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About National Legal Aid (NLA) Statistics

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National Legal Aid statistics are compiled from statistics provided by the eight states and territory Legal Aid Commissions.

Statistics are aggregated and generally based on state, law type, funding category and service type.

Data currency - Received YTD

Statistics are published on the 16th of each month.

statestatistics last updated
 Sep 11, 2023
ACTOct 12, 2022
NSWSep 12, 2023
NTSep 04, 2023
QLDSep 04, 2023
SASep 11, 2023
TASSep 11, 2023
VICSep 15, 2023
WASep 05, 2023

Using the Reports

Most reports provide a collection of dropdown lists (parameters) that enable you to view the data by state/territory, financial year, law type and funding category. Select the information you are interested in and then click the View Report button located on the right-side of the report.

The report toolbar appears under the report parameters area. It contains icons for navigation, word search, font resizing, file export and printing.

Reports will often have more than one page. Use the navigation icons on the toolbar to move from page to page.

export icon  Files can be exported in a number of different formats. Click this icon on the report viewer to export the report.

Print a report  Click the printer icon to print a report. On first use the print control will install an add-on to access your printer. If you receive a 'Client Print Fails to Load' error please contact your Network Administrator. As an alternative to using the print function, use the export icon export icon to export your report to Word or Excel for printing.

If the report you have selected fails to load data, click View Report.

If there is a problem loading a report, please contact the NLA Legal Aid Directors' Secretariat.