Monthly Archives:: December 2013

CLC Tas concerned at slashing of EDO funding and impact on Access to Justice

December 18, 2013

CLC Tas is very concerned at the recent announcement by Treasurer Joe Hockey that $43.1 million would be cut from legal assistance services, including no ongoing funding of the Environmental Defenders Office from 1st July 2014. We urge the Federal Government to reinstate funding to the EDO and improve access to justice. On wednesday 18th […]

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Productivity Commission Submission on Access to Justice

December 2, 2013

Community Legal Centres Tasmania has joined with the peak community legal centres of every State and Territory in Australia to make a joint submission to the Productivity Commission’s Access to Justice Issues Paper released in September 2013. Our submission is attached here The Productivity Commission has been asked to make recommendations on improving access to […]

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