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Legal Aid Commission of Tasmania

Legal Advice, Representation and
Community Education for all Tasmanians


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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQS)

Referral List

Legal eGuide


Civil Disbursement Fund



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The Latest at Legal Aid

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What is the Latest?

Annual Report 2013 - 2014 PDF - 2.1 mb PDF file (52 pages).

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

Applying for Legal Aid?

Survey for New Website and Social Media

We are in the process of designing a new website and are focusing on improving our social media presence.
To make sure we help the Community in the best possible way, could you please help us by completing this short survey.

LACT New Website and Social Media Survey

The Law and You

The Law and You is a series of ten short videos which look at areas of law that clients commonly ask us about.

Legal eGuide

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

Referral List

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.

Fees Payable to Lawyers

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

Bushfire Legal Issues

Page Last Revised: Wednesday, January 07, 2015

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