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TALS yarns with Noel Pearson

TALS welcomed Indigenous leader Noel Pearson to our Hobart office to yarn about the Voice.

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TALS welcomes the Commission of Inquiry's recommendations

The Tasmanian Aboriginal Legal Service warmly welcomes the Commission of Inquiry’s recommendations focused on improving services and support for Aboriginal people and communities in Tasmania.


TALS - Tasmanian and inclusive

TALS is a Tasmanian Aboriginal organisation, which is inclusive of all Aboriginal people and communities.


In support of raising the minimum age of criminal responsibility

TALS and Legal Aid Tasmania are opposed to the motion by Councillor Steve Kons, that if passed, would see the Burnie City Council advocating against the raising of the minimum age for criminal responsibility from 10 to 14.


TALS Statement on the Voice

The Board of the Tasmanian Aboriginal Legal Service support and advocate in favour of constitutional recognition of Aboriginal Australians, as the first peoples of these lands, seas skies and waterways


TALS gives evidence at prison inquiry

TALS appeared before the Legislative Council Sessional Committee for the Inquiry into Tasmanian Adult Imprisonment & Youth Detention Matters.

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North West Family Court

TALS urges the Federal and Family Court and the Tasmanian Government to find a solution to the ongoing Burnie courthouse saga.


Closing the Gap

TALS calls out the Tasmanian Government for failing to improve the health and welfare of Tasmanian Aboriginal people - with key Closing the Gap outcomes worsening in 2021-22.


First Nations people trapped by stacked system

The over-representation of Indigenous Australians in our prisons is shocking. Lee-Anne Carter, Community Engagement and Program Manager writes in response to the current inquiry into Tasmanian Adult Imprisonment and Youth Detention Matters,

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TALS participates in national campaign for increased funding support

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Services (ATSILS) around Australia are calling on the federal government to deliver a $250 million emergency support package to prevent imminent service freezes and unjust incarceration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

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Incarceration rates of Aboriginal people

TALS wants the Government to resource and fund community-led solutions to address the staggering increases in the imprisonment of Aboriginal people.

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Draft Youth Justice Blueprint

TALS calls on the State Government to release actions plans and implement a transparent consultation process