We are a not-for-profit Legal Service that provides free culturally appropriate support to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and communities suffering from the direct and indirect effects of family violence and sexual assault.
We have adopted a holistic, wrap-around service delivery model that prioritise Legal Service delivery while recognising and addressing the interrelated non-legal issues. We are committed to providing a culturally sensitive, safe and accessible service. If you are eligible for assistance, we provide the following services –
SERVICES AND ASSISTANCE
Legal support, Advice and Representation | Casework Assistance | Court Support |
Law Reform and Advocacy | Information, Support and Referral Services |
Community Engagement | Early Intervention and Prevention | Community Legal Education |
IN THE THESE AREAS OF LAW
| Domestic and Family Violence | Victim Support | Family Law | Child Protection
| Victims Compensation | Witness Assistance Law
ELIGIBILITY CHECKLIST to access our services you must be
You self-identify as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person, and who is accepted as such by the relevant Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community.
You are a non-Aboriginal and/or non-Torres Strait Islander person and our services will provide direct and substantial benefit to an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person for example, when children are involved.
AND MEET THE FOLLOWING
You are a victim/survivors of domestic violence, family violence and/or sexual assault?
Your matter is within our specified areas of law?
You are not a perpetrator of domestic violence, family violence and/or sexual assault?
There is no identified conflict, on you and all other parties involved. This is determined through an internal conflict of interest check.
If for some reason we are unable to assist, we will refer you to a support service/s that can.