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.
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.
Information about how to request a review of a refusal of aid and the steps involved in the review process.
Tasmanians are able to access financial aid for civil cases under the Civil Disbursement Fund scheme being run by Tasmania Legal Aid, where they have a private lawyer acting for them.
Links to online resources including State and Commonwealth legislation, law journals, the Tasmanian Law hand book and a number of law libraries.