Legal help with Centrelink

Having problems with a Centrelink payment? Our members are specialist community legal centres that provide free advice on issues like appealing a Centrelink decision, Centrelink debts, difficulties applying for Disability Support Pension, Compensation Preclusion Periods and more.

Find your nearest specialist legal centre by selecting your state below.

ACT   NSW   NT   QLD SA  TAS   VIC   WA

AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY

Canberra Community Law

Phone  (02) 6218 7977
TTY  (02) 6247 2018
Fax  (02) 6257 4801

9am – 5pm  |  Mon – Fri

NEW SOUTH WALES

Welfare Rights Centre (NSW)

Phone  (02) 9211 5300  |  1800 226 028
TTY  (02) 9211 0238
Fax  (02) 9211 5268

Illawarra Legal Centre

Phone  (02) 4276 1939
TTY  133 677
Fax  (02) 4276 1978

9am – 5pm |  Mon – Thu

NORTHERN TERRITORY

Northern Australian
Aboriginal Justice Agency

NAAJA has offices in Darwin, Palmerston, Alice Springs, Katherine, and Tennant Creek.

Free call 1800 898 251

Darwin Community Legal Service

Phone  (08) 8982 1111  |  1800 812 953
Fax  (08) 8982 1112

9.00am – 5.00pm  |  Mon – Fri
Katherine Women’s Information & Legal Service (KWILS)

Phone  (08) 8972 1712 |  1800 620 108
Fax  (08) 8972 1572
info@kwils.com.au
kwils.com.au
Please telephone for an appointment
Hours of Operation
8.00am – 4.30pm  |  Mon – Fri

Central Australian Women’s Legal Service (CAWLS)

CAWLS has offices in Alice Springs and Tennant Creek

Phone (08) 8952 4055 |1800 684 055

QUEENSLAND

Townsville Community Law

Phone  (07) 4721 5511
Fax  (07) 4721 5499

9.00am – 5.00pm  |  Mon – Fri

Basic Rights Queensland Inc.

Phone  (07) 3847 5532  |  1800 358 511
Fax  (07) 3421 2500

9.30am – 4.00pm  |  Mon – Fri

SOUTH AUSTRALIA

Uniting Communities Law Centre

Phone  (08) 8342 1800
Country callers 1300 886 220

TASMANIA

Hobart Community Legal Service Inc.

Phone  (03) 6223 2500
Fax  (03) 6223 2510

9.00am – 5.00pm  |  Mon – Fri

Launceston Community Legal Centre

Phone  (03) 6334 1577  |  1800 066 019
Fax  (03) 6331 5237

8.30am – 1.00pm and 1.30pm – 4.30pm  |  Mon – Thur
8.30am – 1.30pm  |  Fri

VICTORIA

Barwon Community Legal Service

Phone  (03) 5221 4744  |  1300 430 599

9.00am – 5.00pm  |  Mon – Fri

Social Security Rights, Victoria

Phone (03) 9481 0299 (General Enquiries)
Legal Assistance Line 0419 793 652
9:00am – 1:00pm; & 2:00pm – 5pm (Monday – Thursday)

Worker Help Line Service 0429 450 346
9:00am – 5:00pm (Monday – Thursday)
info@ssrv.org.au
ssrv.org.au
dsphelp.org.au (For help and assistance with the Disability Support Pension)
Hours of Operation
9.00am – 5.00pm (Monday – Thursday)

WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Sussex Street Community Law Service

Phone  (08) 6253 9500  |  1800 642 791
TTY  (08) 9470 2831
Fax  (08) 9470 1805

9.30am – 1.00pm and 2.00pm – 4.30pm  |  Mon, Tue, Thur, Fri

Fremantle Community Legal Centre

Phone  (08) 9432 9790
TTY  (08) 9432 9777
Fax  (08) 9432 9794

9.30am – 4.00pm  |  Mon – Fri
Kimberley Community Legal Service – Kununurra

Phone (08) 9169 3100
Freecall 1800 686 020
office@kcls.org.au
https://www.kcls.org.au/
4 Papuana St, Kununurra WA 6743 | PO Box 622 Kununurra WA 6743
Telephone or visit office to make an appointment
Hours of Operation
8:30am – 4:30pm | Mon – Fri

Welfare Rights & Advocacy Service

Phone  (08) 9328 1751
TTY  (08) 9328 6069
Fax  (08) 9227 1375

9.30am – 5.00pm  |  Mon – Fri
Kimberley Community Legal Service – Broome

Phone (08) 9192 5177
Freecall 1800 797 088
broomeoffice@kcls.org.au
https://www.kcls.org.au/
6/41 Canarvon Street, Broome WA 6725 | PO Box 271115, Broome WA 6725
Telephone or visit office to make an appointment
Hours of Operation
8:30am – 4:30pm | Mon – Fri