November 21, 2019
This morning nipaluna/Hobart’s Parliament Lawns played host to several concerned groups, including the Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre (TAC) and the Tasmanian Greens, filing a petition against new anti-protest laws proposed by the Liberal Government.
If passed these broad ranging laws would mean up to four years in jail for protesting and impose mandatory fines on protesters who are considered to have interfered with the operations of a business and fines of up to $10,000 per individual and $100,000 for a corporation.
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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 ...