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 high quality information about the law for all members of the community in NSW via the Find Legal Answers website, public libraries, and by working in partnership with key legal sector agencies.

The State Library has extensive legal resources. The Library's general reference staff can assist clients find and use these resources.

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. Since 2000 LIAC has been funded by the Public Purpose Fund (PPF) in partnership with the State Library and local government. The PPF is a fund established under the Legal Profession Act 2004 (NSW). The Trustees of the PPF have advised the State Library that LIAC will no longer receive PPF funding after 30 June 2014.

Important information about accessing legal information at the State Library after 27 June 2014.

You can find out more about LIAC by reading our annual reports.

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