Robot Lawyers is a free service for people pleading guilty to minor traffic or criminal charges and who cannot afford a lawyer or access legal services at court.
Robot Lawyers acts as a client’s virtual assistant and assists them in telling their story clearly, in a stressful court setting.
During the development of Robot Lawyers we had a number of discussions with those working in the community sector. The feedback indicated that the service would be very useful in the CLC setting, particularly where CLCs don’t have the resources to represent clients in court for minor driving and criminal charges. It was said that the Robot Lawyers questionnaire could be filled out with the client, while present at the CLC, then emailed and printed at the CLC. This will overcome some of the limitations inherent in a process like Robot Lawyers (i.e. the need for internet access and a printer).
TASC is excited to announce it has opened a new hotline clinic, Reach Out, dedicated to providing legal support to men with family law and domestic violence matters!
Do you know a client or community member having trouble accessing legal advice or information? The new free hotline has been established to provide free legal advice and information in relation to:
• Family law – mediation, parenting plans or orders and court process;
• Domestic violence orders – making an application for a DV order or responding to a DV order
Once we have conducted a conflict check, the client will get a free 1 hour phone appointment with one of our lawyers.
Hotline appointment times:
When: Every Tuesday
Phone number: 1800 948 145 (free call)
Time: 9:00am – 1:00pm
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)
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
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