ALRI (Australian Legal Resources International)

PO Box A 975
Sydney South
NSW 1235
Phone: (61 2) 9368 2904
Fax: (61 2) 9368 2902
Internet Address:
Contact: Mr Peter Walford, Chief Executive
Officers: President: The Hon. Justice Marcus Einfeld AO
Vice President: Mr Peter Short
Secretary: Mr David Bitel
Affiliation(s): Information not available.
Overseas Offices: Jakarta
Geographical Area: See below.
General Description:

Australian Legal Resources International (ALRI) is an Australian non-profit, non-government organisation dedicated to the support of democracy, human rights, and the rule of law in developing countries. ALRI members include judges, lawyers, accountants, architects, civil servants and other professionals.

ALRI has a range of capacity building and institutional strengthening programs in Africa, Eastern Europe, South Asia, Indo-China, and the Middle East, the Pacific and the West Indies.

Project Description:

ALRI donates hard copies of legal libraries and computerised legal information retrieval systems to various institutions in developing countries. ALRI has also donated books institutions in Africa, the Middle East, Asia, the Caribbean, Central Asia, SE Asia, and the Pacific, including:

  • Supreme Court of Gambia (Gambia)
  • Public Law Institute (Kenya)
  • Malawi Law Commission (Malawi)
  • Southern African Legal Education Assistance Foundation of Macquarie Law School (South Africa)
  • Legal Resources Foundation (Zimbabwe)
  • Dhaka Bar Association (Bangladesh)
  • Supreme Court (Bangladesh)
  • Burma Lawyers Council (Burma)
  • Cambodian Defenders Project (Cambodia)
  • The Legal Aid Institute (Indonesia)
  • Law Society of Vietnam (Vietnam)
  • Supreme Court Library (Barbados)
  • High Court (Dominica)
  • Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (St Lucia)
  • Police Prosecutors (St Lucia)
  • Baluchistan High Court Library (Baluchistan)
  • University of Sarajevo (Bosnia)
  • Applied Research Centre, Jerusalem (Israel)
  • Birzeit University (Palestinian Territories)
  • Independent Palestinian Commission for Human Rights (Palestinian Territories)
  • Palestinian Human Rights Centre (Palestinian Territories)
  • Palestinian Ministry of Justice (Palestinian Territories)
  • Palestinian National Authority (Palestinian Territories)
  • Fiji Supreme Court (Fiji)
  • Individual and Community Rights Access Forum (Papua New Guinea)
  • Faculty of Shari'ah Law, Maldives College of Higher Education (Maldives)

Materials offered: Legal Materials

Donation Sources: Australasian legal community

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