Contact Us

Main Office

Main Office Address: 2 Allsop Street Canberra City ACT 2601

Postal Address: GPO Box 512 Canberra ACT 2601

Reception: (02) 6243 3411

Fax: (02) 6243 3435

E-mail: legalaid@legalaidact.org.au

Legal Aid Helpline

You can call the Legal Aid ACT Helpline on 1300 654 314.

The Legal Aid ACT Helpline is a free, confidential phone service that will connect you to a paralegal.

The Legal Aid ACT Helpline operates Monday to Friday from 9.00am to 4.00pm.

See Legal Aid ACT Helpline for more information. 

Youth Law Centre

The Youth Law Centre provides information, advice and referrals to people aged between 12 and 25. The Youth Law Centre is located at 2 Allsop Street Canberra City ACT 2601 (entrance via the Legal Aid ACT main office).

You can call the Youth Law Centre on (02) 6173 5410 or email on ylc@legalaidact.org.au for information and appointments.

See Youth Law Centre for more information. 

Domestic Violence and Personal Protection Order Unit

The Domestic Violence and Personal Protection Order Unit is located at the ACT Magistrates Court. Telephone (02) 6207 1874 for appointments. See Domestic Violence and Family Violence for more information. 

Small Business Clinic

The Small Business Clinic can provide small business operators with free information and advice regarding their business.

The Small Business Clinic operates between 2pm and 5pm every Thursday.

The Small Business Clinic is located at 2 Allsop Street Canberra City ACT 2601 (entrance via the Legal Aid ACT main office). To make an appointment please call the Legal Aid ACT Helpline.

Migration Clinic

The Migration Clinic is a specialist service within Legal Aid ACT which can provide legal advice and information about refugee law and other immigration matters. 

To make an appointment call the Legal Aid ACT Helpline or email migration@legalaidact.org.au

See Migration Clinic for more information. 

Older Persons ACT Legal Service (OPALS)

The Older Persons ACT Legal Service (OPALS) is a specialist service within Legal Aid ACT which aims to provide legal assistance to older people in the Canberra Region with legal problems. 

OPALS can be contacted on (02) 6243 3436 or via email on opals@legalaidact.org.au

See Older Persons ACT Legal Service (OPALS) for more information. 

Outreach

Legal Aid ACT provides outreach to various locations in the ACT, including at the University of Canberra and at various libraries across the ACT. For information on outreach locations and dates, please call the Legal Aid ACT Helpline.