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.










Plea for PM to step in and fix Indigenous affairs policy and funding chaos: NATSILS

Aboriginal leaders sept 2014

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community leaders are calling upon Prime Minister Tony Abbott to personally step in to address the federal Indigenous Affairs policy and funding environment, which they say is descending into chaos. read more

ALS solicitor making a real difference out west


ALS principal legal officer Felicity Graham talks about her work out west and the High Court case that could change sentencing trends in the latest NSW Law Society Journal. read more

Year 9/10 students say thank you to Aboriginal Legal Service in Walgett


Students from Walgett Community College recently had a tour of the Aboriginal Legal Service office in Walgett and received an insight into the current legal system. read more

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