Ms PATTEN (Northern Metropolitan)
My adjournment matter is for the Treasurer, Tim Pallas, and the action I seek is for the government to fund a further four community legal hubs for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in Victoria.
In last year’s budget the government delivered $2.176 million for the Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service to develop two hubs for Aboriginal communities across Victoria.
While this funding was welcomed, it will not meet the demand.
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