Legal Aid WA InfoLine - 1300 650 579
OPEN MONDAY TO FRIDAY 8.30AM TO 4.30PM (AUSTRALIAN WESTERN STANDARD TIME) EXCEPT PUBLIC HOLIDAYS
Legal advice for residents in bushfire affected areas
Legal Aid WA is coordinating free legal advice for people in bushfire affected areas.
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 with a lawyer for initial legal advice, please ring the Legal Aid WA InfoLine on 1300 650 579 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 or ring the Legal Aid WA InfoLine on 1300 650 579 and we can send information to you.
White Ribbon Campaign
November marks a month of activities supporting the White Ribbon Campaign, culminating in the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on November 25.
White Ribbon is an international campaign that works to prevent male violence against women.
Legal Aid WA supports the White Ribbon Campaign. For more information on public events in your area and to take the pledge to support the campaign, visit the White Ribbon
website. The website also has great videos about practical ways you can respond to violence or attitudes that violence is ok.
Legal Aid WA Annual Report 2014-15
The Annual Report for 2014-2015 was tabled in Parliament on 14 October 2015. It highlights the services and activities of Legal Aid WA as well as the key achievements and challenges. Visit the Annual Report webpage to view this report.
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 three CORE resources available now are the Recovery Order Self Help Guide, Representing yourself at a Magistrates Court criminal trial and the Mortgage stress self help guide.
Visit the CORE webpage today to find out more and register.
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