Frontline legal services in times of crisis webinar
20 August 2021
On 11 August 2021, the Law Council of Australia hosted an online webinar on the topic of ‘Frontline legal services in times of crisis'. The legal assistance sector has carried many Australians through times of extreme crisis, with recent years no exception – from bushfires to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The webinar explored the achievements of the sector in trying times, and examined the challenges it has come up against. Panellist included Ms Rowan McRae (Executive Director Civil Justice, Access and Equity, Victoria Legal Aid), Mr Nassim Arrage, CEO (CLCs Australia) and Mr David Woodroffe, (Principal Legal Officer, NAAJA). The session was moderated by Law Council President, Dr Jacoba Brasch QC.