Legal Aid Western Australia is moving
On Friday, 29 May 2015 Legal Aid WA is moving head office. From Tuesday, 2 June 2015 our new office address will be:
LEVEL 1, 32 ST GEORGES TERRACE | PERTH 6000 |
Our postal address, phone and fax numbers remain the same.
Our Fremantle office will permanently close on Wednesday 10 June 2015 and our Midland office will permanently close on Wednesday 24 June 2015. Staff from our Fremantle and Midland offices will relocate to our new office address at LEVEL 1, 32 ST GEORGES TERRACE, PERTH 6000.
Community Online Resource Essentials (CORE)
Community Online Resource Essentials (CORE) are new interactive resources about the law for use by people throughout Western Australia.
They contain step by step practical information, including checklists and "how to" videos by experienced lawyers.
The two CORE resources available now are the Recovery Order Self Help Guide and Representing yourself at a Magistrates Court trial.
Visit the CORE webpage today to find out more and register.
Legal advice for residents in bushfire affected areas
Residents in bushfire affected areas can contact Legal Aid WA if they need advice in relation to legal issues arising out of the recent bushfires.
Examples of some legal issues that could arise may relate to insurance claims, ability to service a mortgage, debts, property, housing, etc.
If you have a legal problem and would like to make an appointment to meet with a lawyer for initial legal advice, please ring the Legal Aid WA InfoLine on 1300 650 579.
Legal Aid WA has a range of information sheets that may help you with debt, insurance and other issues if you have been affected by a natural disaster such as a bushfire or cyclone. Click here to access this information.
"When Separating" - What you should know
When Separating: Family Law + Roads to Resolution is a website resource where you will find Videos about different subjects important to adults and children involved in a separation, whether of a marriage or a de facto relationship.
As well, there are Info+Links pages listing where you can seek further information and assistance services.
For reference, the website address is www.whenseparating.legalaid.wa.gov.au
Indigenous Legal Needs Project - WA
The Indigenous Legal Needs Project (ILNP) is a national research study of the civil and family law needs of Indigenous Australians. Research was conducted in WA in 2012-2014. The ILNP WA Report (2014) and more information on ILNP can be accessed here. An ILNP animation highlighting priority areas of civil and family law need in WA can be accessed here.
Last reviewed: 13/01/2015