Victoria Legal Aid, Means Test Review, Options Paper – submission

Consumer Action has made a submission to the Victoria Legal Aid (VLA) Means Test Review. The submission strongly supports the introduction of a public interest exemption to the VLA means test.

To be effective in supporting public interest litigation, the submission argues that this should be accompanied by a review of VLA’s guideline on public interest and strategic litigation as well as a willingness to provide an indemnity for a legally assisted person’s costs.

Read the full submission here [PDF]

170613 Submission VLA means test consultation FINAL
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