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Women’s Legal Service Victoria (WLSV) is a not for profit organisation providing free and confidential legal information, advice, referrals and representation to women in Victoria. We specialise in issues arising from relationship breakdown and violence against women. In addition to delivering services to women, we develop and implement preventative family violence programs and influence the development of legal policy and law reform. We also provide education, training and professional development on the law and related areas.

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Communications officer

6 August 2014

We're looking for a fabulous communications volunteer, one day a week to work on our Stepping Stones project.


Read the position description and apply by 5pm, 22 August.

No more deaths. We need a family violence system that saves lives

14 July 2014

The tragic death of Luke Batty is powerfully told by Luke's mum, Rosie Batty, on ABC's 4 Corners program.


Her story begs the question - how can we make sure our system protects innocent women and children from being murdered?


Read our recommendations on strengthening Victoria's family violence justice system.


Wondering how you can help? 


In the lead up to the 2014 state election, let's call on our state MPs to commit to eliminating family violence in Victoria.

WLSV creating pathways out of poverty for women & their children

28 April 2014

We're launching our new Stepping Stones project!


Funded by the Legal Services Board, our lawyers and financial counsellor will be working together to provide free help to women experiencing economic hardship and poverty.


Read more about our project and get involved.