Administration of the Indigenous Legal Assistance Programme: Attorney-General's Department


The Australian Government has funded Indigenous-specific legal assistance services since 1971. State and territory governments are responsible for the operation, and funding, of the law and justice sector in their jurisdictions. Within this arrangement, the Australian Government administers the Indigenous Legal Assistance Programme (ILAP). This report summarises the findings and recommendations of an audit to assess the effectiveness of the Australian Government funding, including in reducing Indigenous incarceration.

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