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By the people, for the people? Community participation in law reform  ( 2010 )  Cite this report

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The authors acknowledge the assistance that a number of people and organisations provided during the research and the production of this report.

First the authors wish to thank all the individuals, organisations and government agencies who contributed their insights to the study. These people gave generously of their time, views, and experiences, and without their support this research would not have been possible.

The authors also acknowledge the significant assistance provided by staff and colleagues in the Foundation: Kevin Rozzoli for his practical input particularly during the design of the research; Antonia Fontana and Annabel Marsh for their extensive and patient research assistance; Suzie Forell, Maria Karras, Sue Scott and Geoff Mulherin for their guidance and comments; Yvonne Jackson, Maureen Ward and Anna Russell for their assistance with transcribers, literature references and citations; and Simon Miller for the production of the report.

The Foundation is grateful to the external reviewers who provided valued comments on the pre-publication report.

Last but not least, the authors would like to thank the university students who worked as interns on this research project: Ian Cameron (University of Wollongong), Matthew Clark (University of Sydney), and Lauren Maloney (University of Sydney). Their assistance with components of the literature search and review is appreciated.


Nheu, N & McDonald, H 2010, By the people, for the people? Community participation in law reform, Law and Justice Foundation of NSW, Sydney