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Tuesday, 4 May 1993
Page: 60

(Question No. 2267)


Senator Walsh asked the Minister representing the Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs, upon notice, on 15 September 1992:

  Have there been examples where individual Aboriginals have been unable to obtain funding from the Aboriginal Legal Service in cases where they have been charged with an offence or offences; if so, has lack of funding been cited as a reason.


Senator Collins —The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission has provided the Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs with the following answer to the honourable senator's question.

  Yes.

  Yes.