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Aboriginal Legal Service (NSW/ACT)



The Aboriginal Legal Service (ALS) gives legal advice and court representation to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men, women and children in New South Wales (NSW) and the Australian Capital Territory (ACT).

This organisation works in two areas of law:

For family or civil law matters, they give information and referral to other legal practices, and also assist with work and development orders, custody notification and prisoner throughcare.

The ALS have 23 offices and 187 Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal staff across NSW and ACT providing justice for Aboriginal people and the community.

Aboriginal Legal Services abstract


Aboriginal Legal Services (NSW and ACT)
Contact details for 23 ALS offices across NSW and the ACT are available from the link below.

Lawyers for criminal law
Ph: 1800 765 767

Lawyers for children's care and protection law
Ph: 1800 733 233


Last updated: 5 May 2014
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