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We provide free legal advice for women in Western Australia.

Community legal education

Women’s Legal Service WA has 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 workshops for clients, student groups and service providers
  • Attending information stalls at public events
  • Training volunteers and secondees
  • Being active on social media

Please contact us on (08) 9272 8800 or 1800 625 122 (country callers) if you would like to request us to present a community legal education session or if you would like to work with us.  Your request will be referred to the Principal Legal Officer who will contact you to discuss.

The latest news & insights

WLSWA restricted services to 26 June 2019

11 June 2019 News

Important message: unfortunately due to recent staff illness and absences we will not be taking new referrals or making any new appointments prior to 26 June 2019. Our phone lines remain open for enquiries and existing clients and we will refer matters to appropriate services where that is possible; otherwise the Legal Aid Information Line can be contacted on 1300 …

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New Dates Available: WLSWA Family Law (Property) Legal Clinics

5 June 2019 News

WLSWA runs a free Family Law (Property) Legal Clinic once a month to provide eligible women with one-off legal advice about their family law financial matter. This is mainly advice about their family law property settlement matters but could also include child support, spousal maintenance, adult child maintenance or questions about court procedure or enforcement of current orders. Please note …

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