For lawyers

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Legal aid guidelines

The guidelines for determining the granting of legal aid have been consolidated and re- organised into a number of parts. These parts reflect the steps involved in the grants process.

Applying for aid on behalf of a client

Lawyers apply for legal aid on behalf of their client. All applications are online and legal firms who do legal aid work need to be registered for electronic lodgement.

Reviewing refusals of aid

Information about how to request a review of a refusal of aid and the steps involved in the review process.

Civil disbursement fund

Tasmanians are able to access financial aid for civil cases under the Civil Disbursement Fund scheme being run by the Legal Aid Commission of Tasmania, where they have a private lawyer acting for them.

Referral list

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

Legal resources

Links to online resources including State and Commonwealth legislation, law journals, the Tasmanian Law hand book and a number of law libraries.