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Reminder – transfer any legal cases now

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 ... Read more

BROAD ABORIGINAL SUPPORT FOR PAT DODSON AND NOEL PEARSON STANCE ON CONSTITUTIONAL RECOGNITION

182 Charles Street, Launceston, Tasmania 7250 PRESS STATEMENT BROAD ABORIGINAL SUPPORT FOR PAT DODSON AND NOEL PEARSON STANCE ON CONSTITUTIONAL RECOGNITION Michael Mansell has welcomed the position taken by Aboriginal leaders Pat Dodson and Noel Pearson on constitutional recognition. Speaking from the Garma festival in Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory, Pat Dodson and Noel Pearson said they would inform the Prime Minister, Tony Abbott, that summits to enable Aboriginal people a say on recognition are vital steps in the process. Mr Mansell said, “Aboriginal ... Read more

TAC Requests State Government Intervention

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Save our Aboriginal Legal Service. Press statements at a community meeting in Hobart

Please listen to the video below relating to  our recent community meeting in Hobart . Read more

Interview with Hon Pierre Slicer QC AO on cuts to TAC Legal Service

Please listen to the Hon Pierre Slicer QC AO statements on cuts to TAC Legal Service Read more

Interview with Pat Turner on cuts to TAC Legal Service

Please listen to full interview with Pat Turner, Acting CEO on cuts to TAC Legal Service Read more

Tasmanian Aboriginal Legal Service Face Funding cuts: Green Left Weekly

Please click here to view: https://www.greenleft.org.au/node/59239 Read more

Save Our Legal Service

Please listen to full media coverage in relation to saving our legal service: Read more

interview with Lara Giddings on cuts to the TAC Legal Service

Please listen to full interview with Lara Giddings on cuts to the TAC Legal Service: Read more

Matthew Verney from the Tasmanian Law Society on cuts to the TAC Legal Service

Please listen to full interview with Matthew Verney from the Tasmanian Law Society on cuts to the TAC Legal Service:   Read more
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