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Current Grant Opportunity View - GO2044

Royal Commissions and Inquiries Scheme - Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety

GO ID:
GO2044
Agency:
Attorney-General's Department
Close Date & Time:
26-Feb-2021 12:00 pm (ACT Local Time)
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Primary Category:
151004 - Legal Services
Publish Date:
19-Dec-2018
Location:
ACT, NSW, VIC, SA, WA, QLD, NT, TAS
Selection Process:
Demand Driven

Description:

The Attorney-General's Department may provide legal financial assistance for people engaging with the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety.

 

 

Eligibility:

Eligibility details are set out in the Commonwealth Guidelines for Legal Financial Assistance 2012: Addendum for the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety (found in the GO Documents).

Legal financial assistance may be provided to an entity, as defined below, for their reasonable legal representation and disbursement costs resulting from:

  • being called, or granted leave to appear, as a witness for the Royal Commission, or
  • being requested to attend, or attending an interview of the Royal Commission, or 
  • being requested to provide a written statement that will be used as evidence in the Royal Commission, and/or
  • complying with a notice to produced issued by the Royal Commission, and
  • where the entity, excluding an individual, would not be able to meet these costs without incurring serious financial hardship.

For the purposes of the addendum, 'entity' is as defined in Section 2.1 of the Commonwealth Guidelines for Legal Financial Assistance 2012 (in the GO Documents).

 

Total Amount Available (AUD):
$305,000.00
Instructions for Application Submission:

Applications can be submitted by downloading the application form from www.ag.gov.au and emailing a completed copy to finass@ag.gov.au with the required attachments.

The application for legal financial assitance is available in the GO Documents section.

If you cannot email your application, contact the Financial Assistance Section on 1800 117 995 between 8.30am–5.00pm, Monday to Friday.

Other Instructions:

This assistance is provided under the Commonwealth Guidelines for Legal Financial Assistance 2012 and the addendum for the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety which are available in the GO Documents section.

The Legal Financial Assistance Assessment of Costs applies to the Royal Commissions and Inquiries Scheme and is available in the GO Documents section.

Privacy


All applications for legal financial assistance are confidential, as explained in the Privacy - Legal Financial Assistance document, found in the GO Documents section.

 

 

Addenda Available: