Legal Aid Schemes and Services Approval 2013

Family Law (Fee) Regulation 2012, Federal Magistrates and Federal Court Regulations 2012, High Court of Australia (Fees) Regulations 2012

I, NICOLA ROXON, Attorney-General, acting under paragraph 2.04(1)(a)(ii) of the Family Law (Fee) Regulation 2012, paragraph 2.05(1)(a)(ii) of the Federal Court and Federal Magistrates Regulation 2012 and paragraph 11(1)(a)(ii) of the High Court of Australia (Fees) Regulation 2012:

(a) revoke the Approval of legal aid schemes and services made on 28 October 2010; and

(b) approve the legal aid schemes and services mentioned in Schedule 1 for each of those paragraphs.

This Approval commences on 2 January 2013.




Schedule 1 Approved legal aid schemes and services

Part 1 New South Wales

Item Legal aid scheme or service
101 Arts Law Centre of Australia
102 Aboriginal Legal Service (NSW/ACT) Limited
103 Australian Centre for Disability Law
104 Central Coast Community Legal Centre
105 Consumer Credit Legal Centre NSW Inc
106 Court Support Scheme
107 Domestic Violence Advocacy Service
108 Environmental Defenders Office Ltd
109 Far West Community Legal Centre Incorporated – Warra Warra Legal Service
110 Gurehlgam Corporation Limited
111 Hawkesbury Nepean Community Legal Centre Incorporated
112 HIV/AIDS Legal Centre Incorporated
113 Hunter Community Legal Centre Inc
114 Illawarra Legal Centre Inc
115 Immigration Advice and Rights Centre Inc
116 Inner City Legal Centre
117 Intellectual Disability Rights Service Incorporated
118 Kingsford Legal Centre
119 Macarthur Legal Centre Incorporated
120 Macquarie Legal Centre Inc
121 Marrickville Legal Centre
122 Mid North Coast Community Legal Centre
123 Mt Druitt & Area Community Legal Centre Incorporated
124 National Children’s and Youth Law Centre
125 Northern Rivers Community Legal Centre Inc
126 North & North West Community Legal Service Inc
127 Public Interest Advocacy Centre Inc
128 Redfern Legal Centre Ltd
129 Refugee Advice and Casework Service (Australia) Incorporated
130 Shoalcoast Community Legal Centre Incorporated
131 Shopfront Youth Legal Centre
132 South West Sydney Legal Centre Inc
133 Tenants Union of NSW
134 The Aged-Care Rights Service Incorporated
135 The Elizabeth Evatt Community Legal Centre Incorporated
136 The Youth and Enterprise Legal Centre
137 The University of Newcastle Legal Centre (UNLC)
138 Thiyama-li Family Violence Service Incorporated
139 Welfare Rights Centre Ltd
140 Western NSW Community Legal Centre Inc
141 Wirringa Baiya Aboriginal Women’s Legal Centre
142 Women’s Legal Services (NSW)
143 Yoorana Gunya Family Violence Healing Centre Aboriginal Corporation — Binaal Billa Family Violence Prevention Legal Service

Part 2 Victoria

Item Legal aid scheme or service
201 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Corporation Family Violence Prevention and Legal Service (Victoria)
202 Barwon Community Legal Service Inc
203 Brimbank Melton Community Legal Centre — Community West Inc
204 Broadmeadows Community Legal Service Inc
205 Casey Cardinia Community Legal Service Inc
206 Central Highlands Community Legal Centre
207 Consumer Action Law Centre
208 Darebin Community Legal Centre Inc
209 Disability Discrimination Legal Service Inc
210 Eastern Community Legal Centre Inc
211 Emma House
212 Environment Defenders Office (Victoria) Ltd
213 Family Law Legal Service Inc
214 Fitzroy Legal Service
215 Flemington and Kensington Community Legal Centre Inc
216 Footscray Community Legal Centre Inc
217 Gippsland Community Legal Service
218 Homeless Persons’ Legal Clinic — PILCH
219 Hume Riverina Community Legal Service
220 inTouch Multicultural Centre Against Family Violence
221 Job Watch
222 Loddon Campaspe Community Legal Centre
223 Mental Health Legal Centre Inc
224 Monash Oakleigh Legal Service Incorporated
225 Moonee Valley Legal Service
226 Moreland Community Legal Centre Inc
227 Murray Mallee Community Legal Service
228 North Melbourne Legal Service Inc
229 Peninsula Community Legal Centre Inc
230 Refugee & Immigration Legal Centre Inc
231 Senior Rights Victoria
232 Social Security Rights Victoria
233 Springvale Community Aid and Advice Bureau Incorporated
234 Springvale Monash Legal Service Inc
235 St Kilda Legal Service Co-op Ltd
236 Tenants Union of Victoria Limited
237 Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service Co-operative Ltd
238 Western Suburbs Legal Services
239 West Heidelberg Community Legal Service Incorporated
240 Whittlesea Community Legal Service — Whittlesea Community Connections Inc
241 Women’s Legal Service Victoria
242 Wyndham Legal Service Inc
243 Youthlaw —Young People’s Legal Rights Centre Inc

