Research and Advocacy Centres | Law

Research and Advocacy Centres

UNSW Law has a uniquely numerous and diverse range of research and advocacy centres working on issues relating to social justice.

Research and Advocacy Centres

The Cyberspace Law and Policy Centre provides a focus for research, public interest advocacy and education on issues of law and policy concerning digital transactions in cyberspace. Its areas of interest in social justice include governance of Internet and online resources, protection of consumer and individual access to transaction and participation systems, and equitable recognition of the online interests, including privacy and personal information security, of vulnerable groups including young people and those not well represented by industry, government and organised NGOs.

Phone: 9385-3337; Email: feedback@cyberlawcentre.org

Research and Advocacy Centres

The Diplomacy Training Program (DTP) is an independent, non-government organisation affiliated with UNSW Law, providing education in human rights advocacy. It seeks to advance human rights and empower civil society in the Asia-Pacific region through quality training and by building the skills and capacities of advocates. DTP has trained over 1800 human rights defenders from more than 30 countries across the Asia-Pacific region. DTP was founded in 1989 by HE José Ramos-Horta, President, Timor Leste, Nobel Peace Prize Recipient and Emeritus Professor Garth Nettheim.

Research and Advocacy Centres

The Indigenous Law Centre is a research centre which has been based at UNSW Law for 30 years. It is the oldest and only Indigenous-specific law centre in Australia. The ILC produces the Indigenous Law Bulletin and the Australian Indigenous Law Review. Professor Megan Davis is the Director of the Centre.

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The Kingsford Legal Centre is part of UNSW Law as well as being a community legal centre. Kingsford Legal Centre runs a clinical legal education program whereby students study the operation of the legal system by working for clients of the legal centre. The Centre provides services on a state-wide and local basis and undertakes education, policy and campaign work to promote equality of access to the legal system in Australia.

Phone: 9385-9566; Email: legal@unsw.edu.au

Research and Advocacy Centres

The National Children's and Youth Law Centre (NCYLC) is a Community Legal Centre dedicated to addressing human rights issues for children and young people in Australia through legal change – the only community legal centre of its kind in Australia. It is based at UNSW Law.

Phone: 9385-9588; Email: admin@ncylc.org.au

Research and Advocacy Centres

The National Pro Bono Resource Centre (NPBRC) is an independent, non profit organisation that aims to encourage pro bono legal services, support lawyers and law firms to make it easier for them to provide high quality pro bono legal services; and work with the profession and the community sector to match services with the clients and groups most in need of assistance. It is based at UNSW Law.

Phone: 9385-7381; Email: info@nationalprobono.org.au

Research and Advocacy Centres

The Social Justice Project (SJP) based at UNSW Law.undertakes research, writing and advocacy on a range of issues affecting social justice in Australia and overseas, including: social welfare and social development; economic development and taxation; and governance and civil society. The Project also develops and coordinates joint activities on social justice issues with other centres, staff and students at the University and contributes to teaching at UNSW :aw and elsewhere on subjects relating to social justice.

Phone: 9385-2850; Email: sjp@unsw.edu.au