Monthly Archives:: October 2014

Ex-Judge Pierre Slicer urges withdrawal of anti-protest Bill

October 29, 2014

Retired Supreme Court Judge Pierre Slicer today formed part of the CLC Tas delegation urging Legislative Council members to reject the Workplace (Protection from Protesters) Bill 2014. Amongst a large number of concerns, Pierre Slicer expressed his concern at the likely unintended consequences of the Bill and the harshness of mandatory sentencing. CLC Tas also […]

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Report calls for Reform of Public Trustee Fee Structure

October 13, 2014

As part of Anti-Poverty Week, Advocacy Tasmania Inc and Community Legal Centres Tasmania have released a report entitled The Public Trustee and a Fair and Proportionate Fee Structure for Represented Persons. The report finds that disability support pensioners subject to Guardianship and Administration Orders are charged 7.4% or $1476.45 of their pension in Public Trustee […]

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