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We provide free legal advice for women in Western Australia.

Policy and law 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 policy and law 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
  • 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 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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