Disaster Legal Help Victoria

Disaster Legal Help Victoria

Supporting communities and building resilience.

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Support for people affected by current disasters in Victoria

If you have been affected by the recent fires in the Grampians and storms across Victoria, we have information that can help.

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Ways to contact us

If you have been affected by a disaster, you might have legal questions or concerns. There are a number of ways where you can be connected to the right service.

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Call Disaster Legal Help Victoria

Call 1800 113 432, weekdays 8am to 6pm, for legal information and referrals.

Call 1800 113 432
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Find a community legal centre

Contact your closest community legal centre and get advice from a local lawyer.

Find your closest community legal centre

Help is available in your language if you've been affected by the Victorian floods

Find out more about help available if you have been affected by recent flooding in Victoria. Information also available in Arabic / عربي, Simplified Chinese /简体中文, Traditional Chinese / 繁體中文, Dari / دری, Greek/ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΑ, Italian / Italiano, Karen / ကညီ, Pashto/پښتو, Punjabi/ਪੰਜਾਬੀ and Vietnamese / Tiếng Việt.

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Other ways to contact us

If you don’t speak English or it is your second language, please call the Translating and Interpreting ServiceExternal Link on 131 450 and ask to be put through to Disaster Legal Help Victoria on 1800 113 432.

If you are deaf or you find it hard to hear or speak on the phone, you can email us at DisasterLegalHelp@vla.vic.gov.au or contact us through the National Relay Service. Visit the National Relay ServiceExternal Link website for more information.

About us

Disaster Legal Help Victoria co-ordinates legal assistance for people impacted by disaster and provides community legal education to build resilience. It is a partnership between the Federation of Community Legal CentresExternal Link , Justice ConnectExternal Link , the Law Institute of VictoriaExternal Link , Victoria Legal AidExternal Link , Victorian Aboriginal Legal ServiceExternal Link and the Victorian Bar AssociationExternal Link .

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Reviewed 05 March 2024