LawAccess NSW is a free government telephone service that provides legal assistance for people who have a legal problem in NSW. They can provide you with information about your legal problem and contact details for services that might be able to assist you.
If you are calling from outside Australia you can contact LawAccess NSW by calling +61 2 8833 3190 between 9am and 5pm, Monday to Friday, Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) or Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT).
Legal Aid NSW has a number of specialist services that provide help over the phone.
Youth Hotline 1800 10 18 10
Child Support Service 02 9633 9916 (Sydney) or 1800 451 784 (regional)
Mental Health Advocacy Service 02 9747 6155
Veteran’s Advocacy Service 02 9219 5148
Prisoners Legal Service 02 8688 3888
For any further legal information and advice, please see website: or calling 1300 888 529
The Redfern Legal Service for NSW will provide legal services to International students:
Other useful links include:
Anti-Discrimination Board of NSW
Community Legal Centres NSW
Aboriginal Legal Service (NSW&ACT)
PIAC Public Interest Advocacy Service NSW
Community Restorative Centre
Gay and Lesbian Legal Rights Centre
HIV/AIDS Legal Centre
Women’s Legal Services NSW
Your rights as a consumer – Consumer Action Law Centre
Your rights as a tenant – Tenants Union of Victoria
Refugee and immigration legal issues – Refugee and Immigration Legal Centre Inc.
Your rights at work – JobWatch
Specialist legal advice for women – Women’s Legal Service Victoria
If in any doubt, please contact the EEVI Administration Office, who will assist you through referral to the appropriate agency.