Our Services

Our centre offers both face to face and telephone advice. Appointments are preferable.

North West Community Legal Centre is established to provide advice to residents of the North West Coast of Tasmania. Residents in other areas of the State can be referred to Community Legal Centres in their local area. We provide advice on a broad range of legal issues, including:

  • General family law
  • Motor vehicle accidents
  • Problems with government departments
  • Criminal matters
  • Neighbour disputes
  • Credit & debt issues to consumers
  • Residential tenancy matters
  • and more...

We can also provide

Our centre also provides community legal education.

One of our solicitors is available to speak to community groups and organisations, secondary schools and colleges in relation to our services, but also any particular area of law that is of interest to them.

The North West Community Legal Centre is one of seven Community Legal Centres in Tasmania and has links with other Community Legal Centres across the country.

We are a free one off advice and referral centre. We do not conduct in Court representation or ongoing case work, unless the case work is approved in exceptional circumstances.

Mission Statement

Mission

The North West Community Legal Centre Inc. provides a free, accessible, primarily generalist legal service promoting self-help, law reform, community legal education and participation, within its available resources.

Vision

The North West Community Legal Centre Inc. seeks to achieve a legal system that is accessible to all persons regardless of social or financial circumstances.

Values

The North West Community Legal Centre Inc. values access to justice.