takayna Victory – Four Wheel-Drive Tracks remain closed

takayna Victory! Four Wheel-Drive Tracks remain closed See: APPEAL DETAILS March 1st 2016. Federal Court decision prevents 4WD access to three tracks south of Sandy Cape, in the Arthur Pieman Conservation Area, and in the coastal strip declared as National Heritage, under the name 'Western Tasmania Aboriginal Cultural Landscape (WTACL). Full Judgement Here (Word doc in top left of webpage): Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre Incorporated v Secretary, Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment (No 2) [2016] FCA 168 and Environmental Defenders Office (EDO) Summary: Protecting indigenous heritage ... Read more

New Legal Service Abandons Aborigines

The Mercury: Letter to the Editor Monday 7th September 2015 Read more

And all the children came back

Talking Point: The Mercury, Friday 4th September 2015 Heather Sculthorpe says the last thing we need is another stolen generation, the Tasmanian Aboriginal community can look after its own kids. Click below to read the full article. And all the children came back Read more


After 42 years of delivering quality culturally appropriate legal assistance to the Aboriginal Community the Commonwealth Government has defunded the Tasmanian Aboriginal Legal Service. The Tasmanian Aboriginal Legal program has complied with all funding requirements in the history of the organisation.  We have never breached our compliance and have an impeccable financial record. You cannot duplicate or replicate a holistic community controlled service outside the community.  No other State, organisation nor agency would be able to administer culturally appropriate legal services to Aboriginal ... Read more

petition Federal Attorney General, Senator George Brandis^: Reinstate funding to the Aboriginal Legal Service in Tasmania

To show your support please sign the petition Read more
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