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 […]
Catgeory: Media Releases
Three United Nations Special Rapporteurs have called on the Tasmanian Government to withdraw its proposed anti-protest laws. Late yesterday, David Kaye UN Special Rapporteur on the freedom of opinion and expression spoke to ABC presenter Louise Saunders. A copy of his interview is available here. A copy of the Special Rapporteur’s statement to the Tasmanian […]
Community Legal Centres Tasmania and a coalition of community groups have today written to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights outlining their concerns at the proposed introduction of the Workplaces (Protection from Protesters) Bill 2014.The letter is attached here along with a media release here
CLC Tas prepared a submission to the Productivity Commission’s ‘Access to Justice’ Inquiry and gave evidence at the Public Hearings held in Hobart on 13 June 2014. A copy of the submission is available in pdf and in word
Community Legal Centres Tasmania is calling on the Liberals to reconsider their policy of phasing out suspended sentences on the grounds that it will increase prison numbers, may increase crime and is not supported by the Tasmanian Law Reform Institute. On Friday 31st January 2014 the following Media Release was sent out.