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


Getting out of gaol soon?
Phone 1800 826 966 


Want to work off your fines?
Phone 1300 478 879 



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, Custody Notification and Prisoner Throughcare.

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.











Passing of an ALS Solicitor


ALS Parramatta solicitor Greg Bond passed away on Saturday 12 April 2014 while in the company of family and friends. read more

Register now for the ALS northern region CLE conference


Lawyers can learn (more) about the new mandatory sentencing laws, changes to the Bail Act, what's happening with LEPRA, and how to deal with an interfering Bench at the ALS northern region CLE conference on 3 May 2014. read more

How to make a complaint

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Aboriginal Legal Service takes complaints very seriously. So much so that we've made the process of bringing a complaint to our organisation even easier. read more

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