Youth Links

Youth InterACT | www.youth.act.gov.au | 02 6205 0632

Youth InterACT is a participation initiative launched by the ACT Government in 2002 that encourages young people aged 12-25 to have their say about youth issues in Canberra.

LawStuff | http://www.lawstuff.org.au/act_law/topics/ 

Lawmail is a free legal service for under 18's and their advocates.

ACT Civil and Administrative Tribunal

Application Forms: http://www.acat.act.gov.au

 

Other Non-Profit Legal Services in the ACT

Aboriginal Legal Service (NSW / ACT) | www.alsnswact.org.au | 02 6249 8488

ALS gives legal advice and court representation to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men, women and children in NSW and ACT.

Legal Aid ACTwww.legalaidact.org.au | Free Legal Advice: 1300 654 314 | General Inquiries: 02 6243 3411

Legal Aid ACT helps people in the ACT with their legal problems, especially people who are socially or economically disadvantaged. We can help in criminal law, family law and some civil law matters. 

Consumer Law Centrewww.carefcs.org | 02 6257 1788

The Consumer Law Centre of the ACT is a free, independent, community legal centre funded by the ACT Government. 

Disability Discrimination Legal Service | www.welfarerightsact.org | 02 6247 2018

The Disability Discrimination Legal Service provides advice to people with disability and their associates about their legal rights under disability discrimination law.  

Law Society of the ACT (Legal Advice Bureau) | www.actlawsociety.asn.au | 02 6247 5700

The Law Society has, for more than 30 years, been operating its Legal Advice Bureau at lunchtimes. Between 12.30 and 2.00 pm members of the Society man our LAB roster at the Society's Civic office to give initial advice to any member of the public who wishes to call and make an appointment. 

ACT Pro Bono Clearing House | www.actlawsociety.asn.au | 02 6247 5700

Do you need legal advice but can't afford to pay professional legal fees? You should consider applying to the ACT Pro-Bono Clearing House. The Clearing House refers eligible applications for pro bono assistance on to a network of legal providers

Night Time Legal Advice Service | www.welfarerightsact.org | 02 6218 7999

The Night Time Legal Advice Service offers one-off legal advice and referral in all areas of law. 

Tenants Advice Service | www.tenantsact.org.au02 6247 2011

The Tenants’ Union is an independent community legal centre initially formed by a group of tenants who came together to promote the rights and interests of people renting their homes in the ACT.  

Welfare Rights and Legal Centre | www.welfarerightsact.org | 02 6247 2177

Welfare Rights and Legal Centre is an independent not-for-profit, non-government community legal centre dedicated to providing free legal advice and representation to individuals and community groups on; tenancy, public housing, social security and disability discrimination law. 

Women's Legal Centre ACT & Region | www.womenslegalact.org | 02 6257 4499

The Women’s Legal Centre is a community legal centre for women in Canberra and the surrounding area. The Centre is run by women and aims to improve women’s access to justice. 

Other Youth Law Centres in Australia

NSW: National Children’s and Youth Law Centre

NSW: Shopfront Youth Legal Centre 

QLD: Youth Advocacy Centre, Brisbane 

SA: Children's and Youth Legal Service of SA

VIC: Youthlaw 

WA: Youth Legal Service Inc Western Australia