Injection of funds from ALP and Greens welcomed – Government needs to match promise

June 20, 2016

CLC Tas today welcomed the Australian Labour Party’s election commitment of $870,000 for three community legal centres in Tasmania’s south – Hobart Community Legal Service, Tenants’ Union of Tasmania and the Women’s Legal Service. The commitment comes several days after the ALP committed to restoring funding to Environmental Defenders Offices across Australia and the Australian Greens committed to fund the legal assistance sector in accordance with the Productivity Commission’s recommendations. Our media release welcoming the commitments is attached here