Aboriginal Legal Service (NSW/ACT)

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Is child protection talking to you?
Phone 1800 733 233 or 02 8836 3444

 

Separating from your partner? Worried about children?
Phone 1800 733 233 or 02 8836 3444 

 

In trouble with Police?
Phone 1800 765 767 or 02 8303 6600

 

Want to work off your fines?
Phone 1300 478 879 

 

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ALS is an Aboriginal community organisation giving information and referral, and legal advice and court representation to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men, women and children across NSW and ACT. 

We work in Criminal law, Children's Care and Protection law and Family law, and we provide information and referral for Civil law. We also assist with Work and Development Orders and Custody Notification.

We have 23 offices and 187 Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal staff across NSW and ACT determined to get justice for Aboriginal people and the community.

 

 

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News

NSW legislation may need to be reviewed

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Aboriginal Legal Service NSW/ACT (ALS) is concerned about the care of intoxicated persons in police holding cells following the tragic death of an Aboriginal woman in police cell custody on 19 July 2016. read more

*Trigger alert* Aboriginal death in police cell custody

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We are very sad to advise that a 36 year old Aboriginal woman has died in police cell custody in NSW. read more

Changing practice in child protection: all players at the table

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Aboriginal Legal Service (NSW/ACT) is driving change in child protection practices and processes through a community consultation and engagement symposium bringing Judges, Aboriginal community members, child protection workers and carers together to the t read more

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