ANTaR welcomes the reversal of funding cuts to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Services

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander rights advocacy organisation ANTaR today welcomed the reversal of funding cuts to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Services (ATSILS) and called for longer term certainty for the vital sector. Following the announcement today by Attorney General George Brandis that $11.5 million would be restored to the ATSILS over two years, National Director Andrew Meehan said that the announcement would be a relief to the many services, employees , and clients of ATSILS .

Read our media release here.

 

Author: 
jane
Issues: Justice