Aboriginal Legal Service (NSW/ACT)

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Is child protection talking to you?
Phone 1800 733 233 or 02 8836 3444

 

Separating from your partner? Worried about children?
Phone 1800 733 233 or 02 8836 3444 

 

In trouble with Police?
Phone 1800 765 767 or 02 8303 6600

 

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.

 

 

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News

Innocent person not guilty as charged

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I was sitting in the back of the courtroom on a Local Court hearing day when I got a tap on the shoulder from our local Aboriginal Client and Community Support Officer. He told me there was an Aboriginal person called Chance who needed to speak to an ALS read more

ALS now managing body for tenancy advice services in Sydney and Dubbo

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ALS is the managing body for the ‘Western Aboriginal Tenancy Advice and Advocacy Service’ in Dubbo and the ‘Greater Sydney Aboriginal Tenancy Service’ in Redfern to provide advice and advocacy for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander renters. read more

Escaped 14 years inside with a good behaviour bond - result of good legal work

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Despite having a difficult childhood Matt aged 19 had never been to court. That changed one afternoon after Matt and his mate took the drug ice. read more

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