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

FLS participation in the East West Link Project Litigation

The Fitzroy Legal Service assists thousands of individuals each year through a range of direct legal assistance services and through publications such as The Law Handbook. We recently initiated a new fami...

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Proceedings to be lodged in East West Project

Proceedings will be commenced today (Tuesday 22 April 2014) in the Supreme Court against the Victorian Government and Linking Melbourne Authority, alleging -misleading conduct- over the claimed benefits o...

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HUGE DEMAND FROM FAMILIES NEEDING LEGAL ADVICE

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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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