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We provide free legal advice for women in Western Australia.

Community Legal Education

We have a strong commitment to educate the community about the most common legal issues affecting women and to educate women about their legal rights. This preventative approach can help to stop problems before they occur.

Our community legal education (CLE) activities include:

  • providing community legal education and training to professional and community groups;
  • running continuing professional development training for solicitors;
  • developing legal information resources and self-help booklets;
  • holding legal information sessions for clients, student groups and service providers;
  • attending public events and having information stalls;
  • training volunteers and secondees; and
  • being active on social media.

Please contact us on (08) 9272 8800 or 1800 625 122 (country callers) or email info@wlswa.org.au if you would like to request us to present a community legal education session or if you would like to work with us.

The latest news & insights

Client Services Officer

15 September 2022 News

We are seeking a Client Services Officer whose position is the first point of contact for clients and other service providers contacting the WLSWA. Women contacting WLSWA are often distressed and many of our clients are victims of family and domestic violence or mental health consumers. As such, the successful applicant will have high level communications skills and the ability …

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Posters available – debunking myths commonly used by perpetrators to prevent women leaving an abusive relationship!

5 September 2022 News

We are pleased to advise that Women’s Legal Service WA has co-designed and produced community education posters, and that hard copies are available for services, organisations, and places. The messages on the posters are aimed at debunking myths commonly used by perpetrators to prevent women leaving an abusive relationship. Victim’s fear of the adverse outcomes of fleeing or reporting abuse …

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