The National Association of Community Legal Centres (NACLC) is established for the public charitable purposes of assisting disadvantaged and marginalised people in the Australian community obtain access to legal services by, including but not limited to:
- supporting and assisting community legal centres to provide these services;
- providing a national forum for community legal centres;
- developing and coordinating national community legal centres policy; and
- advancing the interests of community legal centres within Australia.
The Association’s governing body, the Management Committee, meets throughout the year. It comprises state and territory representatives and elected office holders.