Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women experience high rates of violence and systemic racism which may reduce the likelihood of support-seeking. Below, you'll find links to First Nations organisations operating legal services, as well as specialist family violence services run by and for Indigenous women.
Mob Strong Debt HelpMob Strong Debt Help is a free legal advice service about money matters for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples from anywhere in Australia. Provided by the Financial Rights Legal Centre.1800 808 488
Aboriginal Legal Service of WAProvides legal representation and support services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples throughout Western Australia.1800 019 900
Djinda ServiceA specialist legal support service for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Perth metropolitan area, that have experienced or are at risk of family and domestic violence or sexual assault.(08) 9200 2202
DjirraDjirra supports Aboriginal women to stay safe and keep well by offering personalised emotional and cultural support. Contact them if you are an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person living in Victoria experiencing family violence or feeling unsafe. Mon to Fri 9am to 10pm.1800 105 303
North Australian Aboriginal Family Legal ServiceWith offices in Darwin and Katherine NAAFLS is an independent Family Violence Prevention Legal Service, providing culturally sensitive assistance to Indigenous victim-survivors of family violence and sexual assault. Mon - Fri 8.30am to 4.30pm.1800 041 998
Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service (VALS)VALS provides referrals, advice/information, duty work or case work assistance to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in Victoria. 1800 064 865
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Service QldATSILS is a non-profit, community-based organisation contracted by the Federal Attorney General's Department to provide criminal, civil and family law services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians and their families in Queensland.1800 012 255 (24 hrs, 7 days)
Aboriginal Legal Rights MovementALRM is an Aboriginal community organisation and law practice in SA. It has a criminal practice and a civil section which deals with child protection and family law cases among other things.(08) 8113 3777 24hrs for emergencies
NPY Women's CouncilNgaanyatjarra Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (NPY) Women's Council is led by women’s law, authority and culture to deliver health, social and cultural services for all Anangu. (08) 8958 2345
Tasmanian Aboriginal Legal ServiceThe Tasmanian Aboriginal Legal Service (TALS) specialises in criminal, civil and family law matters for Aboriginal people in Tasmania.1800 595 162 (Freecall)
North Australian Aboriginal Justice Service (NAAJA)NAAJA is contracted by the Commonwealth Attorney General’s Department to provide Criminal and Civil Law services to Aboriginal people and their families in the Northern Territory.1800 898 251 (Freecall)
My Money DreamMy Money Dream is a free, digital Indigenous financial literacy program created and run by First Nations Foundation covering budgeting, banking, superannuation, insurance, culture and economy, loans and credit, buying a home, buying a car, and financial first aid.