Free information and support
You can call Disaster Legal Help Victoria on 1800 113 432 to get free information about your legal issues and options for ongoing assistance.
Our legal factsheets cover the most common areas of legal concern to those affected by disasters. Topics covered include fencing, property, destroyed wills and documents, and dealing with insurance and mortgage problems.
For information on a range of support services and programs that assist families, businesses and farmers affected by emergencies across Victoria, visit the Victorian Government's Emergency Relief and Recovery website.
The Australian Government's Disaster Assist website also provides updates on current disasters and information about assistance and responses to previous disasters.
Reproducing material from Disaster Legal Help
Material from this website may be reproduced, as long as sources are acknowledged, by government agencies and legal and community sector organisations that are developing disaster response plans and materials for communities. The information contained in this website is designed and intended to provide general information for Victorians on legal topics, current at the time of publication. The contents do not constitute legal advice, are not intended as a substitute for legal advice and should not be relied on as such.