Note: the original hard copy of this report is 350 pages .

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Justice made to measure: NSW legal needs survey in disadvantaged areas   

, 2006 Six disadvantaged areas were surveyed by telephone interviews: three suburban areas within Sydney (Campbelltown, Fairfield, South Sydney), one major provincial centre (Newcastle) and two rural/remote areas (Nambucca and Walgett)...


Ch 5. Seeking help for legal events


This chapter focuses on the 1496 legal events for which participants sought help, advice or information, and describes the types of advisers used by participants, the types of assistance received and the barriers to accessing assistance.1




 As described in Chapter 4, respondents were asked about their responses to their three most recent events, and provided information on 2921 of these events. Participants sought help, advice or information in response to 1496 (51.2%) of these 2921 events.