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.






ALS Family Law Practice set to close as grant money comes to an end

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Aboriginal Legal Service NSW/ACT is being forced to close our ALS Family Law Practice over the next six – nine months as the Practice has not attracted another Federal Government funding grant. read more



Aboriginal Legal Service NSW/ACT (ALS) would like to thank the Australian Government Attorney-General for reversing massive funding cuts to our frontline services. read more

Message from our CEO


Despite numerous attempts to gain further clarity from the Australian government Attorney General and his department, the only certainty we have is that the precise amount of the cuts we are to experience will be announced in the May 2015 Budget. read more

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