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Position vacant: Principal Solicitor

The Principal Solicitor will lead WSCLC's legal practice, with a focus upon reaching out to disadvantaged people across the whole of Western Sydney. Working closely with the Director, the Principal Solicitor will focus upon providing [...]

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WSCLC and Mt Druitt TAFE working together in support of local Koori kids

The WSCLC Children’s Court Assistance Scheme (CCAS) has been working with Mt Druitt TAFE and the NRL on a program to support local Koori kids. The program began when WSCLC was approached by Mt Druitt [...]

New Family Advocacy and Support Services launched

Wednesday 17th May saw the launch of the new Family Advocacy and Support Services (FASS) program. The program was launched by Federal Attorney-General Senator the Hon George Brandis QC at Parramatta Family Court. As well [...]

New tenancy outreach service in Western Sydney

Starting from Wednesday 10th May, the Western Sydney Tenants' Advice and Advocacy Service (WESTS) will operate a new outreach service in Penrith every Wednesday from 8:30am to 4:30pm (with a break for lunch from 1-2pm). [...]

CLC funding to be reinstated by Federal Government

On Monday 24th April, Federal Attorney General George Brandis and Senator Michaelia Cash announced that the government will not be pursuing the proposed funding cuts of 30% to the community legal sector. WSCLC welcomes this [...]

Sometimes you need help to get on the right track

Raymond Morris is a public housing tenant who's very active in his community – he's mentored and supported hundreds of people in recovery from drug and alcohol addiction. He helps people in jail as well as [...]

  • NSW Attorney General Mark Speakman with WSLC staff

WSCLC welcomes funding announcement by NSW Government

On the 12th April NSW Attorney General Mark Speakman visited Western Sydney Community Legal Centre (WSCLC) following his announcement of $6 million in additional funding for CLCs in NSW. The Attorney General met members of [...]

30% funding cut looms for Community Legal Centres

On 1 July 2017, Commonwealth funding for Community Legal Centres (CLCs) across Australia under the National Partnership Agreement on Legal Assistance Services 2015-2020 (NPA) will reduce by $12.1 million. This is equivalent to a funding [...]

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WHO WE ARE

WSCLC is a non-profit community organisation, funded by state and federal government bodies, and by non-government bodies. We are managed by a volunteer management committee.

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WHAT WE DO

We provide legal advice and assistance in areas including Aboriginal Legal Access, Building Disputes, Family Law, Care and Protection, Domestic Violence, Residential Tenancy and Student Legal Services.

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WHERE WE WORK

We assist residents far and wide across Western Sydney, from Parramatta to Mount Druitt; from Penrith to Windsor. Please contact our nearest office to check whether you are in our catchment area.

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