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In summary: evaluation of the appropriateness and sustainability of Victoria Legal Aid`s Summary Crime Program    Cite this report

, 2017 , 306 p.
In summary: evaluation of the appropriateness and sustainability of Victoria Legal Aid`s Summary Crime Program evaluates whether, following changes to the program in 2012-2013, VLA`s SCP is appropriate to client need and capability and whether it is sustainable. The evaluation focuses on changes in the way that clients are selected for or `triaged` to different levels of assistance, based on their legal problem and their capability.


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In summary: evaluation of the appropriateness and sustainability of Victoria Legal Aid’s Summary Crime Program examines the impact of changes made in 2012–13 on the Adult Summary Crime Sub-program run by Victoria Legal Aid, which provides legal aid grants, duty lawyer services and legal advice to priority client groups.

Report highlights
  • views and experiences of 300+ clients, staff, stakeholders and advisers
  • analysis of 4½ years of administrative service data
  • 23 recommendations for repairs and innovations

This report was launched by Victoria Legal Aid on 14 June 2017. For more information, please visit http://www.legalaid.vic.gov.au/betterjustice

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Evaluation of summary crime services to inform future strategic and operational planning


  


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In summary: evaluation of the appropriateness and sustainability of Victoria Legal Aid`s Summary Crime Program, 2017, Law and Justice Foundation of NSW, Sydney.