The National Partnership Agreement (NPA) is one of the primary sources of CLC funding. The NPA requires a number of specific reports. This page provides an overview of the Performance Benchmark, as required by clause 18(c) of the NPA:
NPA 18 (c)
for community legal centres, 90% or more of total representation services are delivered to people experience financial disadvantage - to be achieved by each State in aggregate across all community legal centres in each six month period from 1 July 2017 onwards.
Purpose: Display the total number of representation services closed in the period, and the number and proportion of these services where the financial disadvantage indicator is recorded as yes.
Representation services are Dispute Resolution, Court/Tribunal and Other Representation combined.