Table S sets out the fixed fees payable by Victoria Legal Aid (VLA) for expert reports and court attendances by psychologists and psychiatrists in criminal matters.
|Service provided||Fee payable for psychologist||Fee payable for psychiatrist|
|Assessment and report with jail conference||$796||$896|
|Assessment and report without jail conference||$698||$796|
|Treating expert report||$445||$541|
Evidentiary report to establish:
Before the assisted person incurs the fee, there must be explicit factual material which confirms a reasonable expectation of an organic psychiatric condition.
|Attendance at metropolitan court – half day, including travel||$491||$598|
|Attendance at regional court – half day, including travel||$698||$796|
Reviewed 31 December 2022