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7. Means Test

7.2. What matters are means tested?

The Means Test is not applied to the following:

Criminal

  • criminal law advice and minor assistance services
  • first appearance bail applications in Local Court criminal duty matters
  • children in the Children's Court
  • Drug Court matters

Family

  • family law advice and minor assistance services
  • family law duty lawyer matters
  • care and protection duty lawyer matters
  • children in the Children's Court
  • children in appeals to the District Court in care matters
  • children in the Community Services Division of the Administrative Decisions Tribunal and appeals in the Supreme Court
  • children where an order for independent representation is made under s68L of the Family Law Act 1975

Civil

All other matters are means tested.

Date Last Published: 01/06/2010