Fitzroy Legal Service - a community legal service

Fitzroy Legal Service (FLS) is one of the oldest community legal centres in Australia, opening in 1972. FLS provides legal advice and casework services and plays a significant role in the areas of law reform and community legal education, which is closely bound up with the practice of preventative law, demystification of the law, self-help and empowerment.

FLS also has a long history of running public interest cases. The experiences from the casework practice inform the law reform and community legal education activities of the organisation.

FLS News


Unprecedented demand from families needing legal advice has prompted the Fitzroy Legal Service (FLS) to open a new, free evening clinic at the Neighbourhood Justice Centre (NJC) in Collingwood on top of it...

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LGBTIQ Legal Advice Service

LGBTIQ clinic provides insight into the legal issues the community faces.

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Current Action

The East West Tunnel and the opposing Train not Toll Roads Campaign is currently the most controversial community issue in the City Of Yarra, with impacts going beyond, and affecting many Melbourne suburbs...

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Free Legal Advice

FLS provides free legal advice to people in and around the City of Yarra. Interpreting services can be arranged if necessary. We do not provide any legal advice by phone or email.

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Opening Times for Advice

Monday - Friday
6:30pm - 8:00pm

124 Johnston St.
Fitzroy, 3065