Links to Legal Services
Legal Aid around Australia
Information about other legal aid commissions in Australia.
Legal Aid around the World
Pine Tree Legal Assistance maintains links to websites providing information about legal aid and legal services for the poor around the world.
Community Legal Centers
Community Legal Centres in the ACT
Community legal centres (CLCs) are independent organisations that provide legal advice and advocacy for a range of individuals and groups in the community, especially those who are on low incomes or otherwise disadvantaged in their access to justice. There are six CLCs in the ACT that work in cooperation with each other and Legal Aid ACT to ensure that legal aid services are available to all people in need in the Territory. This website includes contact details for the CLCs in the ACT and other parts of Australia.
Aboriginal Legal Service
Aboriginal Legal Service (NSW/ACT)
The Aboriginal Legal Service provides legal advice & representation for Indigenous people in Canberra & the surrounding region.
Links & Information
Information on Commonwealth laws and the relationships between them.
Family Relationships Online (FRO) Website
Information on family relationship issues, ranging from building better relationships to dispute resolution.
The Australian Government Home Page
The Australian Government Home Page provides links to Commonwealth Agencies and Government Departments. Proceedings of Parliament are available including the Senate and House of Representative Hansard.
Attorney General's Department (AGD) Website
For other law and justice-related resources.
The Australian Law Reform Commission
The Australian Law Reform Commission provides access to a range of publications.
Australasian Legal Information Institute (AUSTLII)
AustLII is a joint facility of the Faculties of Law at the University of Technology, Sydney and the University of New South Wales, and provides a legal database containing primary legal materials (legislation and Court and Tribunal decisions). University of New South Wales.
Choice Australian Consumers' Association
The CHOICE site contains information about what to do if you have a problem with a faulty product or unsatisfactory service.
Family Court of Australia
The Family Court of Australia website provides information on client services, Court Lists, Court Forms, Contacts and Circuit Schedules, Case Management Guidelines, Papers and Reports and Legislation.
The High Court of Australia
The High Court of Australia site contains links to describe the history and role of the Court.
Lawstuff is the website of the National Children's and Youth Law Centre, an independent, non-profit organisation working for all Australians under the age of 25.
Victim Support ACT
Victim Support ACT provides information, advocacy, support and counselling services to people who have been a victim of crime.
ACT Law Handbook
The aim of this project is to develop a free-access ACT Law Handbook Online located on the Australasian Legal Information Institute (AustLII) website, utilising a 'wiki-like' platform and interface, developed by AustLII. The project will use the text of the 2013 ACT Law Handbook Online, published originally by SoftLaw Community Projects, as a base on which to build an up-to-date online resource.