Women’s Legal Service Victoria is a not-for-profit organisation that has been providing free legal services to women since 1982. We work with women experiencing disadvantage to address legal issues arising from relationship breakdown or violence.
Women's Legal are currently recruiting for a Communications Officer to provide high-level communications on a diverse range of projects across the organisation.
Women's Legal Service Victoria will be closed from 4pm on Thursday 23rd December 2021, reopening at 9am on Monday 10th January 2022. Our duty lawyer services will continue over the holiday break.
New laws passed by Federal Parliament today will help women recovering from family violence to rebuild their financial independence after separation, in an important reform initiated by Women’s Legal Service Victoria.
If you are a victim-survivor of sexual assault who has questions about the legal issues around telling your story or being identified publicly, please contact our free legal advice and referral service.
The service is staffed by female lawyers, who specialise in legal issues arising from violence against women. Our lawyers can advise individual women on how the current law might affect them.
This new service operates from Mondays to Fridays between 9am and 5pm.
Metro Melbourne tel (03) 8622 0600
Regional callers tel 1800 133 302
Women’s Legal Service 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.
WLSV is funded by the government, but relies heavily on donations and in kind support. Your donation will help make a difference.
Women’s Legal Service is not accepting volunteer applications at the moment. We invite you to check our website for future opportunities.
Volunteers have been supporting Women’s Legal Service Victoria (WLSV) since 1981. We are committed to supporting volunteer involvement to extend and enhance our services and to provide meaningful work for women within the legal sector and associated fields.