Indigenous Legal Aid Services

Indigenous legal aid services may be able to offer help to Indigenous clients who need legal help and do not have a lawyer.

ACT/New South Wales
Aboriginal Legal Service
(02) 8842 8000
www.alsnswact.org.au

Victoria
Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service
1800 865 064
www.vals.org.au  

Queensland
Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Community Legal Services
(07) 4722 5111
www.atsils.com.au

South Queensland
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders Legal Service
1800 012 255
www.lsc.sa.gov.au

Western Australia
Aboriginal Legal Service
1800 019 900
www.als.org.au

South Australia
Aboriginal Legal Rights Movement
1800 643 222
www.alrm.org.au

Tasmania
Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre
1800 132 260
tacinc.com.au

Northern Territory
Aboriginal Justice Agency
1800 898 251
www.naaja.org.au

Central Australian Aboriginal Legal Aid Service
1800 636 079
www.caalas.com.au

Domestic violence services

QUEENSLAND

Queensland Indigenous Family Violence Legal Service
1800 88 77 00
Email:  help@qifvls.com.au
www.qifvls.com.au

VICTORIA

Aboriginal Family Violence Prevention and Legal Service Victoria
1800 105 303
www.fvpls.org

AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY

Domestic Violence Crisis Service 
(02) 6280 0900

NEW SOUTH WALES

DoCS Domestic Violence Line
1800 656 463 (free call 24 hours)

Domestic Violence Advocacy Service
(02) 8745 6999 (9.30am - 12.30pm, 1.30pm - 4.30pm, closed Wednesday afternoon)

Rape Crisis Centre
(02) 9819 6565 (24 hours)

Women’s and Girls’ Emergency Centre
(02) 9360 5388

SOUTH AUSTRALIA

Nunga Mi:Minar
Support for Indigenous people affected by domestic and family violence
(08) 8223 2200
TTY 1300 782 200 

Family Violence Legal Services Aboriginal Corporation
1800 111 052 (Port Augusta)
1800 839 052 (Ceduna)
1800 309 912 (Port Lincoln)
www.fvlsac.org.au

Health Info Net
Information about services for Indigenous Australians, including domestic and family violence and sexual abuse services
www.healthinfonet.ecu.edu.au/related-issues/family-violence

Muna Paiendi
For people who have experienced sexual assault and abuse
(08) 8182 9206

Family support and counselling
FaCS Child Protection Helpline
132 111 (24 hours/7 days) to support suspected child abuse or neglect

Family support and counselling services

Family Relationship Centres

Some Family Relationship Centres have Indigenous staff who can offer advice and assistance. Call 1800 050 321 or go to www.familyrelationships.gov.au for more information.

Lifeline

13 11 14
www.lifeline.org.au

Mission Australia Helpline

1300 886 999
www.missionaustralia.com.au

Relationships Australia

(02) 9418 8800 or 1300 364 277
www.relationships.org.au

Salvo Care Line: NSW

(02) 9331 6000, ACT 1300 36 36 22
www.salvos.org.au/need-help/family-and-personal-support/salvo-care-line/

Salvo Crisis Line

(02) 9331 2000 (suicide prevention 24 hour)
www.salvos.org.au/need-help/family-and-personal-support/salvo-care-line/

Tresillian

(02) 9787 0855 or 1800 637 357
24 hour information and counselling for parents or carers of children under five years
www.tresillian.net

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