Expensive Commonwealth Criminal Cases Fund (ECCCF)

Category Legal Services

Status Open

Selection Process Restricted

State/Territory National

Closing Date & Time

PLEASE NOTE: The Community Grants Hub system will be unavailable from 4:30 pm Saturday 11 August to 3:00 am Sunday 12 August EST. Application forms submitted during this time will not have access to data validation checks. You may enter this data manually. However, submission is recommended outside the outage period.

The Australian Government is inviting legal aid commissions to apply for reimbursement under the Expensive Commonwealth Criminal Cases Fund.

This program, open to legal aid commissions, ensures that legal aid commissions have sufficient resources to provide a legal defence for people charged with serious Commonwealth criminal offences who cannot afford private legal representation.

More information

More information about the services under the Expensive Commonwealth Criminal Cases Fund and requirements for applicants can be found in the Grant Opportunity Guidelines.

Other grant opportunity documents are only accessible by invited applicants on the GrantConnect website.

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Other future grant opportunities are published on GrantConnect, the Australian Government grants information system.

Contacting the Community Grants Hub

If you would like assistance please call the Community Grants Hub Hotline on 1800 020 283 and/or support@communitygrants.gov.au

More information about the Community Grants Hub can be found at the Community Grants Hub website.

Please quote 2018-2186 – Expensive Commonwealth Criminal Cases Fund (ECCCF) when you phone or email the Community Grants Hub.

Grant Opportunity Documents