Governance

The Association is governed by an Executive Committee comprising 8 representatives of member centres elected at our Annual General Meeting. There are also:

  • monthly Executive Committee meetings, General Quarterly Meetings of members and an Annual General Meeting
  • Legal Practice & Professional Indemnity Administration Committee meetings
  • representation on the National Association of Community Legal Centres (NACLC) Board of Management and Advisory Council
  • representation on stakeholder committees and Ad Hoc committees as required

Sector Development

The Association promotes sector development by:

  • the implementation of a National Accreditation Scheme to provide a sector led accreditation and certification process for community legal centres
  • providing governance support and training
  • contributing to human rights and social justice, including law reform campaigns and advocacy
  • encouraging collaboration between community legal centres by way of regular network meetings where members can share information

Legal Practice

  • administration of the Professional Indemnity Insurance Scheme and Risk Management Guide requirements
  • Quality Assured Provider Status with the Legal Practice Board
  • representation on the National PII Committee

Training and Support

  • access to Association's e-learning platform
  • provision of regular free/low cost Continuous Professional Development (CPD) training for community legal centre lawyers
  • weekly Members Update
  • bulk purchase of employee assistance program