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Understand better justice

Data and empirical evidence to help understand access to justice and build a better justice system.

Recent reports

Explore the knowledge, skills and attributes that are required to effectively understand and use the law.

This first volume updates the broad picture of access to justice and legal need, explores how justiciable problems are experienced, what people do about them, and how they progress and conclude.

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The PULS is a Victoria-wide survey to understand how people see, understand and engage with the law.

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Learn about the law

Events, information and resources to help understand Victoria's legal system and where the law can help.

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Victorian Law Week makes learning about the law easy.

Featured learning topic

A range of talks relevant to young people about civil law, police powers, voting rights and rights at work.

Recent learning resources

Develop your legal initiative or project

Financial support and advice for legal and community organisations to develop projects that understand and respond to community legal need.

Our grants

Support for projects that help legal organisations better understand and support the legal needs and capabilities of Victorians.

Support for projects that deliver civil legal information and education.

Funded projects

Delivery of community legal education to help culturally and linguistically diverse young people increase their literacy on family violence issues and shift attitudes that allow it to occur.

A video project designed to increase awareness and use of the Victorian Charter of Human Rights by showing how it can benefit Victorians.

Updating two of WIRE’s high distribution information booklets - Separation & Property and Stalking to include changes in legislation, support agency information and accessibility to meet the needs of the audience.

A set of videos that discuss how people who can neither afford a lawyer or access public legal services use digital self-help resources to navigate tenancy legal issues and the relevant legal frameworks.

PULS Volume 2: Understanding and Capability is now available

Explore the knowledge, skills and attributes that are required to effectively understand and use the law.