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). [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
2015-2016 was a busy and challenging year for Macquarie Legal Centre. Perhaps the biggest change to the service came in May 2016, when the Management Committee decided to amalgamate with Hawkesbury Nepean CLC and Mt [...]
Veselko Cuic, Supervising Solicitor at WSCLC Rooty Hill Office, was nominated for the Justice Medal at the 2016 Law and Justice Foundation Justice Awards. Veselko was nominated by Ed Husic MP, Federal Member for Chifley. [...]
Our new website has up-to-date information about our various programs and offices. The site will continue to grow along with WSCLC. Check back soon for more publications and other resources. Hopefully, you've already noticed our [...]
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.
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 client catchment area.