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The Grata Fund have produced a new report discussing how COVID-19 has forced Australian courts into various stages of closure and adoption of new technologies. While these changes have created some issues, they have also seen technological adaptations that without a pandemic could have taken years, heralding new opportunities and new risks for access to justice.
The Australian Global Pro Bono Network is hosting a webinar on Thursday 11 June to discuss how the COVID-19 crisis has amplified our desire to support others in need. Join the Centre’s CEO to discuss the changing role of corporate pro bono and the opportunity to scale efforts post-COVID to tap into employee desire to use their skills for impact.
The Lawyers Weekly podcast featured the Australian Pro Bono Centre's CEO Gabriela Christian-Hare to discuss how Australian lawyers compare to the rest of the world in the number of pro bono hours undertaken and the crucial factors to the success of a firms pro bono program.