Walk for Justice NSW 2023 

On Tuesday 16 May, we're walking for justice!

Join us in the Walk for Justice NSW on Tuesday 16 May 2023 to celebrate the positive impact of pro bono legal work in helping to create a safer and more just society.

Donate to our charity partners, the National Justice Project and the Refugee Advice & Casework Service – or sponsor an organisation team that you know!

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What is Walk for Justice NSW?
Walk for Justice is a community event held on National Pro Bono Day, which is the Tuesday of National Law Week. Members and supporters of the legal community walk together in a public celebration of the positive impact of pro bono legal work.

How do I get involved?

On Tuesday 16 May: Join NSW law firms, their teams and members of the public in the Walk for Justice in Sydney.
Event details here

Leading up to Tuesday 16 May:
Help power NJP and RACS by making a direct donation or sponsoring an organisation team. Donations $2 and over are tax-deductible.

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Want to make a personal donation? Donate now to our charity partners, the National Justice Project and the Refugee Advice & Casework Service, as they fight for the rights of refugees and asylum seekers.
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Join the Walk for Justice NSW 2023

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Tuesday 16 May 2023
12.30pm – 1.30pm

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12.30pm Meet and gather at Queens Square just near the Supreme Court of NSW

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12.45pm We hear speeches

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1.00pm–1.30pm We Walk for Justice together

Our charity partners | Fighting for refugee justice

The National Justice Project (NJP) is a pro bono legal service fearlessly fighting injustice. Through strategic legal action and advocacy, we work to hold the government to account for its mistreatment of refugees and asylum seekers and to end the torturous conditions of offshore detention.

Refugee Advice & Casework Service (RACS) is a Community Legal Centre uniquely focused and wholly dedicated to providing free legal service to refugees, people seeking asylum the displaced and stateless. It advocates for and with people seeking asylum and refugees, calling on legislative change to abolish unfair and inhumane policies.

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Frequently asked questions

How do I get involved in the Walk for Justice NSW 2023?

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Who can join the Walk for Justice NSW on Tuesday 16 May?

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Everybody! All members of the community are welcome.

By joining the Walk for Justice NSW 2023 on Tuesday 16 May, you'll be walking alongside passionate legal practitioners and members of the legal community who support the positive impact of pro bono legal work.

Why is there a Walk for Justice NSW?
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Walk for Justice NSW is part of National Law Week, an annual event raising awareness and celebrating efforts to increase access to justice for people in Australia.

National Pro Bono Day, which always falls on the Tuesday of National Law Week, specifically celebrates the positive impact of pro bono legal work in the country.

Walk for Justice NSW, and other state-by-state Walk for Justice events, take place on National Pro Bono Day.

I'm in NSW but not Sydney – can I still participate?

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Of course. We encourage supporters of pro bono legal work all over the state (and country!) to mark National Pro Bono Day with a walk around your neighbourhood, workplace or wherever you are! 

Tag the National Justice Project and the Refugee Advice & Casework Service in your photos on social media and we'll share.

You can also participate by making a donation to the National Justice Project and the Refugee Advice & Casework Service here.

I'm not in NSW – can I still participate?

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If you're in the following states, be sure to join these Walk for Justice events!

Queensland Legal Walk | Tuesday 16 May

Law Access Walk for Justice in Western Australia | Monday 15 May 

Justice Net Walk for Justice in South Australia | Tuesday 16 May 

I'm a fundraiser for a legal firm – how do I start fundraising?

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Thank you for fundraising for our charity partners! You can fundraise as part of your organisation's team by sharing your organisation's fundraising page with your friends and family – and on socials media – inviting everyone to make a donation via the page. Please email lizzyk@justice.org.au for support. 

I'm not part of a participating law firm – can I still make my own fundraising team?

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Yes, you can! To make your own fundraising team, please email lizzyk@justice.org.au to get set up.

Part of a participating firm?
Download these resources to kickstart your fundraising.