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Aboriginal Legal Services

Contact details for New South Wales legal advice is provided below.

Ring one of the following contacts to find out where your nearest Aboriginal Legal Service office is:

Aboriginal Legal Service (NSW/ACT) Ltd

The Aboriginal Legal Service (ALS) provides legal information, advice, referrals and representation to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders in the areas of criminal law, care and protection and family law.

For police charges and court matters, you can contact them on 1800 765 767.

For care and protection and family law matters, you can contact them on 1800 733 233.

You can find your local ALS office here:


Many Rivers Aboriginal Legal Service

Many Rivers provides legal advice, assistance and representation to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in criminal law matters. Many Rivers has offices in the following locations:

Coffs Harbour

Phone: (02) 6651 8033

Address: 182 Pacific Highway, Coffs Harbour 2450


Phone: (02) 6562 5990

Address: 2/41 Belgrave St, Kempsey 2440


Phone: (02) 6622 7088

Address: 3/15 Molesworth St, Lismore 2480


Phone: (02) 4921 8830

Address: 2nd Floor, 300 King St, Newcastle 2300


Phone: (02) 6551 3928

Address: 1/80 Wynter St, Taree 2430


Phone: (02) 6643 4851 / 1300 882 255

Address: 76 Heber St, Grafton 2460


Western Aboriginal Legal Service

The WALS provides legal representation, referrals and advice in the central west, north west and far west of New South Wales.

Phone: (02) 6882 6966

Fax: (02) 6882 0726

Freecall: 1800 826 966


Address: 23-25 Carrington Ave, Dubbo NSW 2830


Last updated October 2009 

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