Community legal services across Australia are critical in delivering legal support for community sectors that can’t afford private lawyers.

Centres are already turning back 200 thousand Australians each year because of major funding restraints.

This year, the peak body for community legal services has delivered its budget submission to the Federal government, asking for $125 million  boost to keep centres open.

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Produced By: Eduardo Jordan

Featured In Story: Tim Leach – CEO of Community Legal Services Australia , and

First aired on The Wire, Thursday 8th February 2024