Links to external organisations

Please find below links to external organisations that may be useful.

The Australian Institute of Criminology (AIC) is Australia’s national research agency for crime and justice.

AIC regularly releases research and statistical reports and bulletins, trends & issues summaries, and special reports which are publicly available and often shared in our JARA newsletter when relevant to access to justice, legal need and socially or economically disadvantaged groups.

For more information see the AIC website.

The Australia's National Research Organisation for Women's Safety (ANROWS) is a national independent not-for-profit resesarch organisation established by the Commonwealth government to produce, disseminate and assist in applying evidence for policy and practice as part of the National Plan to reduce violence against women and their children.  ANROWS produces relevant research, with peer-reviewed reports publicly available. 

For more information see the ANROWS website.

The Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research (BOCSAR) is one of the NSW Department of Communities and Justice research and statistics agencies. Focussing on crime statistics, BOCSAR assists policy makers in the criminal justice system to develop and implement strategies to provide a more equitable, efficient and effective justice system. 

BOCSAR regularly releases statistical summaries and reports identifying trends in crime and justice, these reports are publicly available and are often included in our JARA newsletter.

For more information see the BOCSAR website.

The Family and Community Services Insights Analysis and Research (FACSIAR) is a centre of excellence in human services insights, analysis, and research that operates within the Department of Communitites and Justice. FACSIAR regularly partners with other government agencies, universities, national reporting bodies, industry peak bodies, not for profit organisation, service providers, and research organisations. 

FACSIAR lead specific projects, data linkage, research and evaluation acitivies, and deliver seminars and evidence to action podcasts and events.  They regularly share findings and insights to drive the use of evidence and data in policy and practice. 

For more information, see the FACSIAR website. 

Health Justice Australia supports collaborations between services in health and justice to achieve better outcomes for vulnerable communities. Health justice knowledge translation publications have been distributed in our JARA newsletter.

To access Resources from Health Justice see the website

LawAccess NSW is a free government telephone service that provides legal information, referrals and in some cases, advice for people who have a legal problem in NSW.

For more information visit the LawAccess NSW website

The Law Council is the peak national representative body of the Australian legal profession. The Law Council represent the legal profession at a national level to promote access to, and administration of, justice.

For more information on Submissions made by the Law Council see the website.

Justice Connect design and deliver interventions that aim to connect people and community groups with legal help, tools and services to increase access to legal support.

To access Justice Connect’s resources see the website.


The Victoria Law Foundation supports better justice through research, education and grants.  Research at VLF focuses on the legal and related needs of Victorians to make significant contributions to the Victorian justice system.

To access research from the Victorian Law Foundation see the website.

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