Legal Aid Directors’ Secretariat
Executive Officer: Louise Smith
Postal address: GPO Box 1422
Hobart TAS 7001
National Legal Aid does not provide legal advice
For legal advice contact legal aid in your state or territory. See details below.
For LEGAL ADVICE contact your state or territory legal aid office
Legal Aid ACT helps people in the ACT with their legal problems, especially those who are socially or economically disadvantaged.
Help with legal problems is available through the Legal Aid ACT Helpline. You can phone them on:
1300 654 314, Monday to Friday 8:30am to 5pm
Their website: http://www.legalaidact.org.au/
Legal Aid Commission of Tasmania provides legal advice, representation, family dispute resolution services and legal education to the Tasmanian community.
To get help with a legal problem phone the Legal Advice Service on:
1300 366 611, Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm
Their website: https://www.legalaid.tas.gov.au/
Legal Aid New South Wales is a state-wide organisation providing legal services to socially and economically disadvantaged people across NSW.
Get help with legal problems by calling LawAccess NSW on:
1300 888 529, Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm
Their website: http://www.legalaid.nsw.gov.au/
Legal Aid Queensland gives legal help to financially disadvantaged people in QLD about criminal, family and civil law matters.
To get help with a legal problem call
Legal Aid Queensland on:
1300 651 188, Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5pm
Their website: http://www.legalaid.qld.gov.au
Legal Aid Western Australia helps people in WA with their legal problems.
For the cost of a local call from anywhere in Western Australia, Information Officers are available to provide legal information and referrals.
Get help with legal problems by calling the Legal Aid WA infoline on:
1300 650 579, Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm
Their website: http://www.legalaid.wa.gov.au/Pages/Default.aspx
The Legal Services Commission of South Australia helps people in SA who have legal problems.
Free legal advice and minor assistance is provided through its telephone advice line and face-to-face appointments.
Get help with legal problems by calling:
1300 366 424, Monday to Friday 9am to 4:30pm
Their website: http://www.lsc.sa.gov.au/
The NT Legal Aid Commission offers a range of services for all Northern Territorians.
If you are experiencing a legal problem contact the Northern Territory Legal Aid Commission.
You can call the Northern Territory Legal Aid Helpline on:
1800 019 343
Their website: https://www.legalaid.nt.gov.au/
Victoria Legal Aid (VLA) helps Victorians with their legal problems.
For free information about the law and to find out how VLA can help you, call their Legal Help phone line.
Call the VLA Legal Help phone line on:
1300 792 387, Monday to Friday 8:45am to 5:15pm
Their website: https://www.legalaid.vic.gov.au/