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1362.6 - Regional Statistics, Tasmania, 2007  
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For the nine months ending 30 June 2004, the Legal Aid Commission of Tasmania received 19,184 calls to its telephone advice service. For the period 1 July 2002 ending 20 June 2003, the number of calls received was 25,746 which was an increase of 1.3% in calls from 2001-02 (25,424 calls).

In 2003-04, some 52.0% of calls were made in Hobart and Southern Tasmania, 29.0% in Launceston and North Eastern Tasmania and 19.0% in the North West and West Coast of Tasmania.

CALLS TO LEGAL AID TELEPHONE ADVICE SERVICE, Tasmanian regions(a)
Region
2001-02(b)
2002-03(b)
2003-04(b)

Hobart and South
13,238
12,986
9,976
Launceston and North East
7,689
7,813
5,563
North West and West Coast
4,497
4,947
3,645
Tasmania(c)
25,424
25,746
19,184

(a) Refer to the Map of Tasmanian Telphone Directory Areas
(b) For 2001-02 the reference period was the financial year to 30 June 2002, 2002-03 the reference period was 30 June 2002 to 20 June 2003 and 2003-04 the reference period was the 9 months to 30 June 2004.
(c) Excludes interstate calls and calls of unknown origin.

Source: Legal Aid Commission of Tasmania.

FURTHER INFORMATION

Legal Aid Commission of Tasmania
Annual Report 2003

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