Note: the original hard copy of this report is 164 pages .

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Data digest: a compendium of service usage data from NSW legal assistance and dispute resolution services, 1999-2002   

, 2004 Analyses data collected by the main publicly funded NSW legal service providers on the nature of inquiries received, the demographic characteristics of inquirers and the pathways they took to resolve their issues.

Access to Justice and Legal Needs Research Program: terms of reference

The research presented in this report forms part of Stage 1 of the Access to Justice and Legal Needs Research Program. The aim, objectives and components of this Program are outlined below.

Program Aim

To identify the particular legal and access to justice needs of economically and socially disadvantaged people in New South Wales.


The program will examine the ability of disadvantaged people to:
This will involve both qualitative and quantitative investigations into:
Program Components

Figure 2:  Access to Justice and Legal Needs Research Program