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Women's Legal Service Victoria is a not for profit organisation which has been providing free legal services to women since 1982. We work with and for women experiencing particular disadvantage to address legal issues arising from relationship breakdown or violence.

We are funded by the Indigenous Justice and Legal Assistance Division, Attorney General’s Department, Canberra and Victoria Legal Aid.

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Seeking a new Board member

31 July 2016

Women's Legal Service Victoria (WLSV) is seeking a new Board member to join its diverse and dynamic Board.


To apply, please click here.

Lawyer position

6 July 2016

We're recruiting!


If you're passionate about eliminating family violence and have a background in family law, come and work for us!


To find out more about the position and how to apply click here.

Cash, Shorten and Di Natale receive petition from Rosie Batty on family law system reform

20 June 2016

This morning all political leaders from all major parties joined Rosie Batty and Women's Legal Services Australia to raise concerns about safety in family law.

The federal minister for women, Senator Michaelia Cash, shadow minister for women, Senator Clare Moore and the leader of the Australian Greens, Senator Richard Di Natale, were delivered a petition by Rosie Batty calling for reform the family law system with over 21,000 signatures from across Australia. 

Women's Legal Service Victoria along with Women's Legal Services around the country have developed this practical five step plan to improve the system.You can read about Women's Legal Services Australia's media release here.