Big changes needed to improve access to justice

By David Biles
Updated April 23 2018 - 9:11pm, first published February 24 2014 - 3:00am

An article in The Canberra Times in late January captured my attention by hinting that an expanded role for judges could improve the quality of justice and also reduce costs. The article provided a summary of a submission made by the ACT Legal Aid Commission to an inquiry being conducted by the Productivity Commission into access to justice.