About our research

Helping to build a better justice system through data and empirical evidence

Research at VLF focuses on the legal and related needs of Victorians, and over time, will make a significant contribution to the Victorian justice system.

Our research is guided by five principles


We undertake useful research to support improved civil legal services for Victorians.


We use sound methodologies and rely on clear evidence for any conclusions.


We work in a collaborative way with the legal sector, civil society and others in the interests of access to justice for Victorians.


We make our reports publicly available and engage with the sector on research activity.


We maintain our independence.

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