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Legal Aid Commission of Tasmania

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Community Education for all Tasmanians


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Review of Legal Aid Decisions - information about the way in which legal aid decisions can be reviewed.


Below the belt: sex, selfies, cyberbullying is a free Android phone app to educate young people about laws on sex and consent, sexting and cyberbullying.

Annual Report 2012 - 2013 - a html publication. Select this version to view the 2012 - 2013 report online.

Annual Report 2012 - 2013 PDF - 4.5 mb PDF file (63 pages). To get a copy or to print the full report download this PDF version.

Monthly Report on Applications - Received, Approved, Refused - 350 kb PDF file

Monthly Report on Applications Approved - Inhouse and Assigned - 300 kb PDF file

What's the law? is a resource for teaching new arrivals about Australian law. It is a tool to use in ESL classes or community settings and has tips on how to deal with legal questions that might come up.


The Commission maintains comprehensive information on general legal topics. This section of our site is called the Legal eGuide.


The Referral List is an online database of legal and non-legal organisations and support services that you can browse or search.


The Factsheets have been written for the Tasmanian public and cover matters which we regularly receive queries about. They are intended as an introduction to a topic and include links to the relevant legislation.


For the latest fees see Scale of Fees for Practitioners and In Globo Fees for Grants of Aid.

Page Last Revised: Monday, December 23, 2013

The information contained on this page is not legal advice. If you have a legal problem you should talk to a lawyer before making a decision about what to do. The information on this page is written for people resident in, or affected by, the laws of Tasmania, Australia only.

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