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 4. The response to legal events

As already discussed, 1679 of the 2431 survey participants reported experiencing one or more legal events in the 12 months prior to the survey, with a total of 5776 events being reported. This chapter examines participants’ responses to legal events. Participants were asked about their responses to their three most recent events in the 12-month period, a total of 3024 events.1 Participants provided information on their responses to 2921 of these events. The present chapter is based on these 2921 events.

 Note that some participants who reported experiencing legal events reported experiencing fewer than three events.