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Community Legal Centres

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Legal Assistance Welcome, Policy Re-think Needed

The announcement that funding will be made available for Legal Aid in tomorrow’s State Budget is welcome.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  11 Nov 2020

Homeless Man

Fair Approach to Fines Needed

The Tasmanian Greens support calls from Community Legal Centres for Tasmania to change the way fines are structured.

Dr 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.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  1 Aug 2017

Justice, Scales and Gavel

Environmental Defenders Office Ignored Again

The EDO was denied funding by the Commonwealth Government and was still overlooked by the State Liberals.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  7 Jun 2016

Economy, Finance, Calculator, Pen and Graph

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

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

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

Law Books

Community Legal Centres Funding

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

Money, Australian Dollars, Notes

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

Justice, Scales and Gavel

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