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Aboriginal Client Service Specialists (ACSS) Program



The Aboriginal Client Service Specialist (ACSS) Program aims to improve the quality of court-related services for Indigenous victims, court users and their families. ACSS roles can vary slightly by location in response to local circumstances. ACSS are based within the local court in the communities where they are located. The objectives of the program are to: 

In addition to front-line client service, ACSS also facilitate community education sessions and provide outreach services that take the court services to a community setting and allow clients to access support within their own communities, rather than in the court.

Adapted from New South Wales Department of Justice and Attorney General


Department of Justice, New South Wales
Parramatta Justice Precinct
160 Marsden Street
Locked Bag 5111
Parramatta NSW 2124
Ph: (02) 8688 7777
Fax: (02) 8688 7980

Evaluated publications

RPR Consulting (2005)

Review of the Aboriginal Client Services Specialist Program final report.

Sydney: NSW Attorney General’s Department


Last updated: 26 July 2017
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