Legal Yarn

Artistic drawing of First Nations staff member with telephone headset above the words 'Legal Yarn'Legal Yarn is a culturally safe telephone information service for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People. Staffed by mob for mob, we can help with your legal issues. You can pick up the phone and yarn with mob if you need help with how to deal with all sorts of worries including unpaid fines, Family Law issues, Child Protection matters, and any Criminal Law matters.

You can call Legal Yarn on 1800 319 803 on Mondays - Fridays from 9.00 am to 4.00 pm (WST), except public holidays.

Legal Yarn is a free and confidential call that can be made from any phone anywhere in Australia. We can give you information, help you get legal advice, or refer you to the best place to get help.

Legal Yarn opened on 1 June 2023.


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The information displayed on this page is provided for information purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. If you have a legal problem, you should see a lawyer. Legal Aid Western Australia aims to provide information that is accurate, however does not accept responsibility for any errors or omissions in the information provided on this page or incorporated into it by reference.