Victoria Legal Aid Handbook for Lawyers

Guideline 6 – equal opportunity or discrimination cases

Victoria Legal Aid (VLA) may make a grant of legal assistance to a person for an equal opportunity or discrimination case if the is a strong prospect that there will be a benefit for the person making the application.

Documentary Requirements

Applications under this guideline can only be submitted via the standard grants assessment processExternal Link . The allocation of work guidelineExternal Link is also applicable to this guideline.

Lawyers seeking a grant of legal assistance should submit an application via ATLASExternal Link for assessment, including all of the following documents:

Costs payable

Please see Fee Schedule 2, Table W.

Reviewed 26 April 2023

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