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Legal Assistance

Everyday Justice

This is a free legal service to help with everyday legal issues. They can help with issues like:

  • Employment law
  • Tenancy
  • Credit & debt
  • Financial abuse
  • Fines & infringements
  • Human rights
  • Public interest law

They also offer full legal representation subject to an eligibility test, on-the-spot legal advice, and help with drafting letters or basic court documents.

1800 161 196

A not-for-profit community legal centre providing free and accessible legal services to people experiencing social and economic disadvantage.

Their services include:

  • Youth legal services
  • General legal services
  • Domestic violence support
  • Family law
  • Tenants’ advice and advocacy

02 9559 2899

Australian Centre for Disability Law

A Community Legal Centre providing legal advocacy to people with disability and their families. Services include providing free legal advice, selected casework and referrals. If you believe you have been discriminated against because of your disability, they can offer free legal advice or provide a referral to another service that can help.

1800 800 708

LawAccess NSW

LawAccess NSW is a free government telephone service which provides legal information and referrals. In some cases, they may also be able to offer legal advice. Issues they can help with include traffic offences, debts, court attendance, domestic violence, neighbourhood disputes and family law.

Their website provides information in other languages, as well as step-by-step guides and practical tools for dealing with your legal problem without a lawyer.

1300 888 529

Legal Aid NSW help disadvantaged people with criminal, civil and family legal problems. You may be eligible for legal representation and help with court and tribunal appearances.

1300 888 529

Tenants Union of New South Wales

The Tenants Union can provide advice on rent and bonds, evictions, leaving a property, security and access, share houses and boarding houses, and Aboriginal housing issues.

1800 251 101