Legal Information Access Centre (LIAC)


The Legal Information Access Centre (LIAC) is a specialist information service of the State Library of NSW. It provides access to information about the law for all members of the community in NSW.

LIAC specialist staff help clients to access the extensive legal resources of the State Library. Staff are available in the Legal Information Access Centre from 10am to 5pm, Monday to Friday. How to get to LIAC.

LIAC also provides access to legal information throughout the NSW community by coordinating the Find Legal Answers service. This service is available through NSW public libraries and online.

LIAC publishes Hot Topics, a series of plain language booklets on recent developments in
the law. Four issues are published each year. Hot Topics are distributed free to all NSW public
libraries, Legal Aid offices and community legal centres.

The Legal Information Access Centre (LIAC) was established in 1990 by an Agreement
between the Law & Justice Foundation of NSW and the State Library of New South Wales to
provide access to information about the law for the NSW community. LIAC is jointly funded by the State Library and the Public Purpose Fund. Public libraries in NSW work collaboratively with LIAC and make a significant financial contribution to state-wide delivery of the Find Legal Answers service.

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