Pro Bono Centre and the State Library of NSW's Legal Information Access Centre. Without the support of our sponsors, the Justice Awards would not be possible.

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

Distinguished sponsors
Ashurst, Chalk + Fitzgerald and Gilbert + Tobin