Getting pro bono help

We do not accept requests for pro bono legal assistance directly. 

If you are seeking legal assistance please contact Legal Aid or your local Community Legal Centre:

Legal Aid

  • ACT or 1300 654 314
  • NSW or 1300 888 529
  • NT or 1800 019 343
  • QLD or 1300 651 188
  • VIC or 1300 792 387
  • WA or 1300 650 579

Community Legal Centres

Find your local Community Legal Centre here or telephone the National Association of Community Legal Centres for assistance on 02 9264 9595

If Legal Aid or your local Community Legal Centre is unable to assist you, please contact the referral organisation closest to you or your local Law Society Pro Bono Scheme: 

Pro Bono Referral Assistance

  • Justice Connect or 02 8599 2100 in NSW or 03 8636 4400 in Victoria.
  • Justice Connect's Not-for-profit Law (for NFPs across Australia)
  • Queensland Public Interest Law Clearing House (QPILCH) or 07 3846 6317

Law Society Pro Bono Schemes