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Monday 7th September 2015
Tasmanian Aboriginal Legal Service
Client Satisfaction Survey to end June 2015
One hundred client satisfaction survey forms were obtained from clients of the Tasmanian Aboriginal Legal Aid Scheme. These surveys were designed to capture a snapshot of our performance for the year from all parts of the State and including both genders. Prisoners were included in the survey.
The demographic characteristics of the clients surveyed and the nature of the matters for which they obtained legal representation are shown in the following table:
Table 1: ...
Reminder to clients of Aboriginal Legal Aid in Tasmania that they need to contact their lawyer at Beeton & Mansell to arrange transfer of their case to another legal aid service. This is because the Abbott government gave Aboriginal legal aid funding to the Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service instead of to the Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre which had operated the service for over 40 years. TAC will continue to assist community members in whatever way we can. Please contact your lawyer or ...
The Federal Government has stripped funding from the Tasmanian Aboriginal Legal Service - with those monies headed for the Victorian service. Tasmania was the only state to feel the axe in such a fashion - prompting a defiant backlash from Aboriginal Tasmanians. NITV News Video Journalist Kris Flanders has more.