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 December 2013 the following media release was sent out.