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Community Legal Centres

Fair Approach to Fines Needed

The Tasmanian Greens support calls from Community Legal Centres (CLCs) Tasmania to change the way fines are structured in order to ensure Tasmanians on low incomes are not going without food, clothing and shelter in order to pay their...

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  31 Oct 2017

Greens Call for Rethink on Drug Policy

Following yesterday’s release of the Community Legal Centres’ Report into drug treatment and law reform, the Greens are calling for a drug law reform package

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  1 Aug 2017

Environmental Defenders Office Ignored Again

Attorney General, Vanessa Goodwin, was happy to talk up picking up the slack of their Federal colleagues when it comes to funding to community legal centres, but refused to consider the Environmental Defenders Office.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  7 Jun 2016

Federal Budget 2016: Premier Says Eslake, TasCOSS, Anglicare Are Wrong

Economist Saul Eslake agrees that Tuesday's budget contains little for Tasmania, and the Tasmanian Council of Social Services and Anglicare have given the federal budget a big thumbs down.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  5 May 2016

Community Legal Centres Funding

Yesterday the Treasurer said, 'We will step in and make certain community legal centres are funded at the same level so they can provide the services that they need'.

Nick Mckim  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  4 Jun 2015

Fund Community Legal Centres

The onus is now on the Tasmanian Liberal Government to fund Tasmania’s Community Legal Centres in light of funding cuts in the Federal budget.

Nick Mckim  |  Media Release  |  27 May 2014

Support Community Access to Courts

Community Legal Centres are not only facing horrendous budget cuts, but also attempts by the Liberal party to prevent them advocating for policy and law reform.

Nick Mckim  |  Media Release  |  19 May 2014