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We provide free legal advice for women in Western Australia.

Financial Counselling

Our financial counselling service assists women who have experienced family violence to improve their financial wellbeing and supports them to recover from specific financial problems. Our service is free, independent and confidential. 

Our financial counsellor will guide you through:

  • financial safety
  • how to deal with debts and financial hardship
  • Centrelink debts, entitlements and payment issues
  • understanding how a property settlement may affect your situation
  • referring you to other specialist services you may need, such as legal services, emergency relief, utility relief schemes, and family support.

The latest news & insights

WLSA Position Summary 2023

24 February 2023 News

Please see attached WLSA’s Position Summary on the Exposure Draft of the Family Law Amendment Bill. WLSA Position Summary – Exposure Draft of the Family Law Amendment Bill 2023

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The 32nd Annual Silent Domestic Violence Memorial March

29 November 2022 News

Today the WLSWA team joined the 32nd Annual Silent Domestic Violence Memorial March and Rally, the longest running FDV march in Australia. We were proud to partner with Centre for Women’s Safety and Wellbeing to organise this event. Powerful speeches from Dr Ann O’Neill and Alison Gibson were courageous reminders of the lived realities of women and children who are killed by …

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