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Health justice landscape: December 2023 snapshot

There are 129 health justice services currently operating across Australia in which legal help is provided in healthcare settings and teams. These services include both formal health justice partnerships and outreach, integrated or hub services that combine legal assistance and healthcare.

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Health settings

  • 52 services are present in hospitals
  • 31 in community settings
  • 38 in primary health settings (other than Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander health services)

Legal partners

  • 35 partnerships involve legal aid commissions
  • 98 involve generalist or specialist community legal centres
  • 5 involve other types of legal services.

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