Canberra Community Law (formerly Welfare Rights and Legal Centre) has been providing legal services to people on low incomes for over 30 years. Canberra Community Law has substantial legal practice experience and expertise in its areas of speciality.
Canberra Community Law provides the following legal services:
- Dhurrawang Aboriginal Human Rights Program
- Housing Law
- Public Housing Duty Lawyer
- Social Security Law
- Street Law
- Disability Discrimination Law
- Socio-Legal Practice (SLP) Clinic
- Night Time Legal Advice Service
Canberra Community Law is accredited by Community Legal Centres Australia, the national peak body of community legal centres in Australia.
Canberra Community Law is a member of Economic Justice Australia, the national body for community legal centres in Australia which specialise in Social Security/Centrelink law, policy and practice.
Canberra Community Law is also a member of the ACT Legal Assistance Forum (ACTLAF), a forum of free legal services focused on working together to improve access to justice in the Australian Capital Territory.
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