In 2021-22 TASC’s legal services helped with over 16% more problems than in the previous year, with the largest increases coming from people over 50.
This increase is being reflected in the number of people utilising TASC’s SLASS services. Additionally we saw increases in the proportion of indigenous Australians being helped by TASC (increasing to 11.1% from 9.4% the previous year ) and in the number of people experiencing homelessness (8% of people, up from 4.6% the previous year. Proportionally the number of people experiencing financial disadvantage was steady despite an overall increase in volume for 2021-22.
If you or somebody you know are looking for legal, justice or advocacy support but doesn’t have the resources to pay for it call TASC on 07 4616 9700 or visit www.tascnational.org.au to see how we can help you.