TASC National Limited (TASC) is a not-for- profit organisation providing free advice and information for people who require legal, advocacy or social services assistance.
The Roma Community Legal Service provides initial consultation, advice and referrals in generalist legal matters, with a focus on Civil and Family Law, in addition to providing Legal and Advocacy support to clients with a disability facing the Criminal Justice System. The service provides access to qualified solicitors who can explain your legal rights and obligations, and outline various options and steps you can take to solve your legal problem.
Vulnerable and marginalised members of the community, subject to a general assessment and eligibility criteria and a conflict of interest check, are eligible for this service.
Our TASC Roma office also offers Disability Advocacy. The Disability Advocacy Service advocates for justice and equity in the lives of people with a disability. This is done by speaking, writing and acting for the individuals to ensure needs are being met and rights are upheld in the wider community. The service strives to empower and encourage individuals and communities to advance the interests of people with a disability and their families.
TASC National has been named as an Advocacy service that will assist people wishing to make a private submission to the Disability Royal Commission.
Our role is to (not exhaustive)
- Inform people about the Disability Royal Commission (DRC)
- Help people understand the purpose of the DRC
- Provide advice on issue/risks that may arise while engaging with the DRC
- Assist people who wish to participate in the DRC
- Refer people to supportive services where needed including legal and counselling.
Our geographical scope includes Cooloola, Gayndah-Mundubbera, Gympie, Gympie North, Gympie South, Kilkivan, Kingaroy, Kingaroy Region North, Kingaroy Region South, Monto-Eidsvold, Nanango, Darling Downs-Maranoa, Ipswich and Toowoomba.
Our role commences November 11, 2019.
If people are interested in learning more, they are welcome to contact us.
Toowoomba 07 4616 9700
Roma 07 4523 6600
TASC Roma located at 96 Arthur Street, Roma is open Monday to Thursday from 9:00am to 4:30pm and Friday 9:00am to 4:00pm. To enquire about our services or schedule an appointment phone on 07 4523 6600.
For general information please see
Website: TASC National
Facebook Page: TASC National