Part 3 Queensland

Item Legal aid scheme or service
301 Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Legal Service (Qld) Ltd
302 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women’s Legal and Advocacy Service
303 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women’s Legal Services NQ Inc
304 Banana Shire Community Legal Centre
305 Bayside Community Legal Service Inc
306 Cairns Community Legal Centre Inc
307 Care Goondiwindi Association Inc.
308 Carers Queensland Inc
309 Caxton Legal Centre Inc
310 Centacare
311 Central Queensland Community Legal Centre Inc
312 Citizens Advice Bureau & Gold Coast Legal Service Inc
313 Court Network Inc
314 DV Connect Ltd
315 Environmental Defenders Office Qld Inc
316 Environmental Defenders Office of Northern Queensland Inc
317 Gladstone Community Advisory Service
318 ILS Qld Limited
319 Ipswich Community Legal Centre
320 Mackay Regional Community Legal Centre Inc
321 Maranoa Regional Council — Maruma-Li Mari Outreach Service
322 Moreton Bay Regional Community Legal Service Inc
323 North Queensland Women’s Legal Service Inc
324 Nundah Community Legal Centre Inc
325 Pine Rivers Community Legal Service
326 Prisoners’ Legal Service Inc
327 Queensland Advocacy Inc
328 Queensland Aged and Disability Advocacy Inc
329 Queensland Indigenous Family Violence Legal Service Aboriginal Corporation
330 Queensland Public Interest Law Clearing House Incorporated
331 Refugee and Immigration Legal Service Inc
332 Roma Community Legal Service Inc
333 South West Brisbane Community Legal Centre Inc
334 Suncoast Community Legal Service Inc
335 Taylor Street Community Legal Centre
336 Tenants’ Union of Queensland Inc
337 The Advocacy and Support Centre Inc — Toowoomba Community Legal Service Inc
338 The Women’s Legal Service Inc
339 Youth and Family Service
340 Welfare Rights Centre Inc
341 Western Queensland Justice Network
342 Youth Advocacy Centre Inc

Part 4 Western Australia

Item Legal aid scheme or service
401 Aboriginal Legal Service of WA (Inc)
402 Albany Community Legal Centre Inc
403 Bunbury Community Legal Centre Inc
404 Centre for Advocacy, Support and Education for Refugees Inc
405 Citizens Advice Bureau of WA Inc
406 Consumer Credit Legal Service (WA) Inc
407 Environmental Defender’s Office WA (Inc)
408 Fremantle Community Legal Centre
409 Geraldton Resource Centre Inc
410 Goldfields Community Legal Centre Inc
411 Gosnells Community Legal Centre (Inc)
412 Joondalup Community Legal Centre
413 Kimberley Community Legal Services Inc
414 Marninwarntikura Fitzroy Women’s Resource Centre (Aboriginal Corporation) – Fitzroy Crossing Family Violence Prevention Legal Unit
415 Mental Health Law Centre (WA) Inc
416 Ngaanyatjarra Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Women’s Council
417 Northern Suburbs Community Legal Centre Inc
418 Peel Community Legal Services Incorporated
419 Pilbara Community Legal Service Incorporated
420 Southern Aboriginal Corporation – Albany Family Violence Prevention Legal Service
421 Southern Communities Advocacy Legal & Education Service Inc
422 Street Law Centre WA Incorporated
423 Sussex Street Community Law Service
424 Tenants Advice Service (Inc)
425 Welfare Rights and Advocacy Service
426 Western Australian Family Violence Prevention Legal Service Aboriginal Corporation
427 Wheatbelt Community Legal Centre
428 Women’s Law Centre
429 Youth Legal Service

Part 5 South Australia

Item Legal aid scheme or service
501 Aboriginal Legal Rights Movement Inc
502 Central Community Legal Service
503 Environmental Defender’s Office (SA) Inc
504 Family Violence Legal Service Aboriginal Corporation (SA)
505 Ngaanyatjarra Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Women’s Council
506 Northern Community Legal Service Inc
507 Riverland Community Legal Service Incorporated
508 South East Community Legal Service Inc
509 Southern Community Justice Centre Inc
510 Welfare Rights Centre SA Inc
511 WestSide Community Lawyers Inc
512 Wirraka Maya Health Service Aboriginal Corporation
513 Women’s Legal Service SA Inc

Part 6 Tasmania

Item Legal aid scheme or service
601 Environmental Defenders Office (Tasmania) Inc
602 Hobart Community Legal Service
603 Launceston Community Legal Centre Inc
604 North West Community Legal Centre Inc
605 Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre Inc
606 Tenants Union of Tasmania Inc
607 Womens Legal Service (Tasmania) Inc

Part 7 Australian Capital Territory

Item Legal aid scheme or service
701 Environmental Defenders Office (ACT) Inc
702 Street Law
703 Welfare Rights & Legal Centre Ltd
704 Women’s Legal Centre ACT & Region Inc

Part 8 Northern Territory

Item Legal aid scheme or service
801 Aboriginal Women’s Outreach Unit
802 Central Australian Aboriginal Family Legal Unit Aboriginal Corporation
803 Central Australian Aboriginal Legal Aid Service Inc
804 Central Australian Womens Legal Services Inc
805 Darwin Community Legal Service Inc
806 Environmental Defenders Office NT Inc
807 Katherine Aboriginal Families’ Support Unit
808 Katherine Women’s Information & Legal Service
809 Ngaanyatjarra Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Women’s Council Aboriginal Corporation
810 North Australian Aboriginal Family Violence Legal Service Aboriginal Corporation
811 North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency Ltd
812 Top End Womens Legal Service Inc

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