Victoria Law Foundation

Understanding how people see, and engage with the law

The Public Understanding of Law Survey (PULS) is a Victoria-wide survey which seeks to understand how people see, understand and respond to everyday legal problems, and the extent to which they have the capability to resolve problems effectively.

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Funding to build data capability and research skills

Knowledge Grant applications are now open to community legal centres and not-for-profit community organisations which provide a dedicated legal service.

We offer up to $50,000 to improve data capability and research skills to better understand and respond to community need.

Learn more about Knowledge Grants

A conversation with Chief Justice Anne Ferguson

Catch-up on our informal discussion with Chief Justice Ferguson reflecting on her experiences, priorities and thoughts on the future.

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Our latest research

The Public Understanding of Law Survey (PULS) Annotated Questionnaire

This document sets out the full text and routing of the PULS questionnaire, along with commentary on the theoretical background to questions, rationale for their inclusion, details of technical development, references to relevant past studies, as well as PULS showcards.

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