Review of the Indigenous Legal Assistance Program (ILAP)
The following comments are provided in response to the matters raised in the Review of the Indigenous Legal Assistance Program Discussion Paper (Discussion Paper) produced by Cox Inall Ridgeway (the Reviewer).
The Law Council’s submission is informed by its collaboration with the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Services (NATSILS), as well as the Law Council’s ongoing membership of the Change the Record Coalition and Australian Legal Assistance Forum. The Law Council supports the submissions of these bodies to this review, and in particular highlights the important role of NATSILS in supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Services (ATSILS) and ensuring that the objectives and outcomes of the ILAP are achieved.
You can read the full submission below.