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Annual Report 2020-2021, Northern Territory Legal Aid Commission



Annual Report 2020-2021, Northern Territory Legal Aid Commission

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Tabled Papers for 14th Assembly 2020 -; Tabled Papers; ParliamentNT




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n o rt h e rn t e rr it o ry l e g a l a id c o m m is si o n a n n u a l re p o rt 2 0 2 0 /2 1 0 3 6 Strong partnerships and collaborations ENTERTAINING CONTENT Using a range of suitable approaches Develop variety of flexible materials All work is evidence based Young people aged 12-25 CALD/Migrant Communities Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander International students Other service providers CLE Strategy How does CLE fit in with NTLAC's services? The Legal Aid Act mandates NTLAC to provide community legal education to ensure access to justice. NTLACs strategic plan 2020-25 notes as part of our purpose to ensure that people in the NT understand their legal rights in uniquely challenging circumstances because of isolation, a small population, geographic dispersal, cultural diversity, economic hardship and disadvantage to our first nations people." Our values of social justice, cultural respect, Integrity, professionalism, commitment to the law, ethics, innovation, and continuous improvement for quality services, accountability, sustainability all support and guide the importance of CLE work. Preventative legal services are a priority and our 2020-25 key strategies include explicit reference to CLE related actions such as service delivery, reputation and partnerships, innovation and improvement, and capability and culture. 1. CLE Goals 2. Target Audiences 3. Key Activities 4. Support systemsneeded Develop & strengthen relationships Deliver education & training Develop & distribute information Coordinate CLE Strong relationships Effective procedures Flexible materialsOngoing professional development Enough human resources Additional funding & flexible budget 2 Our Principal Functions (continued)