About the Handbook
The Grants Handbook sets out procedures, fees and other information
relevant to the administration of grants of legal aid in Queensland.
It is compiled by Legal Aid Queensland primarily as a tool to assist in house
Grants staff perform their duties effectively and efficiently.
While every endeavour is made to ensure the accuracy of the information
contained in this Handbook, Legal Aid Queensland accepts no responsibility
for any errors or omissions. For more details, see the full
Grants welcomes your views on the Handbook to ensure that we provide
you with the information you need. If you have any comments or suggestions
about this Handbook, please forward them to the Manager, Grants.
Some Relevant Statutory Provisions
There are a number
of provisions in the Legal Aid Queensland Act which are of daily relevance
to Grants Officers and preferred suppliers and
these are set out under the heading 'Legal Aid Queensland Act'.
The Legal Aid Queensland Policy Manual sets out the Commonwealth and State priorities
and guidelines and other matters pertaining to the administration of legal
aid services in Queensland. If there is an inconsistency between the Policy
Manual and this Handbook, the Policy Manual shall prevail.