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We provide free legal advice for women in Western Australia.

Law and Policy Reform

We have a strong commitment to advocating for systemic and social change. We do this by supporting international conventions and participating in national and state law and policy reform with the aim of increasing women’s access to justice and advocating for the rights of women.

By engaging in reviews we make sure women’s voices are heard. Our advocacy work can include:

  • participating in inquiries;
  • providing submissions to Government in relation to proposed law and policy changes;
  • writing letters to and meeting with politicians;
  • providing advice to Government advocating for women and their children; and
  • supporting and assisting organisations that advocate for women, such as Women’s Legal Services Australia and the Women’s Council for Domestic & Family Violence Services (WA).

The latest news & insights

WLSWA Christmas Fundraiser

26 November 2020 News

Small acts of kindness can have a lasting impact. Here at WLSWA, it’s vital that we can provide emergency financial assistance for groceries, transport, kids gifts or whatever else may be needed by those experiencing hardship this Christmas. Please give generously to support those in need by donating to our Christmas Fundraiser. Many thanks! Donate here. 

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NEW – FDV Financial Counselling Services

27 August 2020 News

Women’s Legal Service WA are pleased to announce that we now offer a specialist family and domestic violence financial counselling service to all women in Western Australia who are experiencing financial disadvantage and/or hardship. We would like to acknowledge the Financial Counselling Foundation for enabling us to provide this valuable service. We welcome Merlene, an experienced Senior Financial Counsellor who …

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