Legal Aid Commission of Tasmania

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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.

What is the Latest?

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

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 - 60 kb PDF file

Monthly Report on Applications Approved - Inhouse and Assigned - 65 kb PDF file

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, October 22, 2014

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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