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Commonwealth Guidelines for Legal Financial Assistance 2012: Addendum to support the inquiries of the National Commissioner for Defence and Veteran Suicide Prevention
This addendum modifies the operation of the Guidelines with regard to applications for legal financial assistance associated with the inquiries of the National Commissioner for Defence and Veteran Suicide Prevention (the National Commissioner).
OLSC compliance statistics 2018-19 financial year
In support of its role in monitoring compliance with the Legal Services Directions 2017, OLSC publishes statistical information about non-compliance. This document includes compliance statistics for the 2018-19 financial year.
Industry Consultation on Financial Products and the Personal Property Securities Act
We are seeking views of industry experts on the provisions in the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 regarding financial property and intermediated securities.
Guide to Managing Sunsetting of Legislative Instruments
The Guide to Managing Sunsetting of Legislative Instruments provides a detailed overview of the sunsetting regime as well as templates to apply for thematic review and exemptions.
Legal services providers’ Pro Bono Work template
Legal services providers (LSPs) should use this template to upload the Pro Bono Work Report to the online portal.
Legal services providers’ Value Add Services template
This template is for legal services providers (LSPs) to upload their Value Add Services Reports to the online Portal.
Guidance for populating and uploading Pro Bono Work and Value Add Services reports
This guide assists legal services providers (LSPs) on the Whole of Australian Government Legal Services Panel to complete and upload the Pro Bono Work and Value Add Services Reports to the online Portal.
Guidance for populating and uploading quarterly expenditure reports
Whole of Australian Government Legal Services Panel guide to assist Legal Services Providers (LSPs) complete quarterly expenditure reporting under the Head Agreement.
National Legal Assistance Partnership Agreement
AGD administer the NLAP, which is the primary national legal assistance funding agreement with the states and territories. Our stakeholders, which include individual providers in the legal assistance sector, must be able to obtain an up-to-date copy of the NLAP, as it has been amended since 1 July 2020.
Review of the National Partnership Agreement on Legal Assistance Services 2015-2020
The final report of the review of the National Partnership Agreement on Legal Assistance Services 2015-2020 (the NPA) was delivered in December 2018.
The National Legal Assistance Partnership 2020-25 - Fact Sheet
The National Legal Assistance Partnership builds on the current trajectory of reform for Commonwealth legal assistance under the National Partnership Agreement and recommendations from the 2018 reviews of the NPA and Indigenous Legal Assistance Program.
National Strategic Framework for Legal Assistance - 1 July 2020 to 30 June 2025
The National Strategic Framework for Legal Assistance provides the policy framework for all government legal assistance funding. This includes an overarching objective and aspirational principles to guide legal assistance policy development, service delivery and sector planning.
Commonwealth Legal Financial Assistance Schemes - Assessment of costs
This document applies to the assessment of costs relating to Commonwealth Legal Financial Assistance grants and is used to determine whether costs claimed under grants of financial assistance are reasonable.
Reporting of legal services expenditure (for reporting period 2021-22)
Office of Legal Services Coordination - Guidance Note 8 - Entities are required to report on legal services expenditure to the Office of Legal Services Coordination (OLSC) within 60 days of the end of financial year using the approved reporting template.
Dispute Management Strategy
The overarching purpose of the department’s Dispute Management Strategy is to ensure we adopt a coordinated, consistent and effective approach to preventing and managing disputes through development of a Dispute Management Plan.
Commonwealth Legal Financial Assistance - Criminal History Check
Apply for and register your consent to a nationally coordinated criminal history check.
Application form – Overseas criminal matter
Apply for legal financial assistance with the cost of defending an overseas criminal matter involving the death penalty.
Australian Government Legal Service (AGLS) information sheet
Updated information for government lawyers on becoming a member of the Australian Government Legal Service (AGLS).
Summary of comments provided in response to AGLS discussion paper
In July 2019, the Australian Government Legal Service (AGLS) Transition Steering Committee circulated its discussion paper on the transition to the AGLS as part of its formal consultations with government lawyers. The results of this consultation will inform the Committee’s recommendations on the proposed governance structure for the AGLS.
Application form for legal financial assistance - Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability
The Australian Government is funding legal financial assistance to individuals and entities to assist with meeting the costs of legal representation and disbursements associated with engaging with the Royal Commission. The application form should be completed and emailed email@example.com with the required attachments.