Aboriginal Legal Service (NSW/ACT)

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In trouble with Police?
Phone 1800 765 767


Is child protection talking to you?
Phone 1800 733 233  


Separating from your partner? Worried about children?
Phone 1800 733 233


Want to work off your fines?
Phone 1300 478 879 

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ALS is an Aboriginal community organisation giving information and referral, and legal advice and court representation to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men, women and children across NSW and ACT. 

We work in Criminal law, Children's Care and Protection law and Family law, and we provide information and referral for Civil law. We also assist with Work and Development Orders and Custody Notification.

We have 23 offices and 187 Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal staff across NSW and ACT determined to get justice for Aboriginal people and the community.










NATSILS call for reinstatement of direct funding to Family Violence Prevention Legal Services


Today the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Services (NATSILS) strongly support calls by the National Family Violence and Prevention Legal Services Forum (National FVPLS Forum) to have direct funding reinstated. read more

ALS welcomes new Chairperson Mr Ivan Simon


The ALS Board elected Mr Ivan Simon as the new Chairperson of ALS and Ms Janelle Clarke as Deputy Chair at a Board meeting in Bourke on the weekend. read more

Come and work at the ALS


The ALS is looking for solicitors, para legals, field and administration officers. read more

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