Ursula Malone reports for ABC News:
“Justice Diana Bryant said access to legal aid was already a problem in the Family Court, and she was worried about the impact of a further $15 million in Commonwealth funding cuts outlined in the budget.”
In a wide ranging interview, Justice Bryant highlighted particular problems with domestic violence cases, where unrepresented victims may have no choice but to represent themselves, and cross examine the person accused of the violence. She said this can lead to people giving up, or to severely compromised evidence, describing it as a “national disgrace” and a “significant injustice”.Back to News
The closest train stations are Town Hall, taking the Park Street exit, or St James Station, taking the Elizabeth Street exit. John R Quinn & Co. is on the corner of Park and Elizabeth.
Best parking is in the Domain parking station. Take the moving footway and cross Hyde Park to reach our offices.